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seaweed & spirulina farms

Laminaria (Kelp), Undaria (Wakame), Porphyra (Nori), Gracilaria (Agar-agar) Euchema (Carageenan) and Caulerpa lentillifera (Sea grapes or green caviar) are maricultured specially in Asian countries, due to their commercial importance. China is the country with the highest maricultured seaweed production in the world since the late 1980.

Spirulina farms have undergone an important development in the last few years. Countries like China, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, New Zealand are the main producers of spirulina but other projects of are under development in Togo, Peru and Vietnam.

Related theme: Seaweed Producers



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