Tag Archive: Kiribati

Aug 28 2015

Seaweed culture in Kiribati Islands

Photo credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Two seaweed species (Eucheuma alvarezii & Eucheuma spinosum) were first introduced in Kiribati from Hawaii in 1977. Based on farming and marketing trials, only E. alvarezii was concentrated upon due to the very slow growth of E. spinosum. The common methods for seaweed …

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