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Culture of the red algae, Kappaphycus seaweed in Vietnam

Photo credit: Ahmad Yousef alqarain (Jordan) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In 1993, Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed was the first time to be cultured at experimental bases in Son Hai lagoon, Vietnam. Since then, the culture of this species steadily expanded and turned to an economic activity from 1995 onward especially in the …

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Seaweed farming in Tanzania

Photo credit: Mukama Ndaro (Tanzania)      Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal There are two main species of seaweed farmed in Tanzania: Eucheuma spinosum  and Kappaphycus cottonii  The farming of Eucheuma was initiated in Tanzania in early 1989 and become popular in coastal areas as a means of income generation and/or in rural development for the small-scale seaweed farm. …

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Seaweed culture in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) Seaweed culture has gained a considerable adoption in the Philippines, in fact making up the large bulk of aquatic organisms production. The high cost of feeds for milkfish, tilapia and other farmed finfishes coupled with the growing market demand for seaweeds have encouraged many fish farmers to shift to seaweed farming …

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