China seaplant statistics

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China (XCH) Coastline 14,500 km

 

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Commercial seaweed species & production

Genus species type

Total mt

Cultivated

Ascophyllum nodosum brown 3,000 0
Eucheuma gelatinae red 300 300
Gelidium spp. red 300 0
Gracilaria asisatica red 300* 300*
Gracilaria tenuistipitata red * *
Kappaphycus alvarezii red 800 800
Laminaria japonica brown 644,464 644,464
Porphyra haitanensis red 30,165* 30,165*
Porphyra yezoensis red * *
Ulva spp. green n/a n/a
Undaria pinnitifida brown 20,000 n/a
total     699,329 676,029
* Production figures combined by genus.

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Acetabularia | Capsosiphon | Caulerpa | Codium | Dictyosphaeria | Enteromorpha | Monostroma | Ulva

Acanthophora | Ahnfeltia | Asparagopsis | Betaphycus | Caloglossa | Catenella | Chondrus | Eucheuma | Furcellaria | Gelidiella | Gelidium | Gigartina | Gloiopeltis | Gracilaria | Gracilariopsis | Grateloupia | Gymnogongrus | Halymenia | Hypnea | Iridaea | Kappaphycus | Laurencia | Lithothamnion | Mastocarpus | Mazzaella | Meristotheca | Nemalion | Palmaria | Phyllophora | Phymatolithon | Porphyra | Pterocladia | Scinaia | Solieria | Tichocarpus

Alaria | Ascophyllum | Cladosiphon | Cystoseira | Desmarestia | Durvillaea | Ecklonia | Egregia | Fucus | Hizikia | Hydroclathrus | Laminaria | Lessonia | Macrocystis | Nemacystus | Nereocystis | Pelvetia | Postelsia | Sargassum | Scytosiphon | Turbinaria | Undaria

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