India seaplant statistics

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India (XIN) Coastline 7,000 km

 

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Commercial seaweed species & production

Genus species type Total mt Cultivated
Gelidiella acerosa red 232 n/a
Gracilaria edulis red 215* n/a
Gracilaria folifera red * n/a
Hypnea musciformis red n/a n/a
Hypnea valentiae red n/a n/a
Kappaphycus alvarezii red 200 200
Sargassum ilicifolium brown n/a n/a
Sargassum myriocystum brown n/a n/a
Sargassum polycystum brown n/a n/a
Sargassum wightii brown 2,249 n/a
Turbinaria conoides brown 307* n/a
Turbinaria decurrens brown * n/a
Turbinaria ornata brown * n/a
total     3,203 200
* Production combined by genus.

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