North Korea seaplant statistics

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Korea, North (XKN) Coastline 2,495 km

 

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Commercial seaweed species & production

Genus species type Total mt Cultivated
Capsosiphon fulvescens green n/a n/a
Chondrus crassicaulis red 200 0
Codium fragile green 50 0
Ecklonia stolonifera brown n/a n/a
Enteromorpha clathrata green 538* 538*
Enteromorpha compressa green * *
Enteromorpha grevillei green * *
Enteromorpha intestinalis green * *
Enteromorpha linza green * *
Enteromorpha nitidum green * *
Enteromorpha prolifera green * *
Gelidium anansii red n/a n/a
Gloiopeltis furcata red n/a n/a
Gloiopeltis tenax red n/a n/a
Gracilaria verrucosa red n/a n/a
Hizikia fusiformis brown 4,000 3,860
Laminaria japonica brown 3,000 2,300
Laminaria religiosa brown n/a n/a
Nemalion vermiculare red n/a n/a
Pelvetia siliquosa brown n/a n/a
Porphyra kuniedae red 20,449* 20,449*
Porphyra seriata red * *
Porphyra suborticulata red * *
Porphyra tenera red * *
Porphyra yezoensis red * *
Pterocladia capillacea red n/a n/a
Sargassum horneri brown n/a n/a
Scytosiphon lomentaria green n/a n/a
Undaria peterseniana brown n/a n/a
Undaria pinnitifida brown 43,398 43,398
total     71,635 70,045
* Production combined by genus. Production from North Korea and South Korea estimated by splitting the combined total.

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