Portugal seaplant statistics

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Portugal (XPO) Coastline 830 km

 

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Commercial seaweed species

Genus species type Total mt Cultivated
Chondrus spp. red 30 0
Enteromorpha spp. green n/a n/a
Fucus vesiculosus brown 2 0
Gelidium sesquipedale red 900 n/a
Gracilaria spp. red n/a n/a
Laurencia pinnitifida red n/a n/a
Mastocarpus stellatus red 70 0
Porphyra leucostica red n/a n/a
Pterocladia capillacea red 300 0
Ulva spp. green n/a n/a
total     1,302 n/a

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