Philippines seaplant statistics

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Commercial seaweed species & production

Genus species type Total mt Cultivated
Acanthophora spicifera red n/a n/a
Acetabularia major green n/a n/a
Asparagopsis taxiformis red n/a n/a
Betaphycus gelatinae red n/a n/a
Caulerpa lentillifera green 810 810
Caulerpa peltata green n/a n/a
Caulerpa racemosa green n/a n/a
Caulerpa sertularioides green n/a n/a
Caulerpa taxifolia green n/a n/a
Codium bartletti green n/a n/a
Codium edule green n/a n/a
Codium fragile green n/a n/a
Codium sinuosa green n/a n/a
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa green n/a n/a
Enteromorpha compressa green n/a n/a
Enteromorpha prolifera green n/a n/a
Eucheuma denticulatum red 10,000 10,000
Gelidiella acerosa red n/a n/a
Gracilaria firma red n/a n/a
Gracilaria heteroclada red n/a n/a
Gracilaria tenuistipitata red n/a n/a
Halymenia durvillaei red n/a n/a
Hydroclathrus clathratus brown n/a n/a
Hypnea pannosa red n/a n/a
Kappaphycus alvarezii red 60,000 60,000
Laurencia papillosa red n/a n/a
Sargassum spp. brown 5,000 0
Scinaia moniliformis red n/a n/a
Turbinaria spp. brown n/a n/a
Ulva pertusa green n/a n/a
total     75,810 70,810
* Production combined by genus.

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