Factsheets for Red Seaweeds (phylum Rhodophyta)

Genus: Mazzaella Trade name: mazzaella Symbol: MZ
AuthorityG. De Toni f. Type species: Mazzaella californica (J. Agardh) G. De Toni f.
Commercial species:  splendens (SPL)
Common names: Gigartina
Classification: Eukaryota, Phylum Rhodophyta, Class Rhodophyceae, Subclass Florideophycidae, Order Gigartinales, Family Gigartinaceae. 
AlgaeBase names and species:  23 names - 22 current as of 12-2001.
Comprehensive lists of common names , generic & specific names can be found at AlgaeBase. >>Click here<<  for SuriaLink's policy on names.
SuriaLink SeaPlant Utility Rating
Minor wild crop used for food & galactans
Harvesting must use good  environmental practices.
Description
In preparation.
Habitat
In preparation.

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Mazzaella production
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Tons per annum
wild harvest
Tons per annum
cultivated
Canada n/a 0
Total 

n/a

n/a 0
Production
Production figures are being sought
Biology & Agronomy
In preparation.
Chemistry
In preparation.
Processing
We have several monographs in progress covering analytical procedures post-harvest treatment and process technology. Check the processing index for available web pages and monographs. 
Products, Uses & Applications
List of species' uses and community affiliations
Genus GenID SpID Species Uses Communities
Mazzaella MZ SPL splendens FH, FI, IA, MD, PA, PC, WB BP, SV, WB

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Mazzaella is most strongly associated with the Biopolymer,   Seavegetables and Wellbeing communities.
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