Production of Green Seaweeds

Reported commercial production  of Green Seaweeds (Phylum Chlorophyta)
by genus and country

Production information and other data specific to genera and species are being prepared for each genus shown in the Greens Index. Meanwhile the table below summarises known production patterns. Tonnages are given in terms of "commercially dry seaweed".

Genus Country Total Cultivated
Caulerpa Philippines 810 810
Caulerpa total 810 810
Codium Korea, North 50 0
Codium Korea, South 50 0
Codium total 100 0
Enteromorpha Japan 1,400 1,400
Enteromorpha Korea, North 538 538
Enteromorpha Korea, South 500 500
Enteromorpha total 2,438 2,438
Monostroma Japan 1,250 1,250
Monostroma total 1,250 1,250
Ulva Japan 1,500 0
Ulva total 1,500 0
GRAND TOTAL 6,098 4,498

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