Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities

Focus on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma of Commerce

  • Anicia Q. Hurtado
  • Alan T. Critchley
  • Iain C. Neish

Part of the Developments in Applied Phycology book series (DAPH, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Iain C. Neish, Miguel Sepulveda, Anicia Q. Hurtado, Alan T. Critchley
    Pages 1-27
  3. Leila Hayashi, Renata P. Reis, Alex Alves dos Santos, Beatriz Castelar, Daniel Robledo, Gloria Batista de Vega et al.
    Pages 55-90
  4. C. R. K. Reddy, Nair S. Yokoya, Wilson Thau Lym Yong, Maria Rovilla J. Luhan, Anicia Q. Hurtado
    Pages 91-110
  5. Rafael R. Loureiro, Anicia Q. Hurtado, Alan T. Critchley
    Pages 111-119
  6. Danilo B. Largo, Ik Kyo Chung, Siew-Moi Phang, Grevo S. Gerung, Calvyn F. A. Sondak
    Pages 121-129
  7. Majid Khan Majahar Ali, Ahmad Fudholi, Jumat Sulaiman, Mohana Sundaram Muthuvalu, Mohd Hafidz Ruslan, Suhaimi Md. Yasir et al.
    Pages 131-145
  8. José G. Ortiz-Tena, Doris Schieder, Volker Sieber
    Pages 155-164
  9. Iain C. Neish, Shrikumar Suryanarayan
    Pages 173-192
  10. Ross Campbell, Sarah Hotchkiss
    Pages 193-205
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 207-216

About this book


This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world’s largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of these carrageenan-bearing seaweeds. Important elements of taxonomy, distribution and methods of cultivation and processing are presented to the reader in an accessible and easily understood format. The book provides a number of valuable opinions on value addition and MUZE technologies which highlight value-chains associated with these important red algae.


Eucheuma-Kappaphycus Farming techniques Carrageenan farming Seaweed-carrageenan indusctry Post harvest management Climate Change in Eucheuma-Kappaphycus Micropropagation Seaweed Sustainability Seaweed Cultivation Reproductive Biology MUZE technologies

Editors and affiliations

  • Anicia Q. Hurtado
    • 1
  • Alan T. Critchley
    • 2
  • Iain C. Neish
    • 3
  1. 1.Integrated Services for the Development of Aquaculture and Fisheries (ISDA) Inc.JaroPhilippines
  2. 2.The Evangeline Trail ParadiseNova ScotiaCanada
  3. 3.PT Sea Six Energy IndonesiaBaliIndonesia

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