Large scale Mariculture of Seaweeds - Need of the Hour

Kaladharan, P (2017) Large scale Mariculture of Seaweeds - Need of the Hour. In: National Seminar on Seaweed: A Source of Neutraceutical Health Care Products and New Materials, 9 February 2017, Kochi.

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    Abstract

    Seaweeds are marine macroalgae consisting of taxonomically distinguished groups of Chlorophyta (Green seaweeds), Phaeophyta (Brown seaweeds) and Rhodophyta (Red seaweeds). They are generally found attached to rocks, pebbles or other aquatic plants in the intertidal or subtidal regions of the sea. Seaweeds are the natural source of phycocolloids such as agar-agar, algin and carra2eenan. A number of tropical seaweeds including green algae (Ulva, Enteromorpha, Monostroma, Caulerpa) brown seaweeds (Dictyota, Laminaria, Cladosiphon, Padina) and red seaweed (Gracilaria, Porphyra, Eucheuma) are eaten directly (sea vegetables) for their minerals, vitamins, proteins, essential amino acids and low fat content.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweed
    Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 06:07
    Last Modified: 10 Feb 2017 06:07
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11535

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