Experimental cultivation of seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii using net-tube method

Sukhadane, Kapil S and Mohammed Koya, K and Divu, D and Mojjada, Suresh Kumar and Vase, Vinay Kumar and Sreenath, K R and Kumari, Sonia and Pradhan, Rajesh Kumar and Dash, Gyanaranjan and Kripa, V (2017) Experimental cultivation of seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii using net-tube method. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (231). pp. 9-11. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Kappaphycus alvarezii an economically important red tropical seaweed, is used as significant source for carrageenan that is used in various food, pharmaceutical, industrial and biotechnological applications. The commercial cultivation of K. alvarezii was initiated in the Philippines in the year 1960 and later it was introduced in many countries including India for experimental or commercial cultivation. The rapid growth rates, easy dispersal and ways to cultivate K. alvarezii makes the species adaptable and flourish in new habitats. It is reported that the species can double its biomass in 15-30 days

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: seaweed; Kappaphycus alvarezii; net-tube method
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 09:10
    Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 09:10
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12300

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