Green algae and other aquatic plants

Green algae


The production of green algae remains limited (compared with red and brown algae production). Once again, these algae are mainly grown in Asia.


Other aquatic plants and blue-green algae


The production of this group reflects the involvement of China in their culture.

The beginning of Spirulina production can be seen on the graph, these blue-green algae serve not only for the pharmaceutical industry but also as a means to counter malnutrition in Africa.

FAO 2007 (2005 production)