The farming of the seaweed Kappaphycus
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A 24-page manual that introduces the carrageenan-producing seaweed Kappaphycus whose culture has spread from Jolo in Mindanao to at least 14 sites in the Visayas and Luzon. Four culture methods are presented: fixed off-bottom, raft long-line (single or multiple), hanging long line, and polyculture of seaweeds with carnivorous fishes.
Hurtado, A. Q., & Agbayani, R. F. (2000). The farming of the seaweed Kappaphycus. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
SeriesAquaculture extension manual; No. 32
25 p. : ill.
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