Category Archives: Seaweed

Seaweed refers to several species of marine macroscopic or multicellular algae. The term includes some types of red, brown, and green algae, which are classified by the presence of some particular type of photosynthetic pigments.

Seafood company uses fish gurry, crab shell, and seaweed in fertilizer

Neptune’s Harvest Fertilizer’s parent company, Ocean Crest Seafoods, in Gloucester, Mass., inadvertently ended up in the organic fertilizer business. A wholesale fish and seafood company established in 1965, Ocean Crest had a need to dispose of the fish remains, gurry, created after processing. Gurry Continue reading Seafood company uses fish gurry, crab shell, and seaweed in fertilizer

How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry

Foraged from the rock cliffs and shallow waters of the world’s coastlines, seaweed has been an important food, fuel, and fertilizer since ancient times. Today, modern farming has supplanted wild harvesting; in Asia, more than 6.5 million tons are farmed each year. But the industry would never have thrived the way it does today without the important contributions of one woman in Continue reading How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry

Results – Algae World News’ most popular algae stories in year 2014

[Global] Since our launching in the early 2014, Algae World News has collected and posted more than 1,686 algae news. Continue reading Results – Algae World News’ most popular algae stories in year 2014

Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network: A Short Video Presentation of Seaweed Farming

This is a short video produced by the Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network in year 2012. The video introduces informative piece about Seaweeds; The roles, applications and values seaweeds have in marine ecosystems, the economy and our Continue reading Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network: A Short Video Presentation of Seaweed Farming