Seaweed farming

Seaweed farming, ALGAPLUS

Seaweed ProductionALGAPLUS was created from the will of two biologists to transfer their scientific knowledge and research experience into a business with impact in the areas of aquaculture, biotechnology and the environment. ALGAPLUS is the pioneer, in Portugal, of the production of marine macroalgae (marine vegetables) and its application as the extractive component (biofilter) in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture systems (IMTA).

ALGAPLUS sells dried macroalgae, whole or milled (between 1 to 8mm). The species available at the moment are: Gracilaria verrucosa, Chondrus crispus, Ulva lactuca, Porphyra spp., Codium tomentosum. Other species can be considered on customer’s request.