ALGAPLUS is based in Aveiro region, Portugal.
The seaweed production is conducted under the Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) concept in partnership with a semi-intensive seabass and seabream farm (MATERAQUA, Lda) with 14 ha of seawater surface.
Water source and quality
In the water where the seaweed is cultivated, temperatures range from approx. 12 to 24ºC
The climate and weather conditions of Aveiro regionare depicted below (temperature and precipitation).
Trains: the city is serviced by Alfa Pendular (Lisbon - Braga;
Lisbon - Oporto; Faro - Oporto) and Intercity (Intercidades: Lisbon
- Oporto and Lisbon - Guimarães) trains, Regional trains, Suburban
Trains (Urbanos do Porto) and also the Linha do Vouga, a narrow
gauge railway to Águeda and Sernada do Vouga.
Boats: moliceiros in Ria for hire to tourists, for fishing purposes and recreational ones like regattas. Routes/Primary expressways: A 1 (Porto - Lisbon); A 25 (Viseu - Guarda - Vilar Formoso).
Regional Airport: Aerodromo de Aveiro/São Jacinto (LPAV).
Port/Harbour (harbor): Porto de Aveiro (Ílhavo/Aveiro).