Green Seaweed: Characteristics, classification, properties and more

The Green Seaweed or Chlorophyta are characterized by having chlorophyll a and b; which  give originates their color. They also possess carotenoids and xanthophylls, which protect their cells from insolation. There are more than 7,000 known species of green seaweed, being 800 of them marine species. The rest are terrestrial and freshwater seaweed. Most terrestrial green seaweed can … Leer más

Red Seaweed: Characteristics, types, properties and more

The Red Seaweed or Phylum Rhodophyta, is an important group of seaweed that includes about 7,000 species. They are characterized mainly by having a reddish coloration and by the lack of flagella. Therefore, they have restricted capacity to mobilize. As in the case of others  marine algae, the eastern countries , specially  China;  have benefited from … Leer más

Comestible Algae: Types, names, properties, and more

In recent years, people from all  countries  have got used to consume different types of Comestible Algae. There are many varieties of this species, which besides having  a delicious flavor, provide multiple properties and benefits for  our body. Comestible Algae Around The World The custom of consuming comestible algae comes from the Japanese culture;  but it has … Leer más

Nori Seaweed: Properties, preparation and much more

This article shows all the benefits of the Nori Seaweed, a marine species whose popularity has grown around the world, especially in Japan,  where it represents a millionaire industry What Are Nori Seaweed: ☘️ The word Nori is used in the Japanese language, to refer to edible varieties of the red seaweed species Porphyra. The Porphyra Yezoensis and the Porphyra  … Leer más

Cultivation of Algae: Microalgae, Macro algae and more…

Cultivation of Algea in Laboratories

The Cultivation of Algae or algae culture, is a sort of aquaculture  that carries out  the cultivation of marine algae species in laboratories. Most of these crops are microalgae, such as phytoplankton and microphytes. The procces is quite different in the case of macro algae since they are difficult to cultivate, especially because of their large size. Hence, … Leer más

Diatoms Algae : Uses, properties and much more about this species

The Diatoms Algae belong to the most common type of phytoplankton, thus they are unicellular  organisms that also belong to the group of brown seaweeds existing more than 20,000 species of  them. These organisms  contribute to maintain the ecological balance, since they are used to verify water conditions, environmental conditions and other elements of their environments. Learning about … Leer más