The production of green algae remains limited (compared with red and brown algae production). Once again, these algae are mainly grown in Asia.
Other aquatic plants and blue-green algae
The production of this group reflects the involvement of China in their culture.
The beginning of Spirulina production can be seen on the graph, these blue-green algae serve not only for the pharmaceutical industry but also as a means to counter malnutrition in Africa.
FAO 2007 (2005 production)