Microalgae for aquaculture: Opportunities and constraints

@article{Borowitzka2004MicroalgaeFA,
  title={Microalgae for aquaculture: Opportunities and constraints},
  author={Michael A. Borowitzka},
  journal={Journal of Applied Phycology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={393-401}
}
  • M. Borowitzka
  • Published 9 March 1997
  • Biology, Engineering
  • Journal of Applied Phycology
The aquaculture of macroand micro-algae is a valuable global industry. Macroalgae are farmed for their hydrocolloids as well as for food (Abbott, 1996; Bixler, 1996), and microalgae are cultured commercially for use as health food and as a source of valuable chemicals such as betacarotene (Belay et al., 1994; Borowitzka, 1994). Microalgae are also an important food source and feed additive in the commercial rearing of many aquatic animals, especially the larvae and spat of bivalve molluscs… 
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