The economics of seaweed farming in the Philippines
Padilla, J.E.; Lampe, H.C. (1989). The economics of seaweed farming in the Philippines. NAGA 12 (3): 3-5
Developments in the seaweed farming industry in the Philippines are outlined. A large part of the coastline is ideal for seaweed farming; the 2 species of Eucheuma cultivated commercially are E. cottonii and E. spinosum . Aquaculture technology, prices, production costs and profit margins are examined. Future prospects for further development of the industry appear to be good.