Figure 1 : Timeline of aquaculture seaweed production in China (1978–2014).

From: Nutrient removal from Chinese coastal waters by large-scale seaweed aquaculture

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Data Source: China Fishery Statistical Yearbook from 1979 to 201530. The production reported before 2003 includes wild collection of seaweed, which is about 2% of the aquaculture production, on average.