Seafood From Morocco



There are several species of algae on the coasts of Morocco that have a strong economic and environmental interest. Here are three major species:

Gelidium Sesquipedale: Gelidium Sesquipedale is a species of red algae with high commercial value and represents more than 90% of the harvest, because it allows the extraction of agar-agar. It is also called Rebiâa, it is presented in the form of red thallus with robust aspect and cartilaginous consistency. It is constituted of a set of fronds in tufts which measure between 10 and 25 centimeters.

Gelidium Spenilosum : This species of algae measures from 2 to 6 centimeters length. It has a cartilaginous aspect of purple color.

Pterocladia Capillacea: The leaves of this algae are flattened of purplish red color, it measures 2 centimeters broad and 20 centimeters high; These seaweeds are rich in fibers and antioxidants, the seaweeds of Morocco have an exceptional nutritional value and possess a refined taste. They allow to maintain a good health and to prevent several affections.