Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Leonardo Rodrigues Da Mata

Adjunct Principal Research Fellow
Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture
James Cook University


Leonardo leads the Biomass Demonstration - Production team within the Macroalgal Biofuels and Bioproducts project. The goals of this subprogram are to demonstrate large-scale production and to deliver high productivities of biomass that enable scaling of research towards commercialisation and industrial testing of significant volumes of macroalgae. Cost-effective, large-scale production provides for the development of macroalgae as a flexible and economic feedstock.

Research Interest

Valuable secondary metabolites overproduction, Macroalgae growth optimization and up scaling

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