Name of Alga Oil (% Dry weight) Commercial culture system
Ankistrodesmus 28-40 Tank
Botryococcus braunii 29-75 Open raceway pond 
Chlorella protothecoides 15-55 Central Pivot Ponds, Raceways, Tubular Photobioreactors
Chlorella sp. 29 Central Pivot Ponds, Raceways, Tubular Photobioreactors
Crypthecodinium cohnii 20 Fermenter (heterotrophic)
Cyclotella 42 -
Cylindrotheca sp. 16-37 -
Dunaliella tertiolecta 36-42 Extensive ponds
Haematococcus 20-35 Open paddle-wheel pond , Tubular Photobioreactors
Hantzschia 66 -
Isochrysis sp. 25-33 -
Monallanthus salina >20 -
Nannochloris 31 (6-63) -
Nannochloropsis 46 (31-68) Raceways
Neochloris oleoabundans 35-54 -
Neochloris oleoabundans 35-54 -
Nitzschia 28-50 -
Phaeodactylum tricornutum 31 Vertical bubble column and airlift photobioreactors
Pleurochrysis carterae   Raceways
Scenedesmus 45 -
Schizochytrium 50-77 -
Spirulina 4-11 Raceways
Stichococcus 33 (9-59) -
Tetraselmis suecica 15-32 Big bag culture
Thalassiosira pseudonana 21-31 -
Table 1: Representing Alga against the amount of Oil obtained as the% dry weight along with the Commercial Culture system that was used to obtain biofuel.