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Ecosystems: Kelp Forests     View
Description of kelp forests, which "grow predominantly on the Pacific Coast, from Alaska and Canada to the waters of Baja California." Discusses the predominant algae species found in kelp forests (giant kelp and bull kelp), the kelp forest ...

Seaweed Site     View
Find information about cultivation, culture, food, industry, pictures, and uses of marine algae. A nice feature is "Algaebase," a "database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater forms." Includes ...

Cooking With Fresh Seaweed     View
Ideas for cooking with sea lettuce, Irish moss, dulse, and other types of seaweed. Includes instructions for seaweed in salads, seasonings, soup, and bread. From the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program based at the University of Rhode Island.

What's It All About-Algae? Harvesting Sea Vegetables     View
Guide to gathering different types of seaweed, such as nori, dulse, giant kelp, kombu, and sea lettuce. Discusses how to identify the sea vegetables, nutrition, how they taste, and cooking and preparation methods. Includes a recipe for kombu stew. Fr ...

A Guide to the Seaweed Industry     View
This 2003 paper "is written for those who know little about the seaweed industry, but wish to know more." The document, which features illustrations, discusses agar (gelatinous foodstuff produced from algae), carrageenan (a thickening agent ...

10 Steps To Better Eco-Diving in Kelp Forests     View
Guidelines for safe scuba diving in kelp forests, "both to protect the diver and to avoid damaging the kelp plants." Topics include preparation and equipment, diving techniques to avoid entanglement in kelp, ecosystem disturbance, and more. ...

Voyager: Giant Kelp     View
Contains a map of world kelp distribution (shrub kelp and kelp with air bladders) and information on kelp harvesting, anatomy, use as food, and ecological importance. Features activities and quizzes. Part of the Voyager for Kids website from the Birc ...


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