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Kelp

Description

Kelp is one of 31 species in the family of Laminareaceae, or “Brown Seaweeds” along with Kombu Laminaria groenlandica. Seaweeds or Sea Vegetables are large, visible macroalgae growing attached to each other, rocks, and the seafloor in the intertidal zone and shallow seawater. All seaweeds use sunlight to produce food; they’re photosynthetic. Laminaria digitata occurs in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from Greenland south to Cape Cod, MA and in the…

 

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