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Fraser and her colleagues tracked marine life that moved hundreds of miles while attached to floating kelp.
Jetty fishing was good for rockfish and kelp greenling, but access was limited by large swells.
Friendship and respect led me to choose Wheeler North, who helped open the world’s eyes to the importance of kelp beds.
While common and leafy seadragons tend to live in shallow kelp beds, the ruby seadragon’s coloration suggested that scientists would have to dive a bit deeper to catch a glimpse, Eva Botkin-Kowacki reports for the Christian Science Monitor.
Dried bonito flakes and kelp are on the Asian aisle of most large supermarkets.
Streichenberger believed the reef would spur the growth of kelp forests, provide a place to grow mussels for commercial harvest and rebuild ocean habitat damaged by pollution and development.
Kodiak's role, in collaboration with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, will be to figure out the most cost-effective way to grow, harvest and transport large amounts of sugar kelp based on technologies applied in the fishing industry.
These were harsh lands, sparse with shrubs and herbs; to the south, there were boreal woodlands, and where the land met the sea, kelp forests and seals.
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Origin and Etymology of kelp
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a type of brown seaweed
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