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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.
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The four organic products such as organic fertilizer, compost, humic acid and sea weed extract were used for wheat production.
The sea weed farming project covering the entire coastal area of Jaffna peninsula launching is extreme significance towards the protection of sea resources as well as the expansion of fishing activities in the area, said Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development, addressing the graduate trainees absorbed to the State service at the Coastal Environment Protection Programme held at Jaffna district secretariat.
To add to harsh conditions, shore anglers fishing the beaches are having to put up with masses of sea weed being washed up.
Shark fins, crabs, fish belly, jellyfish, decoration fish, mackerel and live shell fish and pelagic fish and sea weed are also potential commodities from East Java.
Dried crusty sea weed is good as its salty flavour repels the slugs and is difficult for them to traverse.
The country still have large fish resources especially in the EEZ area not including marine culture such as mollusk, pearl, sea weed. Inland fish potential is much smaller with breeding ponds totaling only 840,000 hectares in the country.
Based on data from BKPM, from 1980 to 1999, foreign investment (PMA) in oyster breeding to produce pearls and fish/shrimp hatchery and sea weed cultivation industries was valued at USS 169.77 million and domestic investment (PMDN) totaled Rp 1.19 trillion.
In sea weed it can be red or brown, in japweed a motley green, and in open water light grey.
I tactfully avoided asking Julia about what looked like two clumps of sea weed dangling from her armpits.
Tenders are invited for dars Na Gaeltachta Is Seeking To Engage An Integrated Design Team Comprising Environmental Engineering Consultants (Design Team Lead), Environmental/Town Planner, Aqua Marine Consultant/Marine Ecologist Experienced In The Planning And Design Of Marine Projects With Particular Reference To Land Based Hatcheries, Post Smolt Units, Shell Fish Processing And Sea Weed Processing Units Which dars Propose To Develop At Their Marine Based Park In Cill Chiarain, Co Galway.
The main activities identified under fisheries sector are (i) deep sea fishing, (ii) sea weed farming, (iii) ornamental fisheries and (iv) shore based infrastructure for fishing activities like Fishing Harbours, Fish Landing Centres and cold storages.
Ship hulls with a TBT containing paint will not be covered under water by mussels and sea weed and therefore allow faster sailing.