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C’mon and Embrace the Smell…

or How Sea Wrack Plays a Vital Role in Raising Fish
Seaweed and seagrass washed up on the beach may look unsightly and smell even worse, but they provide a nutritional haven for many marine species. Steve Ireland explains why removal of seaweed from beaches for ‘aesthetic’ reasons is a questionable practice for ecological reasons, Western Fisheries article by S. Ireland Mar 2009, pg.30-35


  • Beachcomber
  • Ecology
  • Marine Industries
  • Marine Science



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