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Portrays the ecology and formation of coral reefs and describes many of the animals that inhabit the reefs of southern Florida and the Caribbean
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Therefore, tank cultivation of Porphyra can offer an additional source of nori biomass to international markets. Land-based tank cultivation also offers an environmentally friendly practice that allows for the manipulation of growth conditions to enrich seaweeds with speciﬁc, valuable chemicals such as protein and minerals. Introduction Out of the approximately 130 identiﬁed species of Porphyra only a few have served as commercial, seavegetable foods (nori, purple laver). Several variants of these naturally occurring species have been produced to enhance yields and culinary parameters of nori production in Japan, Korea and China.
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