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sea lettuce,

common name for algal species of the genus Ulva. See seaweedseaweed,
name commonly used for the multicellular marine algae. Simpler forms, consisting of one cell (e.g., the diatom) or of a few cells, are not generally called seaweeds; these tiny plants help to make up plankton.
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; ChlorophytaChlorophyta
, phylum (division) of the kingdom Protista consisting of the photosynthetic organisms commonly known as green algae. The organisms are largely aquatic or marine.
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Each serving contains a blend of high-quality, nutrient-dense ingredients from the land and the waters off the coast of Maine, including proprietary aquatic algae (E3Live), spirulina, chlorella, kelp, sea lettuce, alfalfa, kale, flax, chia seeds, cayenne, maca and ginger, among many others.
sea lettuce. It's a type of seaweed that's foraged from Studland Beach itself and used in bread, scones, flans and a very tasty soup.
Fish Commission survey found Barnegat Bay was infested with sea lettuce. Rutgers University scientists in 1968 were hired to investigate a proliferation of sea lettuce so thick that it was considered "a nuisance to navigation, recreation, and public health." Today, the government claims abundant sea lettuce is evidence of nitrogen enrichment.
In nature, sea lettuce and bladderwrack are what type of marine plant?
* 8-inch nori (dried seaweed), laver, dulse, or sea lettuce
In the estuaries of the Northwest, salmon seekers have long struggled to keep their gear free of various marine weeds such as eelgrass--a long, ribbon-like grass--and sea lettuce, a filmy seaweed that bears a strong resemblance to tough, wet, green toilet paper.
Yma mae letys y mor (Ulva lactuca; Sea Lettuce) yn tyfu.
Red sea stars, purple sea urchins, pinkish corraline algae, lime green anemone and dark green sea lettuce vie for your attention, while hermit crabs, small sculpins, brown and gray sea stars, mussels and barnacles try to blend in with surrounding rocks.
As we walked, Hilmer pointed out the life all around us, from strands of sea lettuce to hermit crabs to periwinkles.
The partners aim to establish a key technology for the effective utilization of unused seaweed such as sea lettuce. In particular, they envision applications of fermented seaweed in feeds and fertilizers.