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giant kelp

noun
1.
any of various very large kelps of the genera Laminaria, Macrocystis, and Nereocystis.
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Examples for giant kelp
  • Among the resources it protects are giant kelp forests with nearly a thousand kinds of fish and marine plants.
  • The polymer alginate is made from brown algae, including the type which forms forests of giant kelp.
  • Forests of giant kelp are home to numerous populations of fish and invertebrates.

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