“Kelp is a very limited resource. A farmer can go purchase and plow up another forty acres. We can maybe increase a forty-acre kelp bed to forty-two, but there are simply only certain places it can grow.”
Kelp root. Sea urchins have been known to devour the roots of several hundred giant kelp plants in a matter of weeks.
Posted November 9, 1978
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