How to use Kelp in a sentence
The kelp industry, formerly of at least minor importance, has ceased.
It was hard, smooth sand, very different from the loose, sharp sand, mingled with kelp and shells, at Brewster.
The linen trade introduced in the middle of the 18th century is extinct, and a like fate has overtaken the kelp and straw-plaiting industries.
Iodine is obtained either from kelp (the ashes of burnt seaweed) or from the mother-liquors obtained in the purification of Chile saltpetre.
The product obtained after burning is known either as kelp or varec. Another method of obtaining kelp is to heat the seaweed in large retorts, whereby tarry and ammoniacal liquors pass over and a very porous residue of kelp remains.Advertisement
Its chief commercial sources are the salt deposits at Stassfurt in Prussian Saxony, in which magnesium bromide is found associated with various chlorides, and the brines of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, U.S.A.; small quantities are obtained from the mother liquors of Chile saltpetre and kelp. In combination with silver it is found as the mineral bromargyrite (bromite).
Kelp is a natural danger-signal, and the sunken rock, " Uranie," is reputed to be the only one not buoyed by the giant seaweed.
Kelp and upland geese abound, the latter being edible; and their shooting affords some sport.
The kelp obtained by any of these methods is then lixiviated with water, which extracts the soluble salts, and the liquid is concentrated, when the less soluble salts, which are chiefly alkaline chlorides, sulphates and carbonates, crystallize out and are removed.
Courtois isolated the element iodine from " kelp," the burnt ashes of marine plants.Advertisement
The ash of seaweeds, known in Scotland as kelp, and in Brittany as varec, was formerly used as a source of iodine to a greater extent than is at present the case.
Chemicals called alginates can be extracted from the kelp.
Among the marine productions on the southern coast, a species of kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, merits special mention because of its extraordinary length, its habit of clinging to the rocks in strong currents and turbulent seas, and its being a shelter for innumerable species of marine animals.
Lower infralittoral Sparse kelp park, dominated by foliose algae except where grazed.
I came across a Mermaid's Purse, with a young dogfish still alive inside, tangled around the base of a kelp.Advertisement
They exhibit alternation of generations; the dominant phase (the kelp plant) is the sporophyte.
The pinnacles are covered with life, from the kelp canopy at the top down to the burrowing anemones on the silty bottom.
Small-headed clingfish lay their eggs in kelp holdfasts or among larger seaweeds.
The richest area of brown seaweed with its accompanying abundant animal life is the kelp forest.
Above the entrance large kelp fronds can be seen swaying in the waves 10 or 15 meters above.Advertisement
Vitamin K is found in dark leafy greens, most green plants, alfalfa and kelp.
The gulls were predominantly grey-headed, but among them we found 2 kelp gulls, a Med. gull and good numbers of slender-billed gulls.
The rocks between the kelp holdfasts can be a blaze of color.
South coast There is an extensive boulder plain covered by dense kelp inshore of Lee Rocks.
For a month now I've been taking kelp which is supposed to be good for hair growth.Advertisement
This is truly a ' living salad ' - grow in organic soil, feeding with dried kelp on an occasional basis.
The remaining top cultured species include kelp, oysters, shrimp and salmon.
We visit rocky reefs and the vast beds of waving kelp which are home to hundreds of species.
Although bladderwrack is sometimes called kelp, that name is not specific to this species and should be avoided.
They range in size from a single cell to giant kelp over 150 feet long.
Further up the gullies cannon and anchors can be found among the thick kelp.
Other Information These tablets are made using finest quality wild sea kelp, a naturally rich marine source of iodine.
Tuesday, September 13, we headed out to Christie Reef, a steep reef with a lot of bull kelp.
Laminaria saccharina (sugar kelp) might also reach this sort of length.
Whimbrel flew past in small flocks and a few American oystercatchers were seen, as well as many Kelp Gulls.
Below the sea surface, kelp forests, sea caves, and rocky reefs are found, all supporting a wealth of marine life.
Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.
The southern end of the cove is very snaggy with kelp beds close in.
In waters of restricted visibility, kelp growth is shallow, sometimes only 1m below the surface.
Cinnamon has been shown to help balance sugars in the body, and kelp supports the adrenal system.
Everything from kelp to bee pollen can be ground into a cat's food.
Kelp - Contains properties known to alleviate arthritis pain, boost energy, enhance immunity, fight cancer and heart disease and improve liver function.
Vegetables include carrots, green beans, broccolis, sea kelp, pumpkin and squash, just to name a few.
You can find chicken broth, chicken, green beans, pasta, and turkey, rolled oats, carrots, zucchini, barley, chicken liver, garlic powder, dried kelp and soy sauce.
You can use an organic fertilizer such as kelp meal, compost, or a commercial fertilizer.
Just north of San Diego in La Jolla is Birch Aquarium that children will love to explore with its outdoor tide pool filled with tide pool animals the kids can touch and a 70,000 gallon kelp forest that must be seen to be believed.
This skin condition has been called kelp acne because of its association with eating kelp, an ocean plant that contains high levels of iodine.
In the case of iodine, toxicity can be prevented by avoiding overconsumption of seaweed or kelp.
Sea vegetables (sea weeds such as dulse, kelp, wakambe, and hijiki) are an excellent source of minerals obtained from the ocean.
Kelp Forest - Common slimy-looking kelp becomes a learning experience through the 28 foot high Kelp Forest exhibit, which lets you can view the full length of the kelp fronds from various levels throughout the Aquarium.
The aquarium features 550 species of plants and animals on display, including a kelp "forest" that gives you a stay-dry view of what lives among the kelp.
Kelp is a type of seaweed that has an outstanding nutritional profile.
The mineral content of kelp and other seaweeds is very similar to that of the human body, so it is considered to be a very beneficial food.
Kelp is high in iodine, which is essential for thyroid function, as well as iron, which is needed for proper function of the blood cells.
It also contains Aloe Vera, sea kelp, and sea vegetables in its formula.
In these settings, the family can enjoy seeing specimen such as coral reefs, octopuses, exotic fish, sea urchins, starfish, jellyfish, sea turtles, seaweed, kelp, and mollusks.
A later method consists in boiling the weed with sodium carbonate; the liquid is filtered and hydrochloric acid added to the filtrate, when alginic acid is precipitated; this is also filtered off, the filtrate neutralized by caustic soda, and the whole evaporated to dryness and carbonized, the residue obtained being known as kelp substitute.
Among the kelp forests and the rock lobsters and the nudibranchs, spectral hulks cast eerie shadows.
It is the first ever to grow live California Giant Kelp.
Some species have skin appendages that make them resemble kelp, or carry encrusting organisms that make them resemble coral or rocks.