By Ramasamy Santhanam
The dietary advantages of marine wildlife are popular. Fish and crustaceans offer fine quality assets of amino acids―nutritionally
important proteins present in basically small quantities in cereals and grains. food and minerals in seafood can enhance mind improvement and copy and there are powerful hyperlinks among fish and middle healthiness. equally, different organisms corresponding to phytoplankton and invertebrates own a number of nutrition of healthiness significance. All of those advantages are serious to international nutrients and especially very important to food-deficient, low-income nations.
The first publication of its style, Nutritional Marine existence explores the dietary features of the several species of the subsequent teams of fit for human consumption marine lifestyles:
- Seaweeds and marsh plants
For each one species, the ebook discusses its class, universal identify, habitat, worldwide distribution, organic beneficial properties, and dietary evidence. The hugely obtainable variety and fine quality pictures make it effortless to spot nutritionally and commercially very important marine species. The e-book is perfect for college kids and researchers in fisheries and aquaculture and in comparable marine biology and biotechnology disciplines. it's also compatible as a reference for practitioners in these fields in addition to dieticians, nutrition scientists, and physicians drawn to understanding in regards to the overall healthiness merits of seafood.
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Order: Laminariales Family: Laminariaceae Common name: Sugar kelp Distribution: Circumboreal, northern Russia south to Galicia, Spain; Britain and Ireland 42 Seaweeds and Marsh Plants Nutritional Facts Minerals (% Dry Weight) Proximate Composition (% Dry Weight) Protein 6–15 Lipid Carbohydrate Minerals 1–3 50–65 15–40 18 Laminarine Mannitol 16 14 S Na Ca Mg 5 4 3 1 1 Trace Elements (mg/kg Dry Weight) Organic Residue (% Dry Weight) Alginic Acid K Cellulosic Content I Fe Zn Cu 5000 100 30 3 Source: Data from Agrimer Algues Marines (2014).
It has a fan-shaped appearance and light brown color. Whole plants form tufts up to 15 cm in height with fan-like blades, segmented at the margins and arising from short, fibrous stalks. Holdfasts are bulbous and rhizoidal. 78 Source: Data from Goecke et al. (2012). Padina tetrastromatica Hauck 38 Seaweeds and Marsh Plants Phylum: Ochrophyta Valine Methionine Isoleucine Phenylalanine Leucine Lysine Class: Phaeophyceae Order: Dictyotales Family: Dictyotaceae Common name: NA Distribution: Tropical and subtropical regions Vitamins (µg/g Dry Weight) Habitat: Mangrove swamps (attached to mud), or intertidal Description: Thalli are flabelliform and are usually divided into s everal small lobes.
Dictyota dichotoma var. intricata (C. Agardh) Greville, 1830 Phylum: Ochrophyta Description: This species possesses medium-brown flat blades that branch dichotomously. Plants are often iridescent blue when they are underwater. Sporangia are in scattered patches on blades. This species has relatively long distances between branching. The lower branches may be occasionally fringed if the plant has been heavily grazed. 8 52 Source: Data from Ambreen et al. (2012) Dictyota indica Sonder ex Kützing Phylum: Ochrophyta Family: Dictyotaceae forms mats of dense to loose-packed flat leaves that overgrow the substrate.