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Growth of market-size abalone (Haliotis midae) fed kelp (Ecklonia maxima) versus a low-protein commercial feed
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
The growth of grow-out abalone fed on kelp, with ca. 10 % dry weight protein content, was compared with that of those fed a new ,ca. 26 % protein, commercial feed in a flow-through system on a South African west coast ...
Determining the most appropriate feeding regime for the South African abalone Haliotis midae Linnaeus grown on kelp
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
Beach-cast kelp (the most widely used feed for commercially grown South African abalone) is plentiful during winter months when periodic storms cause kelp to wash ashore. During summer, however, this resource is not ...
Kelp forests: forests of a different kind
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2011)
The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defines a forest as being 'more than 0.5 ha with trees higher than 5 m and a canopy cover of more than 10%, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ', ...
Of sea bamboo, split fan kelp and bladder kelp: three common kelp species of the Cape Peninsula and West Coast
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2001)
The third part in our series on the common intertidal seaweeds of the Cape Peninsula looks at the kelps, the giant brown seaweeds that occur in the subtidal and intertidal gullies of the Cape Peninsula and the west coast. ...
(Wiley Online, 2003)
As a group, the chromists show a diverse range of forms from tiny unicellular, flagellates to the large brown algae known as kelp. Molecular studies have confirmed the inclusion of certain organisms once considered Fungi, ...
Abalone farming in South Africa: an overview with perspectives on kelp resources, abalone feed, potential for on-farm seaweed production and socio-economic importance
The South African abalone cultivation industry has developed rapidly and is now the largest producer outside Asia. With a rapid decline in wild abalone fisheries, farming now dominates the abalone export market in South ...