Sugar kelp

Three specie of kelp

In Swedish waters, three specie of kelp are present. Besides sugar and finger kelp, laminaria hyperborea is also found along the Swedish west coast. Finger kelp can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from laminaria hyperborea.

Discription of finger kelp Finger kelps distribution

Description of lam. hyperborea hyperborea distribution

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Two types
Grows during the winter
Blown asunder
Swaying forests
Animal protection
Three specie of kelp
Lots of kombu
Cures goitre
Used in ice cream

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