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Seaweeds for Food and Industrial Applications

Bruno Augusto Amato Borges

Arcler Education Inc
Seaweeds for Food and Industrial Applications is a book that outlines the relevance of seaweeds in the modern and changing world. It showcases the importance of seaweeds in the eastern and pacific parts of the world, where the seaweeds are used mainly in the form of food followed by their application in other products as well such as in manufacturing oil or other products. The seaweeds are rich in certain kind of proteins and other minerals that are extremely healthy for the human body, which is why they are gaining momentum in their pharmaceutical application as well as cosmetic applications. The book takes the readers through all such applications.
Author Bio
Bruno Augusto is Aquaculture Engineer and Master on Aquaculture and Fishery Recources from Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). His focus is on writing projects and development of new technologies in aquaculture. He is currently project service provider, consultant and develops research on Biofloc Technology (BFT) cultivation for fish and shrimp.