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The Algae Index: A guide to Edible Seaweeds on the Maine Coast

There are over 250 species of sea vegetable (marine macroalgae or seaweed) in the Gulf of Maine. While most are technically edible, only 11 are commercially harvested; these include reddish-purple dulse (Palmaria palmata); long, golden-brown kelp (Saccharina latissima, Laminaria digitata, and Alaria esculenta); thin green sea lettuce Continue reading The Algae Index: A guide to Edible Seaweeds on the Maine Coast