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Conversion of Sea Grass into enriched food

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Bacteria took sea grass (which is not a usable food for many organisms) and not only turned it into a form of food that was usable but also enriched the food. Please explain.

(*I'm thinking that the sea-grass isn't usable because it's probably a form of cellulose and then I"m thinking that they nitrogen cycle somehow helps convert but I can't completely explain.)

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You are correct in your reasoning. Seagrass does in fact contain a lot of cellulose. There are some fish that can consume seagrass but only because they have symbiotic relationships with bacteria that break down ...

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Explanation and web links regarding the use of sea grass as an enriched food source.

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