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Scout the sea - The Hindu


The Hindu
Well, marine biologists do all this and more. While many marine biologists study these intelligent and endearing creatures, there are yet others who study other things that make up the ocean floor including corals. Rajkumar Rajan is one such scientist.

Free Seminar: Lifestyles of the Marine Sponge Xestospongia - HONOLULU Magazine (blog)


HONOLULU Magazine (blog)
On March 2: The "hitched" and "single" lifestyles of the marine sponge Xestospongia deweerdtae, by Jan Vicente, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology. Please arrive by 6:15 p.m. The seminar is free and there is no parking ...

Scholarships to help students discover Tasmanian marine life - Tasmania Examiner


Tasmania Examiner
“We view this program as a key opportunity for students to see science in action, spending a working week in the field where they can develop their skills of observation and experience first-hand what being a marine biologist is like,” course ...

Marine Hydrocolloids

Kochi - India

We are the largest Manufacturer & Exporter of AGAR AGAR in India suitable for various applications in Food, Confectionary, Microbiology, Pharmaceuticals, Culture media, Biotechnology & Plant Tissue Culture. We manufacture food grade Agar in Powder & Strips form having gel strength ranging from 700-1200 GM/CM² with ISO 22000 : 2005 & ISO 9001- 2008 , Halal, GMP, HACCP, Kosher Certification & FSSAI License

Currently the company has a production capacity over 350 M.T per annum. Marine Hydrocolloids has since then introduced several other products like Wonder Gel, Plant gel, Agarose, etc.
Today Marine Hydrocolloids is the only exporter and market leader of quality Agar Agar in India. We are the exclusive supplier of Agar to many MNC'S and also to 90% of the commercial tissue culture laboratories in India and several leading laboratories across the world. We export to South America, Europe, CIS & Russia, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia, USA, Far East, and Australia.

We also have retail packing for agar strips & powder being supplied to major retail outlets in India and abroad.

Our Main Products :
Agar Agar Bacteriological Grade, Agar Agar Food Grade ( China Grass) , Agar Agar Food Grade – Strips, Agar Agar – Pharma Grade , Agar Agar Plant Tissue Culture Grade , Plant Gel (Gellan Gum), Wonder Gel (Spreable Agar Agar) & Agarose.

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