A new potential source of biofuel has been identified, the common marine filter-feeding animals known as tunicates. The idea, according to the researchers involved, is that the animals can be harvested with their varying components being used for different purposes. The cellulose that is found in the animal’s mantle can be used to make bioethanol, and the animals’ bodies can be used as fish feed for aquaculture, as they are high in proteins and fats. While … Read More
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