High Value Marine Products From Africa To Asia

Sea cucumbers and fish maws (dried swim bladders) form part of the same niche market as shark fin and abalone, all of which are valued as a status food or symbol of wealth. Dried seahorses, on the other hand, are harvested to supply TCM markets, where specimens are ground to powder and consumed directly as the sole ingredient or in combination with other products, to treat infertility, erectile dysfunction, and arthritis, amongst other ailments.
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