In Maine, seaweed could mean salvation

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Coastal Maine is known for its wars among rival lobstermen, but now hostilities have broken out over a far less prestigious fruit of the sea: rockweed.

Sometimes a slippery nuisance to beachgoers, the brown seaweed thickly blankets the rocky shoreline of nearby Cobscook Bay, a remote 40-square-mile body of water near the Canadian border known for its powerful tides.

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