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The common name for the brown seaweed Sargassum muticum; the seaweed originated in Japan but has become established on the coasts of Europe and N. America. It is regarded as a pest, fouling boat propellers and fishing nets and disturbing the natural balance of the indigenous marine flora and fauna.

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