Sea Lettuce (Uvua)
Handle plants gently being careful not to squash branches.
Keep plants cool and ventilated. Refrigerate if not eaten right away. Plants can be dried for longer storage.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Sea lettuce is commonly found moderately exposed on rocks, wood, or attached to other sea plants. The plant may be round or long in shape with broad, flat or ruffled blades that are pale to dark green in color. Plants grow well near rivers and bays and in shallow waters (Novaczek, 2001).