1. of warm coasts from Australia to Asia; used as food especially by Chinese
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  • In the Far East they are also exploited as a dried, salted or smoked food called trepang or beche-de-mer and they are also vital to the development of a healthy reef, acting like giant earthworms and recycling nutrients.
  • The trepang nutrient content is rich, belongs to the high protein, low fat food.
  • The Macassarese traded with local Indigenous people and fished for 'trepang' (commonly known as sea cucumber), which they sold as a delicacy on the lucrative Chinese market. Australian Islamist Monitor
  • [74] The balate -- also known as "sea slug," "sea cucumber," "beche de mer," and commercially as "trepang" -- is a slug (_Holothuria edulis_) used as food in the Eastern Archipelago and in China, in which country it is regarded as a delicacy by the wealthy classes, and brings from seven to fifty cents a pound in the markets. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 21 of 55 1624 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the
  • British, American, and German traders established themselves on shore, and vessels continued to arrive with European and American manufactures in exchange for coprah, trepang, ivory-nuts, tortoise-shell, etc. The Philippine Islands
  • This trade included the abundant trepang harvested in north Australia.
  • Certainly trepang from this trade reached China.
  • It seriously threatens important fishing stocks in the region, including shark, trepang, trochus and several fin-fish. Foreign Minister: Collaboration and Cooperation in the Arafura-Timor Sea Region
  • This equipment besides uses in the meats processing, through replaces the needle also to succeed applies in Product and so on fish, trepang, feather injection processings.
  • Along the coasts of the large inhabited islands the Chinese travelled as traders or middlemen, at great personal risk of attack by individual robbers, bartering the goods of manufacturers for native produce, which chiefly consisted of sinamay cloth, shark-fin, balate (trepang), edible birds'-nests, gold in grain, and siguey-shells, for which there was a demand in Siam for use as money. The Philippine Islands
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