Their name no doubt comes from their physical resemblence to beautiful bunches of little grapes. There are many varieties but 2 are popular as food, their colour range from bright green to bluish and olive green. They are a staple seafood in the Okinawan region where they grow; they can also be found in other parts of Asia and in the Pacific Islands where they are served with a mixture of fish & vegetables in coconut milk in a dish called kokoda or Nama in Fijian.
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