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Sargassum seaweed in Oyster Pond #164173
06/22/2018 06:56 PM
06/22/2018 06:56 PM
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I took a pic of the seaweed in Oyster Pond from the road near Mamas Pizza. Ugh!

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Re: Sargassum seaweed in Oyster Pond [Re: sxmmartini] #164177
06/22/2018 07:09 PM
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Yuck.

Re: Sargassum seaweed in Oyster Pond [Re: sxmmartini] #164261
06/23/2018 11:14 AM
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Here are a few links that may provide insightful information. Have been closely watching the sargassum issue since finding alot of it on beaches during our 2015 trips. Not good. Look at the density map found on link nr 2.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/mysterious-masses-seaweed-assault-caribbean-islands

http://optics.marine.usf.edu/projects/SaWS.html#2018.mean.400.png

https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/city-workers-removing-90-tons-of-seaweed-per-day/2018.html


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