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Outlook of 2020 Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico* August 31st, 2020, by University of South Florida Optical Oceanography Lab

The maps below show Sargassum abundance, with warm colors representing high abundance. In August 2020, the overall Sargassum amount continued to decrease across the central Atlantic. Large amount of Sargassum was still observed in the Central West Atlantic (CWA, i.e., the region east of the Lesser Antilles in the maps below), the Central East Atlantic… Read More