Fact Sheet - Pelagic Sargasssum Influx in the Wider Caribbean - CLME+ HUB

Fact Sheet – Pelagic Sargasssum Influx in the Wider Caribbean

Massive quantities of pelagic sargassum occurred throughout the Caribbean in 2011, impacting aquatic resources, fisheries, shorelines, waterways, and tourism. Similar events have occurred since then, with a particularly heavy influx of sargassum observed during 2015. This Fact Sheet seeks to share the state of knowledge about the sargassum influx and to promote the adoption of best management practices.

Year: 2015
Author: Doyle, E. and J. Franks.
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