Sargassum Fact Sheet.
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During 2011, massive quantities of pelagic sargassum occurred throughout the Caribbean, impacting aquatic resources, fisheries, shorelines, waterways, and tourism. A similar event occurred in 2014 and continues in 2015. This Fact Sheet seeks to share the state of knowledge about the sargassum influx and to promote the adoption of best management practices......
PublisherGulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.2
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Macroalgal canopy cover and composition
Best Practice TypeManual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageCaribbean Sea
CitationDoyle, E. and Franks, J. (2015) Sargassum Fact Sheet. Marathon, FL, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, 3pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-784