Envisat captures first image of Sargassum from space Sargassum
seaweed has been detected from space for the first time using optical radiance data from the Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) aboard Envisat. The ability to monitor Sargassum
globally will allow researchers to understand better the primary productivity of the ocean and be...
Batfish to the rescue!
...TV cameras. When the cage was removed from a particularly weedy patch, local herbivores pecked at it but made little impression on the dense growth of sargassum
"Then these batfish showed up and got stuck into it. In five days they had halved the amount of weed. In eight weeks it was completely gon...
...nt life is relatively rare undersea, most of the niche occupied by plants on land is actually occupied by macroscopic algae in the ocean, such as sargassum
and kelp .
The plants that do survive in the sea are often found in shallow waters, such as the seagrasses (of which eelgrass, Zostera , and turtle...
Sargassum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaSargassum
is a genus of brown macroalga (seaweed) in the order Fucales. Numerous species are distributed throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world, where they generally inhabit shallow water and coral reefs....
sargassum: Definition from Answers.comsargassum
n. See gulfweed . [New Latin Sargassum
, genus name, from SARGASSO. ... Any of the brown algae that make up the genus Sargassum
issg Database: Ecology of Sargassum muticum
The Global Invasive Species Database contains invasive species information ... Sargassum
muticum is a large brown seaweed that forms dense monospecific stands. ...
What is Sargassum?
Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Sargassum
? ... Sargassum
is a large seaweed genus which prefers the open waters of the tropics, ...
Sargassum Symposium 2009 | Sargassum / Home Page
Check out the new Sargassum
from Space webpage. edit. 29-30 April, 2009 ... WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL AND FINISH UP ON THURSDAY 30 APRIL AT 5. SARGASSUM
FMP for Pelagic Sargassum HabitatSargassum
is a free-floating seaweed found offshore in mats throughout the South ... company had been harvesting Sargassum
for use in the feed ...