The Sargassum: A Special Floating Ecosystem within the Gulf of Mexico
A Day in the Sargassum
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO - Fish, dolphin, sea turtles, crabs and other creatures swam along a line of sargassum 22 miles south of Mobile Bay a week ago. While no oil was seen that day, clumps of oiled sargassum began washing up on Gulf Shores, Ala, beaches Saturday morning, June 5, 2010.
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Revisited: Seaweeds at Port Fourchon LA
Two months since their previous visit, Suzanne Fredericq, William Schmidt and Shana Callais from the Biology Department at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette revisited the oil spill-impacted Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) on July 27, 2010.
Greenpeace: Redesign BP's Logo Contest
(Sargassum Triggerfish, Xanthichthys ringens)