Sargassum in Mexico

Sargassum in Mexico


30/07/2019 5:30 pm


processed by Ocean Virtual Laboratory


Sargassum can be seen surrounding the coast of Puerto Aventuras, just south of Cancun, Mexico. This image, which was acquired on 7 July 2019, has been processed in a way that highlights vegetation in red tones. The pink shades in the ocean show floating Sargassum, while the dark shades are most likely underwater Sargassum. The blue indicates shallow waters.

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