Sargassum Article

P1030350Huge amounts of sargassum seaweed have been piling up on the coasts and in nearshore waters throughout the Caribbean, resulting in various ecological and economic consequences. We discuss this issue further, with focus given to the impacts on sea turtle nesting, in a natural history note published in the September issue of Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution: CLICK HERE to have a look!

Andrew Maurer

I am a PhD Candidate and NSF Graduate Research Fellow at NC State. My PhD research focuses on hawksbill sea turtle nesting in Antigua & Barbuda. Contact me at