Name / Description

Sargasso Sea





Additional Notes

part of the N Atlantic Ocean, lying roughly bet. the West Indies and the Azores and from about 20�00'N to 35�00'N, in the Horse Latitudes. The relatively still sea is the center of a great swirl of ocean currents and is a rich field for the marine biologist. Noted for the abundance of gulfweed or Sargassum (a genus of brown algae) on its surface. The Bermuda Isls. are in the NW part of the sea.

Record ID: 98