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Scientist try to figure out the cause of the excessive seaweed on Florida coast

Posted: 3:41 PM, Oct 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 19:28:50-04
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Scientists in Florida are trying to figure out the cause of the excessive seaweed seen up and down the Florida coast.

We've even had some here in Southwest Florida on turner beach in Captiva.

The brown seaweed is called Sargassum.

Researchers say Hurricane Dorian caused the Sargassum to sink.

But now an FAU researcher says we need to dig deeper into the cause.