| Photo Courtesty of Dana Ranslem|
|Just call it seaweed island.|
We included comments from Texas A&M researcher Robert Webster.
We thought we'd be in the clear by now, or close to it, but the seaweed invasion continues. Photos taken today from the shores of Galveston show an extremely green body of water that looks utterly gross.
While tourists might not like it, it's good eatin' for sea turtles, reports KHOU.
"They'll basically feed on all the algae, the crabs and shrimps and other creatures that live in the sargassum, so that's basically a big raft, a floating ecosystem," Andy Krauss, a researcher with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, told KHOU.More »