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SKN to expect Sargassum on coasts

The federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, along with other islands of the region, is once again seeing the invasion of the Sargassum (Seaweed).




Particularly on Nevis, the seaweed has been seen by members of the public as it makes its way to the island’s shoreline. Algae are normally seen at different times of the year and depend on the flow and direction of ocean currents.




Speaking to the VONNEWSLINE about the issue, was Fisheries Assistant at the Department of Marine Resources, Mr. Vaughn Sturge:







When asked about the dilemma that might be posed to local fishermen, this was Mr. Sturge’s response:





Mr. Vaughn Sturge.




Other islands that are expected to see Sargassum on their coasts include Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Antigua and Barbuda