Trichodesmium - a marine cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters; blooms every year in the Gulf of Mexico.
It is recognize it by it’s sickening sweet smell and saw dust appearance. It can range in color from brown, green, red and pink as it dies. Learn about Trichodesmium
To report any sightings, contact Principal Environmental Specialist Rhonda Watkins at (239) 252-6049