Mengqiu Wang, a postdoctoral scholar in his Optical Oceanography
Lab at USF.
The study by Chuanmin Hu, a professor of optical oceanography
at the University of South Florida, that the Taiwanese professor was responding to was reported in local media.
According to statistics from the University of South Florida Optical Oceanography
Lab and based on historical bloom patterns, it has been predicted that in the coming months, there is a high chance that Sargassum in the Caribbean will continue to occur in high volumes, possibly exceeding the historical record that was set in 2018.