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Seaweed surfer?

I [have] never seen anything like this in my life . . . the moss was thick like carpet,” said veteran surfer Zed Layson after he encountered a blanket of sargassum seaweed while surfing just off Silver Sands, Christ Church yesterday.

The moss came in and it was spectacular,” he told Barbados TODAY.

I caught and saved a fish that was surely doomed, swam it outside the moss and let it go . . . . Happy fish,” he added.

Here are some of the photos taken by the owner of Zed’s Surfing Adventures in Surfers Point, Inch Marlow, amid a losing battle by the authorities to control an influx of seaweed, particularly along the north, east and south coasts of the island.

Fish Seaweed Paddling seaweed Panorama Seaweed Seaweed Head Shorebreak Seaweed Surfing2 Seaweed

One Response to Seaweed surfer?

  1. pattifletcher June 1, 2015 at 11:38 am

    Does anyone know why this is happening-it’s been happening for2 years now? I know it wouldn’t help the beaches much but seaweed is a wonderful fertilizer for crops-why not get the military out?


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