sea bloom

noun

variants or sea blossom
: a free-floating marine blue-green alga (Trichodesmium erythraeum) that has a red pigment in addition to the phycocyanin and sometimes occurs so abundantly in the warmer seas as to color the water red compare water bloom

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“Sea bloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20bloom. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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