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Sea turns green at Malpe !

Sea turns green at Malpe !


Mangalore Today News Network

Malpe, Jan 10, 2018: Visitors to the picturesque Malpe beach on January 9, Tuesday were in for a pleasant shock as well as a surprise as they  watched the sea water turn green in colour.

 

Visitors to the picturesque Malpe beach on January 9, Tuesday were in for a pleasant shock as well as a surprise as they  watched the sea water turn green in colour.


It is  believed that  this phenomenon is due to an algal bloom as the algae  that grows beneath the reefs in the sea bed,  move up due to the strong winds and  the floating particles of algae colour the water.

A local fishermen says sea water turning green was very rare and  suspects this might be  due to the recent cyclonic effect.


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