BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — A local fisherman spotted patches of brown and green floating near Lovers Key State Park earlier this week.
At first Jeremy Robertson thought it was just floating grass. When he got a closer look, it was something much more complicated.
“There were a number of these six-feet circles with the bright green stuff actively growing on it,” he said. “And it smelled, and there were bugs around. I’ve never seen them like that.”
FGCU Water School professor, Dr. Barry Rosen, was able to determine what the mass was.
“It’s got at least two species of blue-green algae...