In pictures: Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea

The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India

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11:05 March 16, 2017
Composite image from theNASA Aqua-MODIS satellite, a mass of the algae noctiluca scinntilans blooms in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Oman stretching past Pakistan to India.
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
Compiled by: Shreeja Nair, Senior Web Editor