The Sargasso Sea
The Sargasso Sea never reaches land, and is the only sea on Earth without a coastline. It stretches more than one thousand miles wide and 3,000 miles long, occupying nearly two thirds of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Key Facts In This Video
The Sargasso Sea occupies almost two thirds of the North Atlantic Ocean. (0:05)
Animals communities in the Sargasso Sea are less diverse today than the were in the 1970s. (1:01)
The animals in the Sargasso Sea provide essential food for long-distance migrating animals, like sea turtles and bluefin tuna. (2:22)