The Sargasso Sea is an is an elongated region in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by ocean currents. On the west it is bounded by the Gulf Stream. On the north, by the North Atlantic Current; on the east, by the Canary Current; and on the south, by the North Atlantic Equatorial Current. It lies within the Bermuda Triangle

It is an area noted for seaweed which is formed by tiny bladders the size of grapes that are filled with air and receive sunlight and other nutrients from the surface. Sargasso is the Portuguese word for grapes, and the area was named by Portuguese sailors.