Month: April 2021

Ride Tidal Report: Samples Detected in Sarasota County

It’s still too early to tell if Piney Point’s nutrient-rich sewage is causing a red tide bloom. SARASOTA, Fla. — Red tide-related fish deaths have been reported over the past week in Sarasota County, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The agency said in its midweek update it continues to detect down […]

The red tide is rising along Siesta Beach

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – The latest data samples taken by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium showed average red tide levels along Siesta Beach. Cell concentrations in the water were approximately 100,000 to 1,000,000 per litre. Meanwhile, low levels appeared at Nokomis, North Lido and North Jetty. […]

Red tide warning signs will be placed on Sarasota County beaches

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows average red tide levels in Sarasota County. SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — Department of Health officials say there are high levels of red tide in and around Sarasota County beaches. And, signs warning people of red tide in the water will be posted at select Sarasota County beaches […]

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