Category: Tide levels

Red tide levels show improvement along Florida’s Gulf Coast

The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, has been observed in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Sarasota counties. PINELLAS COUNTY, Florida – An uneven red tide bloom continues to persist along Florida’s Gulf Coast, but concentration levels are believed to be lower than in previous weeks. Daily samples of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission show […]

Some fear the high levels of the red tide will wreak havoc on seagrass beds, causing more problems for marine life

SARASOTA COUNTY (WFLA) – There has been a record number of manatee deaths so far in 2021. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recorded 841 deaths between January 1 and July 2. That number surpasses the state’s annual record since the rear in 2013. Scientists blame the poor water quality in the Indian River […]

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