red tide

A bloom of Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, persists along Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, and northern Collier counties in Southwest Florida. Karenia brevis was detected in low to high concentrations in 9 samples collected in and alongshore of Pinellas County; background to medium concentrations in 22 samples collected inshore of Hillsborough [...]

Based on the most recent available satellite images and analysis of water samples, patchy blooms of Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, persist along Bay and Gulf counties in Northwest Florida and Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Charlotte counties in Southwest Florida. Background concentrations were also confirmed in samples collected along Franklin, Lee, and Collier [...]

Chapter News

SanCap Cracker Fest 2015 The Sanibel-Captiva Chapter of Solution to Avoid Red Tide hosted its 7th annual “Cracker Fest” fundraiser on November the 6th. This unique event raises support and awareness for water quality and conservation issues while celebrating our state’s cultural heritage. This year’s event consisted of an evening of dining, dancing, and the [...]

Based on satellite images and analysis of water samples, blooms of the Florida red tide organism are currently present along Bay and Gulf counties in Northwest Florida and Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, and Lee counties in Southwest Florida. In Northwest Florida over the past week, Karenia brevis was detected in low to medium concentrations in [...]

If your pet swims in a red tide patch at the beach, a thorough freshwater rinse as soon as possible is essential. Most dogs lick themselves after swimming and they will consume any toxin/organisms on their fur. Don't let your pet play in any sea foam - the foam has been shown to be 10X [...]

Blooms of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, are present in, along, and offshore of eastern Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, and Gulf counties in northwest Florida, and in, along, and offshore of Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, and northern Lee counties in Southwest Florida. So far this week, K. brevis has been detected in background to high [...]

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