Red Tide Status Report March 22, 2024

Current Conditions
The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in two samples collected from Southwest Florida over the past week.

In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in two samples collected from and offshore of Sarasota County

In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed.

Along the Florida East Coast over the past week, K. brevis was not observed.

Fish Kills
No reports of fish kills suspected to be related to red tide were received over the past week.

Respiratory Irritation
Respiratory irritation was not reported in Florida over the past week. For recent and current information at individual beaches, please visit https://visitbeaches.org/ .

Red Tide Status Report Courtesy of FWC

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