red tide

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was detected along the Florida Gulf Coast. Over the past week, K. brevis was observed in 57 samples. Bloom concentrations (>100,000 cells/liter) were present in 18 samples: four in Sarasota County, nine offshore of Charlotte County, and five offshore of Lee County. In Southwest Florida over the [...]

The Roskamp Institute, located in Sarasota, opened its doors in 2003 with the purpose of better understanding and treatment of diseases of the mind. They recently issued a report on a study they have done, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, on the neurological impact of red tide toxins. The study was [...]

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