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Red tide report

Red tide report

 A bloom of Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, persists alongshore of southwest Florida, with the highest concentrations detected so far this week alongshore of Charlotte County and offshore of Lee County.  Very low to medium concentrations were also detected alongshore of Sarasota County and very low to low concentrations were detected in the […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Decade-long red tide study completed

Decade-long red tide study completed

The most cohesive and longest-running scientific study looking at how humans are affected by Florida’s red tide officially wrapped-up March 24 at Mote Marine Laboratory, during a meeting of the 22 investigators from eight organizations who have studied the human health effects of Karenia brevis since 2000. This groundbreaking study led to hundreds of new […]

March 25, 2011 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »