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Life in the wake of red tide

Life in the wake of red tide

The noxious odor of red tide that infused the Sarasota region with its vomitous cloak of death has temporarily lifted.

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents, Mote react as red tide ravages tourism and marine life

Residents, Mote react as red tide ravages tourism and marine life

“The excess land-based nurtients flowing into Florida estuaries and coastal waters in stormwater runoff, rivers and creeks exacerbate the growth of harmful algae blooms.”

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat battles fish kills as red tide washes ashore

Longboat battles fish kills as red tide washes ashore

Longboat Key staff are quantifying how many tons of fish are being removed on a daily basis from canals and beaches.

September 10, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat leaders debate red tide dead fish removal policy

Longboat leaders debate red tide dead fish removal policy

“I want to make sure we are not going to clean Twin Shores, Dock on the Bay and Spanish Main, because I expect I’ll get calls.”

November 13, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Manager talks beach, red tide, new park

Manager talks beach, red tide, new park

Bullock says dead fish have been removed, beach is near complete.

October 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Storm’s waves help to disrupt red tide

Storm’s waves help to disrupt red tide

Steady northwesterly wind gusted to more than 40 mph and waves reached 7-12 feet off LBK.

October 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town fights back at Red Tide

Town fights back at Red Tide

The week started with dead fish flooding south Longboat Key canals. Residents complained. By Friday night, the Town removed 7,000 pounds floating mess.

December 3, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

MOTE tracking uptick in red tide

MOTE tracking uptick in red tide

Low-level increases of these algae cells in multiple seawater samples during the past two weeks have scientists on alert.

October 15, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

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 »

Mote’s red tide update

Mote’s red tide update

Florida red tide was detected at increased levels this week along Sarasota County beaches and continues to cause impacts along Southwest Florida’s coastline, report Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and monitoring partners who are reminding beachgoers of best practices and resources related to red tide. Mote’s Beach Conditions Report System has shown this week that beachgoers […]

January 21, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Fishing, Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »