Florida Red Tide Mid-Week Update for June 16, 2021

6/17/2021 - Current Conditions A bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. Over the past week, K. brevis was detected in 52 samples, with bloom concentrations (>100,000 cells/liter) observed in six samples from Pinellas County, three samples from Hillsborough County, and four samples from Manatee County. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over… SEE MORE