Florida Red Tide Update – Feb 10th, 2021

2/10/2021 - Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. Over the past week, K. brevis was detected in 30 samples. Bloom concentrations (>100,000 cells/liter) were observed in one Lee County sample. Recent satellite imagery (2/9; NOAA, USF) indicates the presence of patches of chlorophyll along and offshore of Lee, Collier, and Monroe counties. Additional… SEE MORE

Florida Red Tide Status Update

7/27/2020 - Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed in one Southwest Florida sample over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was present at low concentrations in one Sarasota County sample. In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed. Along the Florida East Coast over the past week, K. brevis was… SEE MORE
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Red Tide Status Update from Florida Fish and Wildlife Commision

11/29/2019 - November 27th, 2019 - Current Conditions A bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in Pinellas County, background to medium concentrations in Sarasota County, very low to high concentrations in and/or offshore of Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties and… SEE MORE