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Red tide continues to increase

Red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the week ending Sept. 14, according to the latest report from the Florida Fish...

New red tide treatment for manatees in works

Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new and more efficient ways to treat manatees exposed to the toxic red tide. Through a...
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FWC: Red tide increasing

Red tide is increasing again in the Gulf of Mexico off Anna Maria Island, according to today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife...

Red tide takes toll on marine life

Dolphins Red tide is suspected of killing 41 dolphins in August in Southwest Florida, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is the first...
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A scuba diver’s view of red tide

The recent red tide produced fish kills that littered the Island’s Gulf-side beaches and this begs the question: Are there any fish left in...
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Red tide lessens

Red tide is lessening off Anna Maria Island, according to today's report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Red tide is a...
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Red tide FAQs

What is red tide? A red tide is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plantlike organism). In the Gulf of Mexico, it is Karenia...

Red tide ‘flu’ nothing to sneeze at

Sore throats, coughing, sneezing, shortness of breath, headache, eye irritation, rashes – people on Anna Maria Island with some of these symptoms are complaining...
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Red tide update

MANATEE COUNTY – Red tide continues to impact Anna Maria Island beaches and Manatee County waterways. In water samples tested by the Florida Fish and...
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Red tide resources

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Restaurateurs combat red tide

CORTEZ – Local restaurateurs, food and beverage industry professionals and others gathered at the Swordfish Grill last week to discuss the economic impacts of...
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Mote working on ozone solution to red tide

CITY ISLAND – There may be a breath of fresh air on the red tide-stained horizon. Mote Marine Laboratory is testing ozone as a way...
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Hundreds send positive message about the environment

The Gulf of Mexico was churning up more dead sea life and caustic smell Sunday morning, the result of the latest red tide outbreak....
Red Tide Sunset

Governor declares state of emergency due to red tide

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency due to impacts of red tide in Manatee County and six...
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Cortez fishermen assist with red tide cleanup

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria called upon Cortez fishermen Nathan Meschelle and Michael Dolan to help remove dead fish that littered...