Red Tide

A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

Toxic Algae Off Fla. Coast Killing Marine Life & Economy

The waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region’s economy.

09/17/2014

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Thousands Of Fish Killed By Red Tide Off Florida Coast

Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red tide.

07/27/2014

A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

“Red Tide” Killing Manatees In Record Numbers

“This is probably going to be the worst [manatee] die-off in history.” That’s the grim news from Martine DeWit, a veterinarian who oversees Florida’s marine mammal pathology laboratory.

CBS4–03/09/2013

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Red Tide Inching Up SW Florida Coastline

Beachside city officials from Sanibel Island to Sarasota are keeping an eye on a red tide which is creeping up the southwest Florida coastline.

CBS4–10/13/2011

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