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Red Tide

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