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While red tide occurs in Florida nearly every year, researchers say this is the largest bloom that has occurred in the last 50 years. "The last time Florida saw a bloom like this, so far into Tampa Bay at this...
At its September meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) directed staff to expand a recent mandatory catch-and-release only measure for snook and redfish due to red tide. The mandatory catch-and-release ruling will begin on September...
A bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed along Lee and Charlotte counties in Southwest Florida over the past week. In Southwest Florida, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in one sample collected from Manatee...