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Dead fish washing up in Marco Island; red tide in the area

Posted: 2:49 PM, Oct 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-09 14:49:25-04

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. -- Some parts of Southwest Florida are dealing with fish kills, potentially from red tide.

Dead fish are washing up at the Caxambas Park boat ramp near the south end of Marco Island.

According to Florida Fish and Wildlife's latest red tide testing samples , there are high concentrations of red tide in that area, as well as at Seagate Beach in Naples.

There are also several other locations in Collier and Lee counties seeing low to medium levels of red tide.