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Red tide popping up in Southwest Florida

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Posted at 5:35 AM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 21:34:45-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Low levels of red tide are popping up around Southwest Florida.

According to FWC, the red tide organism Karenia Brevis was found in Charlotte and Lee Counties.

Background to high concentrations in and offshore of Lee County (in 26 samples) and background to low concentrations was found in and offshore of Collier County (in 10 samples).

The next report will be issued on April 2nd.

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FWC red tide map