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Red tide ramping up across Southwest Florida

Posted at 7:41 AM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 07:41:49-04

Beach goers have spotted signs of ride tide making a comeback in Collier County.

Keith Gahagan said he has seen marine life come up and gasp for air near the Naples Pier. 

Pictures show dead marine life littered across the beach, and some beach goers said the smell is hard to ignore. 

Florida Fish and Wildlife released a rise tide map earlier this week to show which areas are the most affected. 

Collier County seemed to be getting better, but Wednesday's map shows red tide levels are rising again. 

FWC is expected to release a new map sometime on Friday.