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05-06-2019 Red Tide Sampling

Post Date:05/08/2019

COLLIER COUNTY RED TIDE UPDATE

             

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Provided by: Collier County Pollution Control

Current conditions: Below are the most recent red tide results. No dead fish or respiratory irritation are being reported.  

Forecast: No red tide impacts are expected at this time.

 

The next sampling event will be May 13th, 2019. Results should be available late Tuesday, May 14th, 2019.

 

To report dead fish or red tide symptoms, please call Collier County Pollution Control at (239) 252-2502 or email pollution_control@colliercountyfl.gov. To speak to a health professional regarding red tide symptoms call the Florida Poison Information Center toll free at 1-800-222-1222.

 

Collier County Red Tide Updates are also available on the Red Tide Hotline at (239) 252-2591. This is an automated recording with the most recent Red Tide information for Collier County available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Visit www.colliergov.net/redtideupdate for more red tide information.

 

To access the state red tide sampling map, please visit http://myfwc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/View/index.html?appid=87162eec3eb846218cec711d16462a72

 

 

Collier County Red Tide Update

Sample Date

Location

*Results

Sampling Agency

5/06/2019

Barefoot Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/06/2019

Vanderbilt Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/06/2019

Seagate Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/06/2019

Naples Pier

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/06/2019

South Marco Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

 

*KEY TO RED TIDE LEVELS—Table provided by Florida Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI)

Description

Karenia brevis cells/L

Possible Effects (Karenia brevis only)

NOT PRESENT – BACKGROUND

0 – 1,000

None anticipated

VERY LOW

>1,000 – 10,000

Possible respiratory irritation; shellfish harvesting closures ≥ 5,000 cells/L

LOW

>10,000 – 100,000

Respiratory irritation; possible fish kills and bloom chlorophyll probably detected by satellites at upper range

MEDIUM

>100,000 – 1,000,000

Respiratory irritation and probable fish kills

HIGH

>1,000,000

As above plus discoloration


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