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Collier County Red Tide Status

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Provided by: Collier County Pollution Control

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

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

The next sampling event will be February 19, 2018.

To report dead fish or red tide symptoms, please call Collier County Pollution Control at (239) 252-2502. 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.

Collier County Red Tide Update

Sample Date

Location

*Results

Sampling Agency

2/12/2018

Barefoot Beach

NOT PRESENT

Dept of Health

2/12/2018

Vanderbilt Beach

NOT PRESENT

Dept of Health

2/12/2018

Seagate

NOT PRESENT

Dept of Health

2/12/2018

Naples Pier

NOT PRESENT

Dept of Health

2/12/2018

South Marco Beach

NOT PRESENT

Dept of Health

2/12/2018

Big Marco Pass

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

2/12/2018

Caxambas Pass

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

2/12/2018

Goodland

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

2/12/2018

CR 951 Boat Ramp

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

 

*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