Red tide increasing in Florida

Florida red tide warning latest endangered animals

Florida red tide warning latest endangered animals

However, Manatee County has been hit with the algae bloom that is killing thousands of fish and leaving a smelly mess on the beaches.

Cleanup rules are being waived for the removal of dead fish from areas in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

Jason Beisel with the city of Clearwater says crews and trucks on standby to deal with the tons of dead marine wildlife as red tide is foretasted to spread to Pinellas, however, the message is their beach is open.

Background to low concentrations were observed in two samples collected in Pinellas County, the state says.

This weekend, tourism business owners will be taking a stand against what is happening.

At 10 a.m. on Sunday, people will join together on the beaches to express their frustrations with this crippling red tide.

If you want to participate in the event, organizers say to arrive at your favorite beach promptly at 10 raise hands in unity at 10:15 a.m.