Red Tide Detected In Pinellas, Hillsborough Counties
Posted: 3:33 am Monday, August 20th, 2018
By Ann Kelly
Low concentrations of red tide are now showing up offshore from Hillsborough County. The latest map from the FWC shows red extending from south Florida all the way up to Hillsborough County. It’s on the low side in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Check that new map here along with the latest report. Red tide is also being blamed for more dead and sick sea turtles being found on Florida beaches. If you do spot a turtle in distress you can report disoriented or stranded sea turtles to 978-728-3663(978-SAVE-ONE).
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