Monday, August 31, 2020
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. To get the most current beach conditions please visit the website visitbeaches.org.
Forecast: No red tide impacts are expected at this time.
The next sample collection will be Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Results may be available late Friday, September 4, 2020, but due to COVID shutdowns, results are being delayed.
To report dead fish or red tide symptoms, please call Collier County Pollution Control at (239) 252-2502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
To access the most recent NOAA satellite imagery showing the location of red tide, please visit https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/research/stressor-impacts-mitigation/hab-monitoring-system/red-tide-from-satellite-for-southwest-florida/
|Collier County Red Tide Update|
|Sample Date||Location||*Results||Sampling Agency|
|8/27/2020||Barefoot Beach||NOT PRESENT||Pollution Control|
|8/27/2020||Vanderbilt Beach||NOT PRESENT||Pollution Control|
|8/27/2020||Seagate Beach||NOT PRESENT||Pollution Control|
|8/27/2020||Naples Pier||NOT PRESENT||Pollution Control|
|8/27/2020||South Marco Beach||NOT PRESENT||Pollution Control|
|*KEY TO RED TIDE LEVELS—Table provided by Florida Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI)|
|Description||Karenia breviscells/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|