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.
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|