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Collier County, FL

05/22/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/22/2020 19:38

5-22-2020 Red Tide Update

Friday, May 22, 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 Thursday, May 28, 2020. Results should be available late Friday, May 29, 2020.

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

5/21/2020

Barefoot Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/21/2020

Vanderbilt Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/21/2020

Seagate Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/21/2020

Naples Pier

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

5/21/2020

South Marco Beach

NOT PRESENT

Pollution Control

*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