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FWC: Red tide is again present in Bay County - News - Panama City News Herald

FL - Fish & Wildlife Commission says Red tide is again present in Bay County

According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report, background concentrations of the toxic algae were observed in the county.

BAY COUNTY — Red tide-producing organisms appeared in Bay County last week, a new report states.

According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report, background concentrations of the toxic algae were observed in the county.

HISTORIC PHOTOS: A history of red tide in Florida

Red tide is caused by an organism called Karenia brevis, which occurs naturally in the waters off Florida.

RED TIDE REPORT for Northwest Florida.pdf

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