SARASOTA – Red tide back at Sarasota beaches
On Monday, Siesta Key had a “heavy” sighting of dead fish, a few dead jellyfish and “slight” respiratory irritation.
According to a June 8 report from the FWC, using 28 samples, the FWC found amounts ranging from background to medium concentrations.
The increase in the algae bloom also resulted in dead fish on Englewood Beach over the past week.
Respiratory irritation was also reported at there, Lido Key, Manasota Beach, Nokomis and Venice North Jetty, and Venice Beach