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Date:  Wednesday, October 29, 2014

 

Provided by: Collier County Engineering & Natural Resources Department

 

Current Conditions: No red tide was present in the samples collected below.

 

Forecast: No red tide impacts are expected at this time.   

 

The next sampling event will be November 3, 2014.

 

To report dead fish or red tide symptoms, please call the Collier County Engineering & Natural Resources Dept. at (239) 252-2502. 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.

 

 

Collier County Red Tide Update

Sample Date

Location

*Results

Sampling Agency

10/28/14

Vanderbilt Beach

NOT PRESENT

Dept. of Health

10/28/14

Seagate

NOT PRESENT

Dept. of Health

10/28/14

Naples Pier

NOT PRESENT

Dept. of Health

10/28/14

South Marco Beach

NOT PRESENT

Dept. of Health

10/27/14

Big Marco Pass

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

10/27/14

Caxambas Pass

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

10/27/14

Goodland Bridge

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

10/27/14

CR951 Boat Ramp

NOT PRESENT

Rookery Bay

 

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

Last updated: 10/29/2014 4:02:34 PM