Florida's Red Tide Produced 1,700 Tons Of Dead Marine LifeWhen algae blooms and then dies, it releases toxins that can kill marine life. Red tides are amorphous and can be steered by wind and water currents.
9 Dolphins Found Dead, Experts Believe 'Red Tide' Is Killing WildlifeNine dead bottlenose dolphins found in Sarasota County are believed to be victims of a deadly organism blooming in the waters of Florida's Gulf coast.
Worst "Red Tide" Toxic Algae Bloom In Years Killing Turtles, Manatees In FloridaThousands of fish, eels and turtles are dying, sometimes as far as the eye can see, in parts of southwest Florida.
Sea Turtle Deaths Spike In Florida Waters With Red TideLoggerhead and Kemp's ridley sea turtles are the two species primarily affected by the bloom.