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Red Tide

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Environmental Health

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What is Red Tide?

Status updates

Where to report fish kills

Red Tide status reports by phone: (866) 300-9399 anywhere in Florida; out of state, call (727) 502-4952

Beach conditions reports from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Aquatic toxins information from the Florida Department of Health

Where to report human illness related to Red Tide and other aquatic toxins:  (1-800) 222-1222

Red Tide facts from the Florida Department of Heath about aquatic toxins (PDF)