Hundreds of dead fish wash up on Florida beaches after reports of red tide
Hundreds of dead fish have washed up on Florida beaches after reports of red tide.
Footage shared on social media shows dead creatures on Fort Myers Beach and on the coast of Barefoot Beach County Preserve, further south.
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, fish kills and respiratory irritation suspected to be related to red tide have also been reported in Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, and Collier counties.
Staff members are working daily on Fort Myers Beach to remove dead fish that have started washing up, according to local reports.
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