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Red Tide 101: The Basics (Video)

Almost every summer in Florida, you hear news about red tide. But what exactly is it, and why is it so talked about? Watch now to learn more!

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Red Tide: Karenia Brevis

In Florida, red tide is caused by the accumulation of Karenia brevis, a type of single-celled organism called a dinoflagellate.  


Sargassum: Seaweed or Brown Algae

Sargassum is a type of seaweed, or brown algae, that spends its life on the ocean’s surface and floats in large masses.