[USA] A massive fish kill is currently underway in Florida. Hundreds of thousands of dead fish can be seen “for miles” in Indian River Lagoon. Continue reading Massive fish kill in Florida
[USA] Brown Tide occurs when the alga Aureococcus anophagefferens undergoes a harmful algal bloom (HAB). These blooms are essentially an explosive population growth of many single-celled Continue reading Brown tide – Cause, effect, and control
[USA] An algae sometimes referred to as “brown tide” due to its tendency to turn the water a brownish color has been detected in an area of northeastern Sarasota Bay. Continue reading Algae bloom ‘brown tide’ detected in portion of Sarasota Bay
[USA] Brown tide appears to be growing worse in Brevard County. Continue reading Brown tide appears worse in Indian River Lagoon
[UK, USA] A University of Tennessee professor is working to develop methods that could help scientists understand and stop massive Continue reading Professor developing methods to understand, stop algal bloom damage
A harmful algal bloom has been building in the bays along the South Shore since last month, according to researchers at Stony Brook University.
The bloom, known as a “brown tide,” has swelled to more than 250,000 cells per Continue reading Brown Tide On The Rise In Moriches, Shinnecock Bays
COCOA, Fla. — Karen McLaughlin normally carries a flashlight for her nighttime kayak trips along Florida’s Banana River to spot any alligators resting on the banks. But these days, it’s the river itself that glows in the dark.
“It’s beautiful!” McLaughlin, an eco-tour Continue reading In Florida, a water-pollution warning that glows at night
The sea-grass beds of Long Island’s Great South Bay once teemed with shellfish. Clams, scallops and oysters filtered nutrients from the water and flushed money through the local economy. But three decades after the algae that cause brown tides first Continue reading Like weeds of the sea, ‘brown tide’ algae Aureococcus anophagefferens exploit nutrient-rich coastlines
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Out of control algae have become a serious problem in Suffolk County, and experts said the build-up has turned some of the waterways toxic… Continue reading Dangerous Blue-Green Algae Turn Long Island Waterways Toxic
A nontoxic bloom of algae was confirmed in Raritan Bay Monday, and the water may look brown as a result. A state aircraft’s remote sensor detected elevated levels of chlorophyll in Raritan Bay, which is typically associated with algal blooms, according to the Department of Environmental Protection’s njbeaches.org website… Continue reading Why is the water brown in Raritan Bay?