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'We're still dodging it': Red tide returns in Florida

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 18, 2019, 8:43 PM UTCBy Casey WexlerThe toxic algal bloom red tide is back and dead fish are washing up on the shores of southwest Florida again.Red tide killed thousands of tons of marine life including sea turtles, manatees and dolphins last year.This year, the algae has washed up in patches, with some beaches almost entirely clear and others covered with dead fish. The phenomenon has not been reported beyond the southwest Florida area this year.Most of the casualties this time are smaller fish with some instances of sea turtles, manatees and larger sea life. But the bloom appears to not be as severe ...