Scientists fear spread of red tide on Florida's beaches

The beaches of Siesta Key are full of dead fish and county crews conducting cleanup efforts.
0:56 | 08/03/18

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Normally on a summer day siesta key would be full of tourists but today it's full of dead fish and county crews were cleaning them up. The work to pick up thousands of dead fish started early this morning county crews are using each rate machines and their even picking this up by hand. The red tide is causing a drastic reduction in tourism this week. All the water looks different it's brown and all you could spell it beats this rotting fish. Throat starts to constraint in your eyes water. Scientists with mote marine say they've rescued about fifty sea turtles in the Venice in Sarasota area's. Red tide is a deadly for humans but it will cause upper respiratory issues. Scientists are hoping this deadly bloom of red tide will go away by the end of the weekend but they say timing is hard to predict. Scientists with bald Marines say the red tide could travel north depending on wind and current reporting on siesta key I Jacque Peterson that.

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