Red Tide and Animal Exposure
Marine and terrestrial animals, such as manatees and shorebirds,
can all be affected by exposure to red tide. The information in
this section describes how these animals may be affected and what
symptoms they may display.
A discussion of the effects of recent, intense red tide blooms on
the biology and ecology of spotted seatrout and other studied
species in the Tampa Bay estuary.
Invertebrates, fish, birds, and mammals can be harmed when they are exposed to Florida red tide toxins in the water, sediments, or aerosol.