red tide Section

King County Health Closes Beaches to Shellfish Harvesting Due to ‘Red Tide’

King County Health Closes Beaches to Shellfish Harvesting Due to ‘Red Tide’

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced Friday (July 20) that Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP), also known as “Red Tide” has been detected, and all county beaches have been closed... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: ‘Notiluca Bloom’ Spotted Off Des Moines Marina

WATERLAND BLOG: ‘Notiluca Bloom’ Spotted Off Des Moines Marina

Our sister site The Waterland Blog has posted some photos of what appears to be an active algal bloom off the Des Moines Marina, apparently caused by Noctiluca, a non-toxic form of zooplankton, which feed... [Read more]

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Courtesy our new Sales & Promotion Diva Janet Grella comes this interesting photo taken of the beach at Three Tree Point, with a distinctive red hue to the water. Could this be red tide? According... [Read more]