Monthly Archive: April 2016

Water Quality Update – April 15, 2016

These samples were collected on Tuesday before the rain began – so all looks well… but you might be cautious around the bayous – we have had 3 straight days of rain since. Only 4 stations were sampled this week.

 

RED TIDE

Red tide continues in Pinellas and Manatee counties – Pinellas has …

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Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for April?

 

Continuing our monthly series of “what’s in season for this month?” we take a look at April.

 

Several species that were in season for March are still in season now – those include:

Clams, Oysters, Pompano, Pink Shrimp, Snapper, Blue Crab, and Spanish Mackerel.  Spanish Mackerel are listed as “in peak season” for …

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Water Quality Update – April 8, 2016

FYI – the March 28 samples were posted this week and there were health advisories issued for Bayou’s Grande and Chico. The bacteria count in Texar was elevated but not high enough to issue and advisory

 

Samples this week for Apr 4 are fine. No advisories issued. Here’s the rest…

 

RED TIDE

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