If you are outside of Florida, you may not be aware of our current marine crisis. Huge thanks to @myfwc
for all their work. #lakeokechobee #redtidegreenslime
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Red tide – How you can help! Thank you to everyone who has been helping us respond to the naturally occurring red tide bloom. We have several tips on how you can continue to assist us with our ongoing response efforts. 1). Report fish kills to our Fish Kill Hotline at 800-636-0511. 2). Report sick, injured or dead marine mammals and sea turtles to our Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922, #FWC
or *FWC on a cellphone, or online. 3). Report sick, injured or dead sawfishes to 1-844-4SAWFISH (472-9347) or via email at Sawfish@MyFWC.com.
Swipe up on our Instagram Story for more tips on how you can help! Photo courtesy of Susan Smart – Thanks to a Wildlife Alert Hotline caller, our staff was able to rescue this manatee. #Redtide #Research #RedTideBloom #Help #Fish #Manatee #MyFWC #FWC #FWCResearch #Wildlife #Florida