Not only does the reddish snow have a similar color to watermelon, but it also exhibits a somewhat sweet smell which partially resembles that of the real fruit.
The red tide algae has caused beach closures in Palm Beach County.
The looming hurricanes could exacerbate the red tide by increasing nutrient loads in coastal waters.
The red tide poses health risks to both marine wildlife and human beings.
High levels of red tide algae were found 10 miles off of the shore of Pinellas County this week, officials said.
The brown tide could be a potential new food source for the red tide.
Working without payment to decrease their sentences, inmates in Florida regularly participate in public works projects.
150 tons of dead fish have been collected in Manatee County over the last two weeks.
Eighty percent of all fish in Münster's Aasee lake have already died.
"It smells like death."
Two thirds of the coral reef—designated a world heritage site—have been damaged, according to aerial surveys.
Some have been classified animals or flowers, but these creatures aren't so easy to pin down.
It's showing up in crabs, clams and even fish filets.