Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring System: Southwest Florida
Algal Blooms from Satellite for Tampa Bay
This page shows algal blooms in Tampa Bay. Blooms of some different types of algae may be present. In lower Tampa Bay, Karenia brevis started a bloom in mid-June. Satellite imagery with Karenia brevis cell counts can be found at our new harmful algal bloom site for Southwest Florida. Old Tampa Bay now has Pyrodiniumm bahamense, more information on this potentially harmful algae can be found at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission HAB Factsheets. Information on water quality sampling in Tampa Bay can be found at the Florida DEP Tampa bay Sampling site.
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