17 tons of dead fish cleared from beaches due to red tide
Crews clean up dead fish on the beach as they fill a pickup truck near Gulf Front Park, Treasure Island, Fla., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. The smell of dead fish was strong. (Scott Keeler/The Tampa Bay Times via AP)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — One Florida county has dumped more than 17 tons (15,420 kilograms) of dead fish collected since red tide algae crept up from South Florida into Tampa Bay.