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The Red Tide in the Gulf

In 1564, Spanish explorers off Sarasota’s coast recorded outbreaks of coughing and respiratory distress in their ships’ logs. Native Americans in the area told them about periodic giant fish kills. Patches of microscopic marine algae—Karenia brevis—that cause red tide are always floating somewhere in the Gulf; periodically, they proliferate, or...
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Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island (AMI) is a perfect island hide away for a family vacation, a couple’s get way or a reunion of friendships. AMI offers many secluded areas and quiet solitude to many vacationers allowing an escape from the fast pace of our societies. While staying on the island AMI...
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Transportation On Anna Maria Island

Transportation from the Tampa or Sarasota airports to Anna Maria Island and the surrounding area is the primary question many vacationers have as time approaches  for their travel to the Island. There are many limousine companies offering transportation that can be found on the internet. Another source of transportation is the Anna Maria Chamber...
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