Maggots fill sand along Lido Beach after red tide fish kill
SARASOTA, Fla. - Dead fish continue to wash ashore in parts of Sarasota and Tampa Bay from red tide.
Hundreds of tons of dead fish – victims of the algae bloom – have been pulled from the coast, but now some beachgoers are finding another impact of red tide.
Little specks on Lido Beach are actually maggots – thousands of them.
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Experts say the dead fish, which began washing up there last week, are attracting the wriggly maggots.
Visitors on Lido may want to watch their step.
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