August 13, 2012
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a bloom of Karenia brevis, also known as red tide, in Galveston Bay. As a result, the following portions of Galveston Bay have been closed to shellfish harvesting:
Conditionally Approved Area 1 of Galveston Bay, Central and East Approved Areas of Galveston Bay and the Smith Point Approved Area of Galveston Bay. TPWD has received reports of fish kills from Sea Rim State Park, Sargent Beach and Surfside. Information is still being gathered and subsequent updates will be posted accordingly.
Galveston County BACLIFF TEXAS FLOUNDER FISH KILL MASSIVE AUGUST 11, 2012