Mexico City: A strange phenomenon called Red Tide is causing death for sea creatures. Hundreds of octopuses, fish have come to the shores along the sea in Mexico. In the past few weeks, thousands of dead fish have been swept away by the tide on Telchac Beach in Yucatan, Mexico. Due to this, San Bruno and San Cristiano Beach are also being affected. Algae are responsible for red tide. These algae are dangerous to sea creatures as well as humans.
getting the edges cleaned
The port authority has been called to clean the beach. Tourists are also avoiding coming due to the dead fish being found. A terrible smell spreads all over the beach. A tourist who arrived here said, ‘Unfortunately nature has its role. We come here regularly for a walk. This beach has always been beautiful. But the current situation is disastrous. The whole beach is full of dead fish. The Yucatan Ministry of Health is monitoring the Red Tide. Locals have been urged not to eat sea creatures.
what is red tide
The color of sea water changes during Red Tide. This happens because of algae called dinoflagellates. They emit toxic substances. These can be fatal to marine organisms. When there are 50 million algae cells in a liter of water, it becomes a thing like red tit.