The National (24 November 2008) has a brief update on the red tide algae along the Fujairah coast with an explanation that strictly it is neither red nor related to tidal movement so scientists prefer to call it “harmful algal bloom.”
Whatever the name, if you are following the news about the oil dumping and algal bloom off the coast of Fujairah that is creating a marine disaster this year, check out this article:
Unlucky Fujairah, The National, 24 November 2008.
For more, see this recent update (with additional links) on red tide algae on the Fujairah coastline.
Dr Geoff Pound
Image: An east coast fishing boat returns to the shore without any fish early last Saturday morning.