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Brown Tide Reappears in Shinnecock Bay

Brown tide is occurring in Shinnecock Bay again this year.  While not harmful to humans, it has a devastating impact on shellfish.   Friends of the Bay monitors the waters in Cold Spring Harbor, Oyster Bay and Mill Neck so that any deterioration in water quality can be detected immediately.  Here is the story from today’s Newsday  – http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/officials-brown-tide-spreading-in-li-bays-1.2989746