Jeff Absten, left, research faculty at FIU, and Jim Duquesnel, marine biologist, gather water samples during the "king tide" on Miami Beach’s bay side on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
Jeff Absten, left, research faculty at FIU, and Jim Duquesnel, marine biologist, gather water samples during the "king tide" on Miami Beach’s bay side on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. WALTER MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Jeff Absten, left, research faculty at FIU, and Jim Duquesnel, marine biologist, gather water samples during the "king tide" on Miami Beach’s bay side on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. WALTER MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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