A single oyster can filter as much as 50 gallons of water a day. Combine millions of them and they could be an affective tool in keeping red tide at bay in some areas of the county’s waterways.
A single oyster can filter as much as 50 gallons of water a day. Combine millions of them and they could be an affective tool in keeping red tide at bay in some areas of the county’s waterways. File photo by Juli Leonard Raleigh News & Observer/MCT
A single oyster can filter as much as 50 gallons of water a day. Combine millions of them and they could be an affective tool in keeping red tide at bay in some areas of the county’s waterways. File photo by Juli Leonard Raleigh News & Observer/MCT

Are oysters the key to battling red tide in Florida?

August 08, 2018 06:06 AM