Thousands of dead and dying starfish, clams, crabs, and conchs “littering” beaches on Florida’s Gulf Coast — “Everywhere I looked were struggling creatures”

Since You Can’t Save Them All, Naples Daily News, January 17, 2011:

Tiny creatures have invaded the beaches of SW Florida. While biologists don’t know exactly why, algae bloom and/or recent cold weather is thought to be responsible for at least some species of clams, starfish, and prehistoric-looking horseshoe crabs littering the beaches. …

I was stunned at the hordes of colorful little domiciles along the shoreline. …

Everywhere I looked were struggling creatures. …

I left thousands of doomed creatures on the beach today.

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