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red tide

Portuguese translation: marés vermelhas


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English term or phrase:red tide
Portuguese translation:marés vermelhas
Entered by: Alexandre Pereira
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16:22 Mar 12, 2008
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Maritime Forecast
English term or phrase: red tide
"No Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected this week in water samples collected alongshore between Pinellas and Collier counties. Very low concentrations of K. brevis were detected in offshore samples collected north.."
Alexandre Pereira
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marés vermelhas
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
marés vermelhas


Dolores Vázquez
Native speaker of: Native in GalicianGalician, Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  Fernando Domeniconi
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agree  Claudio Mazotti
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agree  Flavio Steffen: Red Tide A proliferation of a marine plankton toxic and often fatal to fish, perhaps stimulated by the addition of nutrients. A tide can be red, green, or brown, depending on the coloration of the plankton.
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agree  Roberto Cavalcanti
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agree  Roberto Costa: Also known as "crimson tide", it is used to describe a particular type of algal bloom common to the Gulf of Mexico.
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agree  Cristina Santos
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agree  Murilo
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