HAB Task Force
The Florida Harmful Algal Bloom Task Force was established in
1997 as an advisory body to specifically address harmful algal
bloom (HAB) issues in Florida waters. Members include
representatives from government, universities, and the public and
private sectors. The Florida HAB Task Force was legislatively
mandated in 1999.
The Harmful Algal Bloom Task Force was created by the Florida
legislature to address harmful algal bloom research and information
needs, monitoring and management priorities, and local-level
response plans. Learn more about the history, organization, and
activities of the Task Force.
Reports prepared by the Florida Harmful Algal Bloom Task Force
identify and address harmful algal bloom issues and concerns,
including negative environmental impacts and potential human health