For Information on Current Beach Conditions in Port Aransas:

Texas Beach Watch.com

Texas Department of State Health Services

Forum: Knowing ‘flesh-eating bacteria'

The dog days of summer are here, and with them come reports of illnesses and deaths caused by Vibrio vulnificus, nicknamed the "flesh-eating bacteria." As a marine biologist, I find myself getting frustrated when I read media reports of people infected by V. vulnificus because they often leave the reader with a sense of panic and the idea that our beaches are not safe.

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"Laid-back Beach Towns" by Paula Disbrowe

"Laid-back Beach Towns" by Paula Disbrowe

"Let Go to the Beach" photo by Earl Nottingham

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Dive into Summertime ~ June Subscriber Newsletter

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