The legislation includes $8 million for NOAA algae research.
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium recently released a new free app that encourages users to report instances of red tide.
Mote researcher say they're focusing on alleviating its effects.
Harmful algal blooms include the toxin-producing algae Karenia brevis, which causes red tide.
Conditions suggest that we should not expect red tide outbreaks along Florida's west coast this year, according to new research.