fish kill


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fish kill

mass death of many fish, usually in a restricted area.
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Muscat: Relevant authorities have told fishermen and sailors to report any instances of fish kill off the coast of Oman.
BATANGAS CITY, Batangas -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 4A (BFAR-4A) has warned local government units (LGUs) surrounding Taal Lake of a possible fish kill as the temperature continues to drop since November.
An alcohol fermenting plant faces penalties following the spill of 46,000 liters of molasses that was initially ruled as the cause of the fish kill downstream of the Pampanga River on Sept.
The water department is investigating but has not yet determined what is behind the fish kill.
KUWAIT, May 8 (KUNA) -- The Environment Public Authority (EPA) said Monday that harmful bacteria caused fish kill recently in Kuwait's bay.
The massive fish kill in Lake Buhi on October 16 has prompted the municipal government here to declare a state of calamity covering the villages around the lake to effect available quick response fund to be released to the affected communities, including some mitigating measures.
Water quality is routinely monitored in the region, and measuring devices revealed unseasonably high levels of chlorophyll (a sign of photosynthetic organisms such as algae) leading up to the fish kill, and then plummeting levels of dissolved oxygen.
AN angler has told of his devastation after up to 300 trout died in a fish kill over the weekend.
Fish kill reportedly occurred after some owner of a local cattle farm poured feces into the Big-Chui Channel, which gets into several ponds.
What's going on is classic winter kill,'' said Richard Hartley, fish kill coordinator with the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.
SPRINGFIELD - Last week's fire that destroyed a plywood mill most likely caused the fish kill that temporarily restricted public access to a section of the Willamette River, a state official said Wednesday.
The story about the 2009 fish kill at Dunkard creek is new to many of us here in southeastern Pennsylvania ("What Killed Dunkard Creek," Winter 2012).