fish kill


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fish kill

mass death of many fish, usually in a restricted area.
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The marine mammal observation team reported very low fish kill from the disposal operations, while no cetaceans or other marine mammals were observed.
AN angler has told of his devastation after up to 300 trout died in a fish kill over the weekend.
2 billion gallons in a year when scientists have declared a fish kill "likely to occur" under the current flow plan.
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.
Muscat: Periodic algal blooms hitting the Omani coastal waters is a serious ecological issue resulting in numerous fish kill incidents, terminations in desalination plant functioning, and causing problems for numerous tourists visiting Omani beaches.
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).
Already there is a major fish kill in the marina on the Monmouthshire Canal at Goytre Wharf, where EA Wales confirmed that large numbers of big carp, bream and roach have been found dead; although small fish have been found alive.
An agency spokesman said: "This fish kill of 2,500 and counting is on an enormous scale - it is category one.
The Nether Heyford venue was the UK's first 'snake lake' but closed in 2006 after flooding and a fish kill.
But he stressed at Flintshire magistrates' court at Mold there had been no fish kill and no environmental damage.
Jellyfish expert Dr Tom Doyle of University College Cork said: "Since the fish kill in Antrim we have been working with a team in Swansea to look at the threat of these swarms to both our fish stocks and to swimmers.