Thousands of fish die in the Buyuk Menderes River in Turkey

Fish Kill Alert

In the Büyük Menderes Delta National Park, which is located between Aydın and Muğla, thousands of fish died last week. Mass fish deaths perturbed the people of the region, while the images revealed the terrible balance.

The mass evacuation of fish started on May 23-24, Monday and Tuesday between the borders of Büyük Menderes Delta National Park.

With the opening of the evacuation channel in the river, the dead fish reached out to the Grand Menderes Delta and to the Azmaks and the Aegean Sea.

Experts and environmentalists wanted to take measures as soon as possible, the river for a long time until the fish of approximately 20 kilograms in the dead fish among the fish, he noted.

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