Thousands of dead fish have washed up on the banks of a tidal creek.
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THOUSANDS of dead fish have washed up on an Andalucian beach in an environmental catastrophe of biblical proportions.
Green group, Ecologists in Action, reported that a shoal of dead fish mixed with plastic and other rubbish had washed up on the beach in Granada.
Members of the environmental organisation believe the disaster, which has seen dead fish cover the entire length of El Penon de Salobrena beach, may have been caused by a toxic spill.
“It appears too extensive to be the discarded catch of a fishing boat,” said a spokesperson from the group.
“The fish have open mouths and spots along their bodies,” they added.
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Thousands of dead fish have been seen washing up on a Hauraki Gulf island.
Photos and video of what appear to be dead mackerel floating in the water and lining the shores of Kawau Island have been sent in to the Herald.
A reader told the Herald locals were cleaning up trailer loads of fish from the beaches.
A Department of Conservation spokesperson said he had spoken to two rangers about the dead fish.
“The word is it was a variety of fish and MPI are aware of it and investigating,” he said.
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The most frightening of the deep-sea horrors that lurk at the bottom of the ocean have nothing on the “penis fish.” Thousands of the pink, worm-like creatures were spotted washed ashore on Drakes Beach in California last week, according to Bay Nature.
Photographer David Ford was walking along the beach on Dec. 6 after a storm when he noticed a large flock of seagulls feasting on something in the sand, according to Marin Independent Journal.
The worms spanned for miles.
“I had no idea what they might be … it went on for two miles,” Ford told Vice. “I walked for another half hour and they were scattered everywhere. There were seagulls lined up the beach the whole way having eaten so much they could barely stand. A quarter of them looked like they were still alive. The rest were dead, they had a dead sea-creature smell.”
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Thousands of dead fish were found floating in the Ganga canal in Hastinapur area of Muzaffarnagar district, police said Saturday.
A forest department officials said they suspect that someone brought the dead fishes in a tanker and threw them in the canal. An investigation is underway, the official added.
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Seyhan River Tarsus district of Mersin poured into the sea at the point where many dead fish were found.
Tarsus Hunters Club President Tufan Dokuyucu who reported the situation to the authorities and the status of the fish, said that they faced a similar situation for the third time in the last month in the neighborhood of Baharli district, the issue was transmitted to the institutions related to the district governor of Tarsus.
Analysis of the water taken from the region also made the transfer of tissue, threatening species of water in the level of pollution reported. He said that the problem stems from the wastewater from Adana to the river and asked for the necessary measures to be taken.
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Hundreds of dead fish piling up in the water near Burnt Store Marina are likely a result of red tide.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said red tide is likely to blame for the fish kills near Burnt Store Marina.
There are high concentrations of red tide in the area, according to FWC’s map.
Officials said they received a report to the hotline about this specific location on Nov. 25.
Joe Laupert sent us video Sunday while riding his golf cart through the area.
“We were riding around the corner, and there they were, piled up,” Laupert said.
On Monday, our crews went to check out the area. We found hundreds of dead fish near Dock S.
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To report the situation is a voluntary security guard of fish associated with Fipsas Ferrara, (Italian Federation of Sport Fishing and Underwater Activities), Alex Beccati, who reports of a channel “almost completely devoid of water, the little present is polluted, inside all the fish died, even the large ones, a sign that the pollution was intense.
There are therefore “thousands of corpses scattered along the bed of the watercourse that, with the exceptional temperatures of this November, begin to emit a terrible smell of rotting, as they rot they will become a den of diseases as usual, and will produce further pollution of the waters by taking oxygen away. No species were spared: Carp, Herbivorous Carp, Catfish, Bremen, Pikeperch, all completely dead.
The report was promptly forwarded to Arpae on 24 November and the results of the analyzes are now expected from it. “The world of sport fishing and environmental associations – explains Alex Beccati – always complains about the same serious gaps in the protection of the territory and waterways of our province. Our waterways, especially the small canals, are treated as open sewers, as if they did not host life, as if they were not used for the irrigation of the fields with which we grow our food, as if to nobody which manages the territory or represents the public administration imported.
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Hundreds of dead fish have appeared in the municipal lagoon of Velilla de San Antonio for days. These are mainly carp and catfish specimens, and some barbos. The water of the lagoon has taken a strong green color due to the concentration of algae and organic matter, denounced from the Jarama Vivo platform.
The poor quality of the water in the Velilla lagoons, and its consequences in the form of deaths, bad smells, etc., has been reported on numerous occasions. The inaction of the administrations has been very unfortunate for more than a decade, especially of the Ministry of Environment (responsible for the conservation of the Regional Park of the Southeast), of the Hydrographic Confederation of the Tagus (responsible for the quality of the waters) and of the various municipal governments (the lagoon is municipal property). None of them wanted to intervene, for example, on the numerous episodes of dairy spills that have occurred over more than a decade, ”he says, in conversation with MiraCorredor, Antonio Martínez, spokesman for the platform.
From Jarama Vivo they consider that “tackling this chronic problem in a lagoon with the mass of water and depth that El Raso has is not easy, it is not even an isolated case.” However, in his opinion «the problem can be treated as a whole, creating a water circuit from the Jarama river that runs through all the lagoons and drains in the current overflow of El Raso . It is a palliative, cheap and quick intervention, even using the connections between gaps that once left the Pioneer gravel. The Ministry of Environment already applied this solution years ago in the Las Islilas wetland, in Mejorada del Campo.
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Large die off of fish washes up on beach in Cilacap Regency, Indonesia
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