20,000 fish found dead in ponds in Xi’an, China
Workers are salvaging dead fish ponds. China Chinese Commercial News reporters Huang Li and Jian She
Original title: Xi’an, a mass death of fish ponds 20,000 farmers suspected to be poisoned ponds
Seeing is about to harvest, more than 20,000 fish, but all died overnight. This allows Xi’an Chang’an Yangzhuang Subdistrict villagers Sheng very sad.
37-year-old Li Sheng is Chang’an District Subdistrict Yangzhuang stone village villager, he has a seventy-eight acres of fish ponds. February he bought 20,000 fish, grass carp, silver carp and carp, seven months after feeding, these fish have grown to about 1 kg of fish, is expected to again be able to make money a month.
Ponds have someone to look after 24 hours, Sheng ride in a makeshift pond, live there. Yesterday 0:30 Xu, Li Sheng abnormal when viewing ponds, “there are many ponds floats on the water, waving white belly,” and two hours before he was to see the fish ponds, everything is still normal.
Sheng Huazhexiaochuan ponds turn a full circle, “a large area of dead fish in the pond waters south could see twelve square meters of foam, the air pungent taste.”
11 o’clock yesterday morning, Li Sheng and his wife live fish pond crouched sigh. “There are about 20,000 fish, the loss of at least ten million.” Sheng said upstream ponds used for water, there are several ponds, no problem. Feed their own use, but also the long-term use, should not be a problem. Combined with the early morning the water appeared a large area of foam and air pungent taste, Sheng suspect that someone poisoned the fish pond.
After the incident, Li Sheng alarm to the district police station. Soon, the Public Security Bureau Chang’an Yangzhuang police station rushed to the scene to investigate and extract water samples and dead fish pond samples were identified.