Thousands of dead fish wash along the shores of Battipaglia, Italy
A carpet of dead fish has welcomed swimmers battipagliese coast. The strange and disturbing phenomenon happened over the weekend just ended. Dead animals, mostly small fish, were stranded since dawn along the coastline, creating confusion and disgust among the bathers. The heat has accelerated the process of rotting carcasses, creating a strong stench, propagated throughout waterline.
The phenomenon was repeated throughout Saturday and Sunday, affecting part of the beach between Battipaglia and Eboli. Numerous reports about joints the municipal administration who asked battipagliese Istituto Zooprofilattico intervention of arcades, which specializes in cases like this.
The engineers took samples of water and measured sea temperature, and picked up some dead fish.
From the preliminary inventories of fish die-off is due to the rise in the average temperature of the water, climb to levels comparable to those of the tropical seas.
Courtesy of ottopagine.it