Large amount of dead fish washes ashore due to red tide in Packery Channel, Texas, USA
Dead fish at Packery Channel on the Gulf of Mexico. (KZTV)
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute has confirmed there is red tide in the area.
Texas Parks and Wildlife is looking into reports of dead fish and a strong odor along Gulf of Mexico beaches around Corpus Christi.
Water testing is underway at several locations including Fish Pass and Packery Channel.
According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife webpage – tpwd.texas.gov – the common signs of a red tide bloom are: discolored water, dead fish, and breathing difficulty.
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