Thousands of fish have died in a river in Altrip, Germany

Fish Kill Alert

In Neuhofener Altrhein at Altrip thousands of fish have died. According to the competent municipality, the water last weekend’s upset and no longer contains oxygen. An angler had discovered many dead fish on Thursday and alerted the authorities. The firefighters had ventilated the Altrheinarm with floating water circulators. The oxygen content is now slightly increased again, it said. The cause of the fish kill is believed that the only three meters deep water has warmed too much in the summer.
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