Hundreds of dead fish wash up along the Guadalupe River in Colombia

Fish Kill Alert

Hundreds of fish appeared dead on the banks of the Guadalupe River, at the height of Carolina del Príncipe. The fact was presented yesterday in the hours of the morning.
The tributary was born in Santa Rosa de bears and passes through the towns of Gomez Plata, Carolina of the Prince and Guadalupe and finally empties into the Porce River.
The community attributed the deaths to a possible poisoning, fact is not confirmed. Carolina inhabitants of Prince say that if true the poisoning the situation would not be new, because something similar happened a couple of years ago.
“Is made a call to Corantioquia and they were in send a person to review the area”, explained a spokesman of the community.
Staff of the Secretariat of environment of Carolina was visiting the place, but unaware what caused the environmental difficulty. Similarly, a veterinarian of Gomez Plata attended the situation.
From the Mayor of Guadalupe they are unaware of the reasons for the deaths, but they are investigating what happened.
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