Thousands of dead fish and crabs wash up in a lake in Kucukcekmece, Turkey #Fish Crabs #Küçükçekmece #Turkey

Fish Kill Alert

Thousands of fish and crabs that died in the Küçükçekmece Lake that have not been determined yet have hit the shore.

Citizens and fishermen, who say that similar incidents happen every year, noted that recent fish deaths are higher than in recent years.

Some fishermen gather the dying fish and throw them into the sea with their boats.

Istanbul Agriculture and Forestry Manager Ahmet Yavuz Karaca , in a statement to the AA reporter, stated that they sent a team on pollution and fish deaths in the lake and said, “We took samples from dead fish and water and sent them to the laboratory. We will share them when the results are announced. times we can say that deaths are more. ” said.

Emin Şence, who has been fishing for many years, said that the primary cause of mass fish deaths is pollution and lack of oxygen in the lake.

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