Hundreds of dead fish found floating in the Hudson River in New Jersey, USA #Fish #HudsonRiver #NewJersey #USA
There was a foul and worrisome sight along the Hudson River in Manhattan and New Jersey this week.
Hundreds of dead fish were spotted floating by the banks in places like Riverside Park and Edgewater, New Jersey.
Officials say they are bunker fish, or Atlantic menhaden, which are a kind of herring found in the Hudson.
The cause of death is under investigation, but it is likely that rising water temperatures deprived them of necessary oxygen.
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The dead fish floated along the surface, covering much of Branch Brook Lake.
Catherine Marcal was stunned by the sheer number of them, stretching from the lion statues at the Prudential Concert Grove to the Park Avenue overpass.
But somehow, that was not the most disturbing image the Bloomfield resident saw earlier this month when she visited Branch Brook Park in Newark.
“A lot of them were still alive,” Marcal said. “They were still flip-flopping, and it was just horrifying.”
The fish die-off June 16 claimed hundreds of bluegill and pumpkinseed sunfish, plus a few largemouth bass, said Larry Hajna, a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
”I had no idea that there were even fish like that living there,” Marcal said. “I couldn’t believe the quantity. There were hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of fish.”
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This is the second fish kill in Nova Scotia in a month
Dead striped bass, gaspereau and even an Atlantic salmon were found over a two-kilometre stretch of the Shubenacadie River in central Nova Scotia on Monday.
Alanna Syilboy, with the Mi’kmaw Conservation Group, walked the river and said hundreds of fish died.
“You know, I grew up near that river my entire life and I’ve never heard or seen anything like this happen,” she said.
Syliboy said there was no obvious cause of death, but doesn’t think anyone is to blame.
“I believe that our rise in air temperature and low water levels at the tide being out is not creating an ideal habitat for any species of fish,” she said.
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Thousands of dead fish and crabs wash up in a lake in Kucukcekmece, Turkey #Fish Crabs #Küçükçekmece #Turkey
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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Dead fish floating on the water many patches forming large, congested with 1 part Lake Station, foul smell. The reason is that due to hot weather, fast growing algae reduces the amount of oxygen in the water.
The aforementioned situation of dead fish occurred in Tram Lake, located in Dong Hai Ward, Dong Hoi City (Quang Binh). Some people living near the lake said dead fish appeared from the evening of June 24.
On June 25, when dead fish rose up too much and stinked, workers in the Center of Dong Hoi Park – Green Tree had to gather forces to salvage and collect fish corpses to avoid environmental pollution. school.
As noted, the amount of dead fish is dense on the surface of Tram Lake, forming large patches, partially dense on the lake surface. Dead fish are mostly tilapia.
It is known that the situation of dead Lake fish has happened many times, but it has never been so many times.
The initial cause was determined by the hot weather, little rainfall, the water level in Tram station dropped low, the water temperature increased, causing algae to grow rapidly in large numbers, reducing the amount of oxygen in country.
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Within the last few weeks, thousands of dead fish have washed up on the shores of Lake Champlain. As our Ike Bendavid learned, the recent high temperatures may have contributed to the fish kill but they were not the primary reason. However, that doesn’t mean warm weather won’t be a factor later in the year for wildlife on the lake.
Joy Bliss of Highgate Springs says she was walking the beach on the Missisquoi Bay when she noticed something.
“Dead fish– dead fish!” she said.
And it wasn’t just a few.
“I didn’t count but they were all lined up on both sides of the beach here,” Bliss said.
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Biologist Bernie Pientka responded to the call from other residents in the area two weeks ago.
“Came up and gave it a look-see and saw that there was a few hundred fish between here and the other areas I looked at,” Pientka said.
After realizing there were thousands on the Vermont side washed up in the Missisquoi Bay area, he reached out to our neighbors up north in Quebec and found out they were seeing something similar in their part of Lake Champlain.
“They were looking into as well– just kind of an odd situation,” he said.
Pientka says it was the same types of fish washing up– yellow perch, sunfish and pumpkin seed. That means there wasn’t a mass issue or a spill in the lake that would have affected all species.
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During lockdown, families have been flocking to enjoy the warm weather at open spaces such as Weston Park.
But one resident was concerned as he passed the fish pond over the weekend to see around a hundred dead fish floating in the water.
He said: “On getting to the fish pond we started to notice a large number of fish floating around the water edge, dead.
And also a large number on the bankings- many looked like they had been gutted.”
It is not yet known if the fish were killed deliberately or if a disease has ripped through the pond, killing them.
Visiting the park yesterday, Tom Peckett said there were now ‘hundreds’ of dead fish in the pond and noted that the water was ‘very green’.
He said: “I think it’s a combination of algae bloom because of the weather and pollution due to the amount of people feeding the ducks.
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Thousands of dead fish hit the shore in Samandağ district of Hatay.
Those who saw the fish hitting the beach at Deniz and Çevlik were surprised. While it was not possible to determine when and why the fish that hit the beach died, some citizens collected fish from the sea and took them to their homes.
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Hundreds of lifeless fish and a few birds were found on the shores of Missisquoi Bay in Monteregie over the past few days.
The cause of death is still unknown, but officials from the area’s watershed organization say similar accumulations have happened before at Venise-en-Québec beaches.
Frédéric Chouinard from the organization says strong winds from the south could explain why certain areas ended up with accumulations while others didn’t.
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More than two tons of dead fish have already been removed from the Piratininga Lagoon, in the Niteroi Ocean Region, in the past two days.
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