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  • Florida Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Red Tide Kills Fish and More

    Florida Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Red Tide Kills Fish and More

    The red tide has made breathing difficult for locals, scared away tourists, and strewn popular beaches with the stinking carcasses of fish, eels, porpoises, turtles, manatees and one 26-foot whale shark.

  • Fish Kills on Southwest Coast Continue

    Fish Kills on Southwest Coast Continue

    A patchy bloom of the Florida red tide organism,Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background to high concentrations in 24 samples collected from or offshore of Sarasota County, low to high concentrations in seven samples collected from or offshore of Charlotte County, background to high concentrations in 32 samples collected from or offshore of Lee County, and background to medium concentrations in 10 samples collected from or offshore of Collier County.

  • Boating Accident Kills Fisherman on Lake Conroe

    Boating Accident Kills Fisherman on Lake Conroe

    All three men had on life jackets. As they tried to make it to the shore, Robbins became distressed and fell unconscious.

  • Drift Net Kills in Southern California

    Drift Net Kills in Southern California

    New video footage of dolphins, whales and sharks being caught and killed in mile-long fishing nets off Southern California could create pressure to end the controversial practice of drift-net fishing statewide, according to a coalition of marine wildlife conservation groups that is publicly releasing the material.

  • Reported fish kills way up

    Reported fish kills way up

    Dead fish showing up in the Destin harbor isn’t necessarily an unusual thing for one of the busiest fishing hubs in North America.

  • Potential Fish Kills Due to Cold

    Potential Fish Kills Due to Cold

    As an arctic blast continues to move across the state, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would like to warn the public of potential fish kills throughout coastal Louisiana as a result of freezing water temperatures.

  • Summer Takes It Toll with Fish Kills

    Summer Takes It Toll with Fish Kills

    The end of summer is the worst time for underwater dwellers. When temperatures are high and oxygen levels are low, fish and other water critters are particularly vulnerable.

  • Virus Kills Carp

    Virus Kills Carp

    Thousands of common carp died last month in Waseca County's Lake Elysian because of a virus likely introduced to Minnesota waters by the release or escape of ornamental koi or pet goldfish.

  • Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

    Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

    An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 fall-run Chinook salmon were killed early yesterday morning at the Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility due to a pump failure from a faulty wire. More than two million remaining salmon at the facility will be released over the next month as they reach an appropriate size.

  • Summer Stress Increases Likelihood of Fish Kills on Small Waters

    Summer Stress Increases Likelihood of Fish Kills on Small Waters

    Anyone who has ever had their breath taken away after sitting in a car that's been parked in the summer sun will tell you that even a momentary drop in oxygen can turn things upside down. The same holds true for fish if the dissolved oxygen in a pond or lake crashes.