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Emergency Steps Taken to Mitigate Fish Die-off in South Florida’s Biscayne Bay

Ian Bongso-Seldrup for Dive Photo Guide writes:

Over the past week, thousands of dead fish, crabs, eels, and other marine life have been washing up on the shores of South Florida's Biscayne Bay. Local non-profit organization Miami Waterkeeper first reported the die-off on Monday, August 10th, noting very high water temperature (~90°F), and low dissolved oxygen levels. On Wednesday, an aggregation of rays was reported nearshore, and experts believe that the rays were struggling to breathe due to low oxygen levels in the water.

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