9 months Massive fishkill hits Australia Manilatimes |World
SYDNEY: “Hundreds of thousands” of fish had died in drought-stricken Australia in the last few days and more mass deaths were likely to occur, the authorities warned Tuesday. Locals around the Darling River were confronted with a sea of white, as dead fish carpeted the waters near the southeastern Outback town of Menindee. Just weeks after up to a million were killed — with scientists pointing to low water and oxygen levels as well as possibly toxic algae — another mass death occurred in the key food growing region. Inspectors from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries have ... more