The United States on the dead fish floating canal death mystery
Event / / Dec 01, 2016
With tens of thousands of dead fish floating in a canal in New York of Long Island. Numerous bodies of herring dense floating in the water, shining, looks like is frozen as canal.
At present, the stench of rotting fish has penetrated into the canal and the surrounding air, affecting the lives of the local people. Environmental officials say they will try to cover up the smell with other odors, such as lime and wood chips. The national environmental protection agency says it is testing water quality and scientific testing whether this event may be caused by pathogens or contamination.
Aerial footage showed a few days before the incident, the canal and the surrounding area there are a large number of fish. This fish is a large predator, aggressive, so the herring group to the canal side. Wait until the night river gate closed, the fish was trapped in the canal, leading to suffocation.
The UAV video shot, trapped on the surface of the dead fish piled over the canal, the number to the incredible. Local environmental protection department spokesman said the death is likely to be caused by suffocation, not because of chemicals or pollutants, so the locals do not have to worry too much.
“Daily Mail” reported on November 18th, this week, with tens of thousands of dead fish floating in a canal in New York of Long Island. Numerous bodies of herring dense floating in the water, shining, looks like is frozen as canal. Scientists say this phenomenon is the local people to hitherto unknown, this is called a “fish Apocalypse” (fishpocalypse).
The spokesman further said that when a large number of fish trapped in a narrow area, it may be due to the decline in oxygen levels and suffocation.