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Fish kill blamed on oxygen depletion - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 30, 2014

Fish kill blamed on oxygen depletion

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 am

KEMAH — State officials said the thousands of dead fish that have washed up near Galveston County this week were probably killed by oxygen depletion.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has been responding to reports of a large fish kill near the Galveston-Harris county line near state Highway 146. The dead fish have been mostly menhaden, a small silver fish that are about 1 or 2 inches in length.

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