Fish Kills

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Fish Kill - Causes - Algae Blooms and Red Tides
... A few species of algae produce toxins, but most fish kills due to algae bloom are a result of decreased oxygen levels ... When the algae die, decomposition uses oxygen in the water that would be available to fish ... A fish kill in a lake in Estonia in 2002 was attributed to a combination of algae bloom and high temperatures ...
Fish Kill - Causes
... Fish kills may result from a variety of causes ... Of known causes, fish kills are most frequently caused by pollution from agricultural runoff or biotoxins ... ecological hypoxia (oxygen depletion)is one of the most common natural causes of fish kills ...
Fish Kill - Causes - Toxins
... See also Fish toxins, Cyanide fishing, and Marine pollution#Toxins Agricultural runoff, sewage, surface runoff, chemical spills, hazardous waste spills ... Some notable fish kills in Louisiana in the 1950s were due to a specific pesticide called endrin ... Aluminium compound can cause complete fish kills, sometimes associated with autumn turn-over of lakes leading to complex chemical interactions between pH, calcium ions and complex polymeric salts of Aluminium ...

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