|dethalternate||Date: Friday, 27-November-2015, 2:04 PM | Message # 1|
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|Mystery surrounds death of 700 fish found dead in Cockburn Sound|
James Alexander Beasley posted the picture of the dead pink snapper near Kwinana. Photo: Facebook
Mystery surrounds the death of up to 700 fish that have washed up dead at a popular fishing spot in Cockburn Sound, south of Perth.
The Department of Fisheries investigated reports various fish species had been seen floating dead in the sound on Friday.
On Saturday, fisheries officers scoured the area around Garden Island between the Causeway and Careening Bay and found approximately 600 dead fish.
On Friday, officers also found another 100 dead fish, from a range of different species, at Challenger Beach, near Naval Base.
Fisheries Aquatic Environment manager Rae Burrows said it was not known at this stage what killed the fish.
Read more/full article/source - http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news....sr.html