Ask an Expert: What Is a Fish Kill?

Why do dozens, hundreds, or sometimes even thousands of fish wash ashore dead? What types of environmental factors can cause these mass die-offs? How can we prevent them from happening? Join CBF's Maryland Senior Scientist Doug Myers as he explains the science behind fish kills and how we can reduce them with environmental improvements.

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