Hundreds of fish found dead near Cleveland, Oh river

 February 6, 2011SOLON — Biologists are trying to figure out what led to the deaths of hundreds of stocked trout in three-acre Shadow Lake in the South Chagrin Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. Metroparks Fisheries biologist Mike Durkalec says oxygen depletion can lead to fish kills when lakes ice over in the winter, but that’s doesn’t appear to be the cause at Shadow Lake. He says officials are trying to determine whether the oxygen loss was somehow accelerated by runoff with a “high organic content” but that any comment on the cause of the fish kill would be speculation. A representative for Waste Management, the company that runs a now-closed landfill near the park, says it’s cooperating with investigators.” –WKYC
This entry was posted in Food chain unraveling, Unsolved Mystery. Bookmark the permalink.

All comments are moderated. We reserve the right not to post any comment deemed defamatory, inappropriate, or spam.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s