Fish kills in the South West of Florida, USA

Thousands of dead fish were found on the beaches of Southwest Florida. The official cause of death — red tide, according to

According to experts, to phytoplankton blooms produce toxins, which are poisonous to marine life. Red tide paralyzes the gills of fish, causing her to gasp and beaching.

However, as it turns out, the lost fish found in some locations. Some witnesses say that, for example on the beach Fort Myers no dead fish. Specialists are going to take repeated samples of water in the Gulf on Friday.

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