Mass mortality of oysters recorded in Chesapeake. Clam population on the coast is on the verge of extinction. Oysters died of natural causes every season, but now it takes a catastrophic scale. Oysters are in great demand, but now the fishermen can not provide all the suppliers in connection with the mass extinction of a species.
The northern part of the bay has turned into one huge cemetery delicacy. It is assumed that the clams were killed by the floods caused by Hurricane Rina, but the exact cause of death is unknown populations of oysters, soobschaetbaltimore.cbslocal.com