The beaches issued tens of thousands of bulls, the resort immediately rumors: dead fish — nothing but an echo of the cholera outbreak in Mariupol, which is just 70 kilometers east of Berdyansk.
— Fish because of cholera does not die. Moreover, she even she is not sick, — said Konstantin Kartashov — Head of ichthyology Azovgosrybohrany. — Only — can be a carrier of infection if contaminated water is.
And the reason for mass ejection steers, according to them, — the traditional summer days the lack of oxygen in the water.
— Symptoms of plague appeared on Friday night, then the oxygen levels in the water dropped to 2.5 mg / l, at a rate of 6-7 mg / L — continues Kartashov. — At dawn the next day the oxygen in the water was even less — 1.2 mg / l. And over the weekend to shore emissions of more than 25 tons of fish.
Dead fish had to hastily gather, writes Kp.ua, public utilities resort Berdyansk to enterprising local residents did not have time to pick it up, pickle and markets leisure.
By the way, near Berdyansk a week goes reclamation catching bull. Local fishermen caught 850 tonnes of fish. This procedure is an annual, conducted to reduce the number of bull in marine waters, when the temperature rises considerably. This allows for a fish that would otherwise simply stranded and die.