Mass mortality of oysters in Chesapeake, USA

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11.09.11. Mass mortality of oysters recorded in Chesapeake. Population of oysters 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. What caused the death of oyster populations — not known.

Source: CBS Baltimore, Earth — The Chronicles of Life

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