Up to 1,000 pounds of dead fish had to be removed from Lake Elsinore this week because of low water levels due to the drought, increasingly hot temperatures and other conditions, city officials said.
Dina Kourda, on behalf of PETA, is asking Irvine’s street maintenance superintendent to install a sign to memorialize hundreds of fish that were killed in a Oct. 11 traffic accident.
Air quality investigators have confirmed that a foul stench that stretched across Southern California came from the Salton Sea.
Officials say thousands of anchovies and sardines have died in Ventura Harbor after using up all their oxygen.
Three weeks after a huge fish die-off in Southern California, officials have a fish count but still can’t say what drove 175 tons of sardines into a marina.
Researchers say the millions of sardines that were found floating dead in a Southern California marina this week tested positive for a powerful neurotoxin.
Many of those millions of dead fish that floated into King Harbor Monday night are destined for a compost heap, according to authorities.
Cleanup crews are scheduled to return Wednesday to the site where millions of small fish, primarily sardines, were found dead at Redondo Beach’s King Harbor.
Millions of dead fish, believed to be anchovies, were found dead in Redondo Beach’s King Harbor Tuesday morning.