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Deaths Of Dolphins Linked To Natural Neurotoxin

The deaths of four dolphins and four sea lions found on a Southern California beach are likely linked to a natural neurotoxin called domoic acid.


Tons of fish were found dead in Redondo Beach Harbor.(credit: CBS)

Natural Toxin Killing Dolphins, Sea Lions In Southern California

Marine animal experts say dolphins and sea lions that have died along the Southern California coast in recent weeks may be victims of a deadly neurotoxin produced by a seasonal algae bloom.


"Fish kills" similar to the one reported in Menifee Lake have been reported at Redondo Beach (pictured above) and Lake Lindero in Agoura Hills over the last few years. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Something Fishy? Mystery Of Dead Sardines Might Be Solved

Researchers say the millions of sardines that were found floating dead in a Southern California marina this week tested positive for a powerful neurotoxin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011