Murray River: Investigators blame fish kill on water quality

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The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have completed an investigation into the deaths of approximately 500 bream and herring in the Murray River last month.

The fish were found in the Murray River between Ravenswood and South Yunderup on JuneĀ 25.

An autopsy of the dead fish undertaken by fish health experts at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development revealed that the fish had suffered stress from exposure to poor water quality.

Period7 Jul 2017

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  • Title Murray River: Investigators blame fish kill on water quality
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletMandurah Mail
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date7/07/17
    Descriptionhe Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have completed an investigation into the deaths of approximately 500 bream and herring in the Murray River last month.

    The fish were found in the Murray River between Ravenswood and South Yunderup on June 25.

    An autopsy of the dead fish undertaken by fish health experts at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development revealed that the fish had suffered stress from exposure to poor water quality.
    Producer/AuthorNathan Hondros and Hannah Barry
    URLhttps://www.mandurahmail.com.au/story/4777390/investigators-blame-fish-kill-on-water-quality/
    PersonsAnas Ghadouani