Monday, March 21, 2011
TSpring brings severe weather, Hundreds of fish Dead in New York.
Elmira, N.Y. --- Hundreds of dead fish have floated to the surface in one Elmira pond.http://www.wetmtv.com/news/local/story/Dead-Fish-Pop-Up-in-Millers-Pond/xeuI3i7ocEGFV4bmFKx17A.cspx
The dead fish on Millers pond were first spotted yesterday.
Officials say the cause of death is winterkill.The DEC says winterkill happens when ice and snow prevent sunlight from entering the pond.It prevents aquatic plants from producing oxygen, which kills the fish.