Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Fish Found in New Jersey Creek

The dead fish found in the New Jersey creek are peanut bunker, and environmental officials are investigating the cause.
1:53 | 08/24/16

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It is an awful now out here the kind of smelled really hits you. Right in the pit of your stomach where in the trade winds will win it because we just want to show you have to get caught up in this stagnant water you could say. Thousands upon thousands of fish. Right below me but that all around this area all of these marine as you can see this kind of night but like we said this smell out here is awful. The boat marinas and Gainsbourg are covered. With what appears to be millions of peanut bunker official news got its seven did looked out on the wires showing the scope of the Vizquel this afternoon. They started coming in with the tide over the weekend and kept floating in the wake K creek until they pile on top of each other and stagnant water. We gotta say it again this smell is horrible and sex are starting to feast on the rotting carcasses of the dead fish pushed onshore by the Hyde died. During looked the fish filled the shoreline where they're baked in the sun. Officials believe low oxygen levels in the water led to this massive fish kill. Scientists say that's not a usual for that to happen during extremely hot summer. Residents say the same thing happened here about eight years ago but for now the state TEP is investigating and residents are dealing. What this once again all things now. I don't know where they gain from. And its top and it's still stinks. All of this that was they would like it later woke up like I visited the gag. You you gotta show you wind is I didn't smell my backyard that you give you can't really eat within its. Not really she added. Everywhere you look and decree you could see the bodies of the dead fish they continued. To float and as far as the cleanup biscuits Eric it has not started yet officials hope they can start. That tomorrow but that will be left up to all of the local municipalities and the county to trying to clean up all of these dead this.

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