Thousands of Bunker Fish Found Dead in Long Island Canal

The fish suffocated due to a lack of oxygen in the water.
0:42 | 11/15/16

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I twelve and thousands of dead bunker fish and have washed up on Long Island it is the second wave of dead fish there in the last two months of massive fish kill clogged up should acog canal. In Hampton Bays the State Department of Environmental Conservation says the canal locks the Wear clothes were closed yesterday morning. And a large school of bunker fish suffocated. While they were trapped residents in the area were shocked by the scene. I don't remember any game. Or any time like this. This is doors I think it's horrible it's a shame and I just want to know why. You know what caused it. When the DC says that it does not believe pollution played a role in the die off. For the Suffolk county department of health says it will take some water samples to try to find out.

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