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Mass milkfish die-off in Penrhyn raises concerns

Wednesday 3 April 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Environment, Local, National, Outer Islands, Weather

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Mass milkfish die-off in  Penrhyn raises concerns
Penrhyn residents were disturbed to discover hundreds of dead milkfish washed up on the beach on Monday. SUPPLIED / 24040209 / 24040210

Residents of Penrhyn island are investigating the cause of a large die-off of milkfish in a local fish pond, suspecting it is related to recent extreme heat and low oxygen levels in the water.

Residents of Penrhyn island are investigating the cause of a large die-off of milkfish in a local fish pond, suspecting it is related to recent extreme heat and low oxygen levels in the water.


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