What is a fish kill, and what causes them to occur in the Chesapeake Bay?
Decomposing algae blooms can suck oxygen out of the water, suffocating marine life and causing fish kills. In this follow-up to Bay 101: Algae Blooms, Charlie Poukish from the Maryland Department of the Environment documents a fish kill and explains how actions on land can affect life in the water.
- Produced by
- Steve Droter
- "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin