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Good Progress in Clean-up of Dead Fish in West Iceland

There has been good progress in the clean-up of dead herring in Kolgrafafjörður, West Iceland, according to a meeting about the causes and effects of the dead fish in Grundarfjörður yesterday.

herring_kolgrafafj_03_psPhoto: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

An estimated 52,000 tons of herring died in the fjord in December 2012 and February 2013.

The fish are believed to have died due to lack of oxygen in the fjord caused by a landfill and bridge constructed across the fjord in December 2004.

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19.02.2013 | Surviving Herring to be Directed out of West Iceland Fjord

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