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Phosphate and ammonia in ocean by Grundarfjördur

Research into the death of twenty tons of fish in breeding holds in Grundarfjördur on Snaefellsnes peninsula this January has revealed that there is an unusually high amount of phosphate and ammonia in the ocean near the fjord.

The Health Protection Council of West Iceland has recommended that the town council of Grundarfjördur keep an eye on the amount of chemicals in the water, which is not normal for a community of only 950, as Fréttabladid reports.

The research of the fish death continues.

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