Reported Fish Kills and Abnormalities
This section offers statewide records of current and historic
information about reported external abnormalities in fish and fish
kills reported to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.
These are some of the more common descriptions of fish kill causes
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Hurricanes are major forces of natural destruction.
Fish kills associated with a bloom of the marine microalgae Pyrodinium bahamense
occurred in Old Tampa Bay in late July 2008.
This report presents a summary of the analyses conducted by FWC's
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute to assess the impact of the
2010 cold kill event on Florida's common snook populations.
The FWC received hundreds of reports about discolored water, algal
blooms, dying fish, and fish kills in the lower St. Johns River,
including Lake George.
Reported Fish Kills