THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – These still waters in a lagoon in Western Mexico have turned lethal. The lagoon has become a graveyard for hundreds of thousands of fish.
Dead fish are being removed by the barrel-full. Local fisherman say the problem is pollution at the bottom of the lagoon. They are seeking answers.
Tonnes Fish Killed in Mexican Lagoon
Local authorities say its just nature taking its course. But state investigators are blaming “poor management”.
Attention has now turned to the Waste Water treatment plants that operates nearby.
At least 48 tonnes of fish have turned up dead in a lagoon in western Mexico and authorities are investigating.
On Monday, fishermen used shovels, wheel-carts and trucks to pull tonnes of dead fish out of the Cajititlan lagoon that has been the scene of four fish kills this year.
For fishermen who earn their living off these waters the answers can not comes soon enough.