FISH KILLS CAUSED BY POLLUTION IN 1973

The annual fish kill given in the report represents the combined efforts of private individuals; state fish and game, health, and conservation officers; and water pollution control officials at the state and Federal level. Usually, a fish kill is first noticed by a fisherman, camper, or other private citizen, who informs a warden or other state official. It is essential that a fish kill be reported and investigated immediately in order to determine the source of pollution and the polluting agent. Dead fish may be washed downstream from the source of pollution. The reporting system depends, to a large extent, upon individuals in the field making state officials aware of fish kills.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-228 922.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Mointoring and Data Support Division
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48105
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Pagination: 29 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 14

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145859
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA/440/9-75/003 Ann. Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM