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Fish kill: Areas of Neuse River banks covered in dead menhaden

For as far as one can see, dead Atlantic menhaden lay sprawled out across the riverbank, the result of the Neuse River’s most recent fish kill. Travis Graves, Lower Neuse Riverkeeper, says that it is getting worse in numbers of and in size of the dead fish. “We’ve been seeing the ‘peanut’ or younger ones for a few weeks now, but more of the adults are beginning to show up dead on the shore now,” Read the rest here 21:25