Tag Archives: Anchovies

No, it’s not an oil slick – it’s an enormous shoal of anchovies and it’s got scientists baffled

The California coastline was gripped by an epic oil spill on Tuesday. Or so it appeared. In truth the ominous dark band that formed off the coast of La Jolla, in the state’s south, was a massive school of Northern anchovies. However the anchovy aggregation has baffled scientists, who say they have not seen anything like it in the area for over 30 years, according to LA Times. Lots of photos and video here 15:52

Submitted by George Washington – Seals, Sea Lions, Polar Bears, Bald Eagles, Sea Stars, Turtles, King and Sockeye Salmon, Herring, Anchovies, Sardines All Dying

We’ve previous documented that seals, sea lions, polar bears, sea stars, turtles, sockeye salmon, herring, anchovies and sardines on the West Coast of North America are all suffering mysterious diseases … which are killing many. We’ve asked whether this is related  to  massive releases of radiation from Fukushima. Update Sadly, we can now add other wildlife to the list.  George Washington @ zero hedge. I dunno. Interesting read. Catch Radical Marijuana’s interesting comment. Read [email protected]  23:13