Die-off in Indian River Lagoon killing dolphins, manatees

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The Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast has long been known as the most diverse ecosystem in North America. Its 156 miles of water boasts more than 600 species of fish and more than 300 kinds of birds.

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

How bad is it? In the past week, a dolphin a day has turned up dead in the lagoon, according to Megan Stolen, a research scientist at Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute.

See on www.tampabay.com

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