Apr 1 2011

175 tons of dead sardines scooped from CA marina

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Associated Press

By NOAKI SCHWARTZ  03.31.11

LOS ANGELES — Three weeks after a huge fish die-off in Southern California, officials have a body count but still can’t say what drove 175 tons of sardines into a marina.

Dave Caron, professor of biological sciences at the University of Southern California, said Thursday that as many as 2.5 million sardines blanketed the surface and floor of King Harbor Marina.

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