Fish die-off at Table Rock sites caused by natural events


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Francis Skalicky

MDC biologists suspect oxygen depletion is culprit in fish die-off events.

BRANSON, Mo. – A convergence of natural events detrimental to fish health has led to an abundance of dead fish seen at several spots on Table Rock Lake in recent weeks.
Although seeing multiple dead fish floating in the water is alarming, Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) biologists say the lake's health and overall water quality are fine. What people are seeing at some spots on the reservoir is simply the results of several factors that, when combined, can be fatal for fish.
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