Fish suffocate

July 1991
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p16
Reports on the suffocation of thousands of fish in the River Seine near Rouen, France when oxygen levels in the water dropped by more than half. Four natural phenomena to which local authorities attributed the suffocation.


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