Understanding and Preventing Fish Kills in Your Pond
Fish mortality in ponds is a natural process, and noticing the occasional dead fish along shoreline areas is not unusual. Natural causes include predation, old age, minor disease outbreaks, handling, or spawning stress. However, when large numbers of dead fish are observed at one time, there is reason for concern. Unfortunately, by the time dying fish are observed, it is often too late to stop the fish kill; however, future fish kills can be prevented by understanding the causes.
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Article Written By: Rossana Sallenave
Original Article Posted on: July 2019
Link to Original Article: https://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_w/W105/welcome.html