Redondo Beach, Denson discussed on Brains On!

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About how many fish diana duds zone well that number can range from a few too many millions it depends on where and how large that dead zone is as well as what kind of life lives there in the first place an animal like a fish can obviously try and swim away when it notices that it's having a hard time breathing an animal like a clam an oyster or muscle that comp move they obviously are going to suffer and probably die because they can't breath what is the biggest event that has happened in this area involving a dead zone two summers ago we had a massive fish die off down in king harbored by redondo beach the same place that you said that you went and found shells and seaweed and watched c line swim by unfortunately there was a lot of nutrients in a body of water that was not moving very much a lot of fish swim in there and because of this algae decomposing with the bacteria all the dissolved oxygen left that bay where we keep our boats and the fish used up all the oxygen frantically swimming round trying to find a way out they suffocated and hundreds of hundreds of thousands of fish where floating smelly on the surface of the ocean what are the main nutrients and denson's the main nutrients that flow into our waterways that create dead zones are nitrates and phosphates a lot of these come from our farming as well as things like our dishwashing detergent and detergents that we use to wash our cars nutrients flows into our waterways and a few different methods one way is it leaching out of the soil it washes out of the soil when it rains from our fields and our farms another way is the water that falls out of the sky and lands in our streets in our sidewalks and the roofs of our homes anything that is left on our streets whether that's dog poop or plastic bag or some soap from you washing your car is going to wash down that road through that hole you see in the side of the road known as the storm drain and those storm drains all leads straight to the ocean or to the local river so by keeping our streets and our.

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