Posted: January 21, 2013 in News

The Extinction Protocol

January 16, 2013 – PAWLEYS ISLAND, SCThere is a mystery along the South Carolina coast. Thousands of dead fish washed up on the beach at the south end of  Pawleys Island Tuesday afternoon. The fish are menhaden, and the SC Department of Natural Resources have been notified of the incident. Menhaden fish are a small, oily fish that are used for fish oil and its oil is also an ingredient in lipstick and they are also used for livestock feed. –WLTX
Mystery intensifies over fish kill: Thousands of Atlantic menhaden – a baitfish that plays a key role in the South Atlantic ecosystem – were found washed up on the beaches in the south area of the Grand Strand on Tuesday and Wednesday, leaving S.C. Department of Natural Resources investigators trying to determine the cause. From DeBordieu, a private community just north of Georgetown, northward to…

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