Jul 4, 2007

Hundreds of dead fish wash up in Raritan Bay

Associated Press Writer

July 3, 2007, 6:38 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. -- Beachgoers and anglers looking to enjoy the waters of the Raritan Bay may see their holiday spoiled by dead fish washing up in the area.

Hundreds of dead menhaden, an oily fish often used for bait or to make fish meal, have been spotted along the shores of the bay or floating in the waters, an incident state environmentalists have said is naturally occurring but that has worried environmentalists and marred the shoreline.

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