Dead Carp Reported At Lawrence Area Pond

By: AP Posted by Josh Mabry
By: AP Posted by Josh Mabry

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) _ The hot weather has claimed hundreds of carp at a nature preserve outside Lawrence.

The state Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says the dead carp lining the banks of the pond at the Kanza Southwind Nature Preserve outside Lawrence died from the excessive heat.

Chuck Bever, regional fisheries supervisor with department, told The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/Or6sYe ) that the hot weather and decaying plants take oxygen out of the water, leaving little for fish.

The heat affect is most often seen in small lakes and ponds.

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Information from: Lawrence Journal-World, http://www.ljworld.com


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