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Coho Salmon

‘Ebola’ Level Threat To Northern California Salmon Forces Release Of More Water

Federal officials have released water reserves to combat the growing threat from a drought-fed parasite that a fisheries spokesman called the “Ebola” of salmon and which could result in a “die-off” to the state’s fragile salmon population.

10/06/2014

Dead anchovies in the Santa Cruz harbor.

Expert Says Predators Are Likely Cause Of Massive Anchovy Die-Off In Santa Cruz

At least 30 tons of fish have been scooped out of the water since Wednesday night’s die-off.

08/02/2014

Sea Stars

Animal Update: What’s Causing Millions Of Starfish To Die Along The Pacific Coast?

In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.

07/28/2014

Asian Carp (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officials Testing Whether Carp Die-Off At Lake Mendocino Is Possibly Due To Koi Herpes Virus

Hundreds of dead carp have littered the shores of Lake Mendocino, closing it off to swimming for the time being.

05/29/2014

(CBS)

Abalone Deaths Along Sonoma County Coastline Blamed On Microscopic Sea Creature

The death of tens of thousands of abalone along the Bay Area’s coastline is being blamed on a microscopic sea creature.

05/11/2014

Leopard shark, Foster City beach

Heavy Rains May Be Cause Of Bay Area Shark Deaths

State biologists say they think they know what may have killed over 100 leopard sharks in the Bay Area in recent weeks – heavy rain diluting the bay’s salinity.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/18/2011

Leopard shark, Foster City beach

State Investigating Shark Die-Off On Peninsula Shores

State wildlife officials were investigating why dozens of dead sharks have been washing up on the western shore of San Francisco Bay.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

A dead leopard shark found near the Redwood City Lagoon. (CBS)

Dead Leopard Sharks Found In Redwood City Lagoons

Researchers said Friday they are baffled why a dozen leopard sharks died in tide pools and sloughs off Redwood City over the last several days.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/22/2011

birds, sky

Hundreds Of Dead Sonoma Birds Likely Hit By Truck

More than 100 birds found dead just off Highway 101 in Sonoma County were likely hit by a truck, California wildlife officials said Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

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