The fish, which were migrate yearly from Japan, were found to have high levels of cesium.
The town’s harbor was hit with $40 million in damages.
The tranquility of Santa Cruz Harbor on Friday hides damage the harbor sustained from a tsunami triggered by last year’s massive earthquake off the coast of Japan.
Federal cuts to the NOAA’s tsunami-warning program could affect how quickly a wave headed to the west coast would be detected.
The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan moved these vessels into neighborhoods, roadways and buildings. In this Good Question: How are the Japanese moving large ships that got swept inland by the tsunami?
The system would rely on technology that is currently used to monitor ocean currents.
It has been five months since a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, which also led to a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. In this Good Question: What is the latest condition of Japanese nuclear facilities?
Officials say there is no danger of a tsunami that could damage Hawaii or the west coast of the United States after a strong earthquake shook Japan.
President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.
There are only three known survivors left from the devastating quake and ensuing fire that killed thousands. And only one of them – Bill DelMonte, who was just a few months old at the time – was able to make this year’s ceremony.