End Of Days: Millions Of Dead Sardines Washed Up In Cali Harbor

- By Bossip Staff

Sardines and other small fish in the hundreds of thousands washed up dead overnight in the harbor area of Redondo Beach, Calif., just south of Los Angeles, puzzling authorities and triggering a cleanup effort. A congressional hearing on radical Islam in the U.S. has inspired protest, counterprotest, editorials, petitions and even pray-ins, long before the first witness takes the stand.

Local television news footage showed the mass of dead fish, said by a police spokesman to be about a foot deep on the surface, choking the waters in and around dozens of private boat slips in the King Harbor Marina. Biologists have tentatively concluded that the fish died from oxygen deprivation after being driven by a storm into a closed-off pier area, California Department of Fish and Game spokesman Andrew Hughan told Reuters. “It looks like they just swam in the wrong direction and ended up in a corner of the pier that doesn’t have any free-flowing oxygen in it,” Hughan said.

“There’s nothing that appears to be out of sorts, no oil sheen no chemicals, no sign of any kind of illegal activity,” Hughan said. “As one fisherman just told me, this is natural selection.” Hughan said such incidents were rare but not unheard of. While biologists investigated, authorities were beginning the job of removing the fish from the water, using buckets and nets. A skip loader then carried them to big trash bins. Officials initially estimated there were millions of fish, but Fish and Game roughly estimated about a million.

City officials estimated the cleanup would cost $100,000. Fire Chief Dan Madrigal said the fish would be taken to a landfill specializing in organic materials. On the water, nature was tackling the problem in other ways. “The seals are gorging themselves,” Hughan said. Large groups of other fish could be seen nibbling at the floating mats of dead creatures. “The sea’s going to recycle everything. It’s the whole circle-of-life thing,” Hughan said.

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  • Ktradez

    I concur .. End of days., we r probably slowly getting poisoned by these other countries the us is out here messing With. Something big is happening & we can’t even begin to conceive it.

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  • Africanking

    What goes around, comes around. Karma is a bi*ch. America dumped their waste in my country and thought they got away Witt it. No no no.

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      man get the hell out!!!!

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  • JayJay

    Jesus, please hit the brakes man….no need to rush!!!

  • Hispanoila Brotherhood

    I hope this doesn’t go to waste. Since the fish aren’t toxic, they could definitely feed some hungry children for weeks or months.

  • KAI

    this is all predicted in hosea chapter 4 read your damn bible

  • severine

    FIRE YOUR EDITORS, STAT!!!

    The second sentence in the first paragraph has no business being in the story! Proof that whoever is running this site is doing some serious unedited cutting and pasting. Come on y’all, dang!

  • if anything be noble

    @ Brotherhood– Unfortunately, we can’t eat dead fish. They’re rotting in the sun. (Besides, who knows what killed those things. Things could be full of al qaeda.) Don’t listen to these people and their ‘theories’ they thought up 4 mins ago. They don’t know the reason any more than you do.

  • JustAshley

    So fish who have known where to swim, how to swim and how to breathe for 1000’s of years suddenly got mixed up because of a storm??? Seriously? And THAT’S the story they want to stick with????

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    mMmmmmMm sardines……*Getting my saltine crackers out*

  • Mabel

    I love sardines..this just makes me so sad. Something is happening to the oceans globally and I have a feeling it is not good.

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  • meekameek

    smh at the peeps on here disputing race END DAYS WILL EFFECT EVERYONE, nobody is exempt from what may come…

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      You right.

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    One word people……H.A.A.R.P !!!!

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  • Unico

    I wonder if the Earthquake in Japan was the cause of this? It was a 8 mag, maybe the fish felt it and tried to move from the waters.

  • KeoshaShequerra

    @Kai I just read Chapter 4 of Hosea in The Bible and nowhere in there did it say Millions of Sardines would wash up on Southern California…

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