Lesions of Gulf of Mexico Fish Linked to Oil Spill

Nature World: Skin lesions found on large a number of fish in the northern Gulf of Mexico have been linked to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) ocean spill, scientists from the University of South Florida (USF) say. Published in the journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, USF scientists reported a strong resemblance between oil from the Deepwater blowout and an outbreak of skin lesions and oil residue signatures discovered in bottom-dwelling fish, like the red snapper, a year after the spill.......

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