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Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend, Lake Mohave Awash with Dead Fish

Dead Carp at Lake Mohave | Photo Courtesy of the National Park Service
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The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is warning travelers this weekend that , which is within its boundaries, is experiencing an unpleasant odor and dead carp washed up on the beaches. There are no known human heath risks associated with the suspected cause of the carp deaths, but visitors are advised not to handle the dead fish. The cause is unknown, but biologists are performing tests with results due back next week. Nearby Lake Mead seems to be fine (except the lower water levels).