salton sea / 2

After the exhibition we are now back on the way to san diego and we rested for the second time at the salton sea. Because of the millions of dead fish we investigated and got a result: to have an edible fish they introduced 1929 tilapias and despite the salty seawater the fish breed very well. However, they are not adapted to the environmental conditions and once the water gets too cold or the oxygen content is too low, the tortured fishes die often with a disease (vibrio) in millions. Sadly many seabirds that feed on these fishes die as well.

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