Unimaginable? Sampling of shrimp, menhaden “could forewarn of uglier days ahead, possibly on a scale we can’t imagine”

Jeff Dute on the Outdoors: Awaiting the good, bad and ugly of the Gulf … Read more >>

“A continuum of polluted water may still exist” from wellhead to shoreline — “Shrimp, crab, oysters and menhaden appear to have been considerably harmed by the spill”

Note the “research for the entire study is supported by Chevron.” … Read more >>

After Valdez, fish came back in full force — Then “like clockwork” the herring population collapsed

“Herring take four years to become adults. And like clockwork, the herring population of Prince William Sound collapsed four years after the spill. Those that came back were covered in lesions, ravaged by disease.” … Read more >>

DISPERSED OIL accumulates in menhaden fish found during massive kills, “MOST LIKELY” going to be “FATAL” — Filter feeder’s mouth “ringed with oil-like chocolate”

Oil dispersants a threat to Gulf breeding grounds, fishery experts say, Palm Beach Post, … Read more >>

“A failed year classes” of shrimp or menhaden “could be catastrophic” — 1 ppb of PAHs damaged fish eggs

Deepwater Horizon: After the oil, Nature.com, September 1, 2010:


Exposure to PAHs early …