South Jersey Times: Fish kill reported in Runnemede's Hirsch Lake; 300-500 carp affected


Gizzard shad float dead by the banks of Stewart Lake in Woodbury, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. A large fish kill was also reported June 19, 2013, in Runnemede's Hirsch Lake
Photo by Tim Hawk


RUNNEMEDE — New Jersey Fish and Wildlife officials are trying to find out what killed about 300 to 500 carp in a local lake.

The fish kill in Hirsch Lake was reported Wednesday, said state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) spokesman Larry Hanja.

A Fish and Wildlife biologist visited the lake on Thursday to investigate.

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