Fisheries Ministry begins investigations into washed-ashore fish


The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has commenced investigations into the death of some fish at some beaches across the country.

The washed-ashore fish were spotted at the Osu-Castle beach on Friday, April 2 and the Axim-Bewire beach in the Nzema East Municipality on Sunday.

A press release from the ministry dated April 4, the Ministry announced that the Fish Health Unit has visited the shore of the Osu-Castle Beach to investigate the issue.

“Seawater samples and fish samples have been collected to carry out examinations on the fish gills. Other historical examinations will be conducted to carry out any pathological cause,” the statement said.

Below is the statement

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