A First Comprehensive Baseline of Hydrocarbon Pollution in Gulf of Mexico Fishes (Scientific Reports)

“Gulf-wide fish surveys over 2011–2018 found widespread oil contamination. One hot spot was in the northern Gulf where the 2010 BP blowout spewed oil, and where the Mississippi River, carrying pollution from 40% of the continental U.S., meets the Gulf. The lead scientist commented, “We actually haven’t found one oil-free fish yet.” 

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