Blog Archive: Tsunamis

Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers – fish from Japanese waters – when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one Asian striped knifejaw hitched a cross-Pacific ride in the bow of the boat. Fish washed up in debris can bring parasites and diseases to native species, but biologists say

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