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21 April 2011

Dead abalone due to low oxygen

Despite denying there is anything sisister behind the hundreds of dead abalone which washed up on Melkbos beach last week, the DAFF has now warned people to stay out the sea.

Despite the many conspiracy theories surrounding the hundreds of dead abalone which washed up on Melkbos beach last week, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has denied there is anything sinister to blame. Although they have since advised people to rather not go into the water until their testing is complete.

Wyngaard did confirm reports that all abalone fishing in the Melkbos area had been suspended and that an alert had been sent out to all commercial divers to “stay away from the waters”.

 
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