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Oil spill didn’t hurt seagrass-dwelling juvenile fish

Gulf fishes’ health remains unknown

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5:52pm, July 13, 2011

Young fish remained abundant last summer and fall in some areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were slammed by the catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill, a new analysis finds. The finding runs counter to initial expectations of huge losses, especially among fish born during or shortly after the April 20, 2010 well blowout.

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