Thursday, April 3, 2008

Anoxia in Fish

Disclaimer: If you have an uneasy stomach, this might not be the blog to read today.


These photographs certainly don't have the most beautiful subject matter, but, when we came across these fish on Saturday (during the Tony & Erin Engagement shoot) I was absolutely fascinated. Apparently, this mass death of fish is a natural occurring phenomenon called anoxia, death caused by a lack of oxygen in the water. Crazy.

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4 comments:

Amy said...

Where did you find them?

Britta Trygstad said...

Lake Phalen in St. Paul

Jacqueline DuBois said...

Wow. I love that first one. That's so crazy. A good photographer finds beauty in around every corner. :)

Kates said...

That is really interesting and oddly beautiful. I wonder why there isn't enough oxygen in that water. Weird.