Tourist Photographs Thousands Of Dead Fish On Budaberg Beach

A fishy situation...

Tourist Photographs Thousands Of Dead Fish On Budaberg Beach

A couple on holiday in Bundaberg has captured a fishy situation if  "tens of thousands" of dead fish washed ashore.

Greg and Helen Page, from Beaudesert, were camping at Norval Park Beach last week when they noticed the state of the beach. 

They couple told Newsmail that every one or two steps there was a dead fish including baby blue salmon, tailor, bream, whiting, jew and dart fish.

Photo credit: Newsmail 

The pair walked about 8kms along the beach on low tide and found a range of dead fish.

He believes it was bi-catch from a number of trawlers fishing off shore. 

Photo credit: Newsmail 

He sent the photos to a number of departments including the local council and the Department of Fisheries.

A spokesperson told Mr Page Queensland Boating and Fishing Patrol office at Bundaberg who would be investigating.

Source: Newsmail

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