Scientists Probe Cause of Death of East Coast Fish Fish are sick and dying in many different rivers along the East Coast of the United States. Populations of some fish are down by 70 percent. Different diseases are afflicting the fish, and scientists don't know if there's any common source of their ailments.
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Scientists Probe Cause of Death of East Coast Fish

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Scientists Probe Cause of Death of East Coast Fish

Scientists Probe Cause of Death of East Coast Fish

Scientists Probe Cause of Death of East Coast Fish

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Fish are sick and dying in many different rivers along the East Coast of the United States. Populations of some fish are down by 70 percent. Different diseases are afflicting the fish, and scientists don't know if there's any common source of their ailments.

NPR's Elizabeth Shogren visits scientists who are looking at one affected species, the striped bass.