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Virus found in local northern snakehead could harm other fish

A virus that can cause disease in largemouth bass could harm other fish after it was found in a different species in two Potomac River tributaries in Virginia.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 10:32am EDT

Tags: northern snakehead, U.S. Geological Survey, largemouth bass virus, Potomac River, Kristi King

Herbicides likely source of growing intersex fish problem (Video)

Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Troubled Waters, intersex fish, USGS, smallmouth bass, Neal Augenstein, farming, prescription drugs

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