Fish kill reported at Flanners Beach

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Dead Menhaden and blue crabs are washing up on shore at Flanners Beach along the Neuse River in Craven County.

Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Travis Graves says it's too early to tell how large of a fish kill this is.

He says there was a small fish kill reported a couple of weeks ago, and this could be a continuation.

He says a rough estimate would be about 150,000 to 200,000 dead fish.

Graves says there was an algae bloom awhile ago and the oxygen levels have been low in the water.