Thousands of dead fish found near Kemah now gone

SEABROOK, TX (KTRK) -- Thousands of dead fish that were creating a big stench in Galveston County for the most part are gone.

We first reported Sunday about the dead fish that washed ashore near the 146 bridge leading into Kemah on Sunday.

When we went back Monday to see if they were still there, we found only a few remaining. According to a fish and wildlife officials we spoke with, these types of fish decompose very quickly.

We're told the shad or bait fish likely showed up dead because of oxygen depletion.
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