NC Fish Kill Events

Fish kill information received by the DWR Water Sciences Section will be summarized at this site on a weekly basis during the fish kill season (June to October). Trained investigators must confirm that at least 25 fish were affected before the kill event is reported here.

Click here to report fish kill activity to DWR staff on your phone, tablet or PC.


Current Year Events (click on Kill Number for details)

Kill Number Date Waterbody Location County Mortality
RA18001 1/29/2018 Quarry Pond Rocky Mount Nash 150
RA18002 2/9/2018 Falls Lake Barton Creek Wake 50
WA18001 2/26/2018 Atlantic Ocean Corolla Currituck 10,000
MO18001 4/23/2018 Long Creek Charlotte Mecklenburg 150
FA18001 5/4/2018 White Lake White Lake Bladen 115,000
RA18003 5/11/2018 Private Pond near Pinetops Edgecombe 15,000
WS18001 5/29/2018 Big Pine Cr near Barrett Alleghany 300
RA18004 5/30/2018 Private Pond Bear Creek Chatham 250
WA18002 6/1/2018 UT to Scuppernong Cr. Creswell Tyrell 1000

Map of Current Fish Kills

 

Historic Event Details and Maps

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Annual Fish Kill Reports

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Water Sciences Section 1621 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1623 919.743.8400