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
RA19001 1/10/2019 Private Pond near Bentonville Johnston 50
WS19001 4/1/2019 Cedar Creek Lake Mocksville Davie 300
WA19001 5/20/2019 Wrights Creek Pamlico Beach Beaufort 370
RA19002 5/22/2019 Private Pond near Pinetops Edgecombe 16500
WA19002 5/22/2019 Neuse River Carolina Pines Craven 3000
MO19001 6/3/2019 Lake Lee Monroe Union 200

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