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2008-09-03 15:00:22

Residents in and around Annapolis, Md., say that 100,000 Atlantic Menhaden died this week because of too much algae in Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Bay Foundation official Bill Goldsboro said an overabundance of algae in area waters led to the sudden deaths of hundreds of thousands of the filter-feeding fish, WUSA in Washington said Wednesday. "It drew all the oxygen out of the water and the fish kill resulted," Goldsboro said. Goldsboro blamed the sudden increase in algae on a dramatic...


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baudekin
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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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