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Thousands of dead fish wash up on Santa Cruz County beaches

Published On: Jul 19 2014 05:59:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2014 02:00:00 AM CDT

Dead fish wash up on La Selva shores

LA SELVA, Calif. -

Manresa State Beach and Seascape Beach near Aptos were overcome this week with thousands of dead anchovies.

Marina experts and fisherman say it's possible that anchovy fishermen reached their quota and dumped the extra back into the water, where they then washed up on shore.