NOAA and partners announce below-average ‘dead zone’ measured in Gulf of Mexico

Tyler Wittkofsky | NOAA 2 August 2023 Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — is approximately 3,058 square miles. That’s almost two million acres of habitat potentially unavailable to fish and bottom species — [...]