Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Ashore In Texas, People Continue To Enjoy Beach

Because why would you let a little thing like thousands of rotting shad corpses ruin your day of fun in the sun? The cause of the die-off is unknown, but low oxygen levels are suspected. And please note the droll AP captions that accompany the photos.

Jennifer Reynolds / AP

Stan Lewis, of Dallas, rakes dead fish into a pile and away from his family’s tent at Bermuda Beach in Galveston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. Thousands of dead fish littered West End beaches.

Jennifer Reynolds / AP
Jennifer Reynolds / AP

Dana Self, right, and friends Lisa Patton and Debra Coody relax at Sunny Beach in Galveston, Texas, on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, trying not to let a major fish kill ruin their day at the beach.

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