Bullhead tumors in Memphremagog discussed Dec. 9 - Newport Dispatch

Tumors on fish are like the dying canary in the mineshaft - bad for the animal but a sign of environmental trouble for all other living things, including humans. State environmental officials will hold a Zoom public hearing next week.

“Surveys found 20-30 percent of brown bullhead had skin lesions or tumors. The prevalence of lesions and tumors in wild fish has been used as an indicator of environmental quality for many decades."


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-04 15:11:22 -0500