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Massive fish kill outside Tokyo in Chiba — “The sight is somewhat apocalyptic” — “Almost looks like a carpet of sardines” (PHOTOS)

Published: June 6th, 2012 at 2:37 pm ET
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Something fishy’s going on in a fishing port in Japan, literally – and tons and tons of it too!
RocketNews24
June 5, 2012

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There are tons and tons of dead sardines washing up on the shore [at the fishing port of Ohara in Isumi City of Chiba Prefecture]

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According to the news, the dead fish started washing up around noon of June 3rd, and as of early afternoon on June 4th, the situation still remained pretty much out of control.

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We’ve seen the pictures uploaded onto Twitter, and the port looks completely filled with fish – it almost looks like a carpet of sardines. It doesn’t seem likely that any fishing boats will be setting sail from this port soon. There are also, of course, the usual posts and comments on the internet on how this could be an omen, a sign of a coming great natural disaster.

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You have to admit the sight is somewhat apocalyptic

h/t Anonymous tip

Update: Chinese official calls Chiba Port an "area with high radiation risk"

Published: June 6th, 2012 at 2:37 pm ET
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