lsu research http://wrkf.org en Why Finding Oil in Fish Organs Isn't as Bad as it Looks http://wrkf.org/post/why-finding-oil-fish-organs-isnt-bad-it-looks <p>Environmental remediation scientists at <a href="http://uiswcmsweb.prod.lsu.edu/sce/sce/">LSU’s School of the Coast and Environment </a>have found remnants of crude oil in the hearts of pogy that live off Grand Isle.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://menhaden.gsmfc.org/">Pogy</a>, a </span>baitfish<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> more officially called menhaden, make up the second largest commercial catch in the United States. They’re not only resold as </span>baitfish<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, but they’re also processed into fish oil and fish meal, making their way into vitamins, cosmetics and livestock feeds.</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 13342 at http://wrkf.org Why Finding Oil in Fish Organs Isn't as Bad as it Looks