Fish-killing virus spreads, threatens
fishing industry in Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. A fast-spreading aquatic virus that threatens the Great Lakes fishing industry has been detected in Lake Huron for the first time, Michigan officials said Thursday.
The Department of Natural Resources said it had confirmed the presence of viral hemorrhagic septicema, or VHS, in fish samples from waters as far north as Cheboygan only about 15 miles from where Lake Huron meets Lake Michigan.
VHS previously had been found in only two Great Lakes ...
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