Animals Affected by Oil Spills?


There have been many animals affected by oil spills over the years. The type or species of animals affected depends on where the oil spill is and the animals that live in that particular area. For example, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 was in the Gulf of Mexico. Animals that were affected in that area included over 8,000 different species. There were birds, mollusks, fish, sea turtles, crustaceans, and other marine animals. Fourteen of these were species that are federally protected. Animals especially affected by the oil spill were the Louisiana Pancake Batfish, a group which lived on the ocean floor.
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1. Begin by catching the animal affected by an oil spill. The most seriously affected animals will be on the shore and fairly easy to catch by throwing a sheet or a net over the animal
sea otters. sharks. birds. fish. sea mammals. seals. micro organisms. water plants. land animals. salmon. and some people because of the food chain of the contaminated edible animals
There have been 35 oil spills since 1979 and that should have been prevented. Marine life is affected by oil spills basically from suffocation. Those at most risk are those animals
Animals affected by the BP oil spill included: dolphins,
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