Iowa DNR
Iowa DNR Fish Kill Database

Fish Kill Event - Tributary to Crane Creek

The kill affected a localized area of stream near the bridge on Grove Avenue, approximately one mile north of the intersection of Grove Avenue and 135th Street through Howard Township, Section 6, Howard County, north of Elma, Iowa.

Event ID
1004
Date of Kill
9/14/2020
Waterbody Type
River/Stream
Cause Origin
Natural
Cause
Environmental
Mode
N/A
Magnitude
1 (1 - 100 fish killed)
Kill Length
not enumerated
County
Howard
ESD Field Office
FO 1
Fisheries Office
Decorah State Hatchery
LongDD
-92.42644
LatDD
43.33437
Created Date
9/22/2020 2:24:57 PM
Last Update
9/25/2020 10:09:26 AM
For more information about this fish kill event, contact the Field Office or Fisheries Office listed above.
Impacted Assessment Segments
Lat/Long uses WGS84 datum
Onsite Comments

Kill appeared to be caused by low dissolved oxygen levels in the stream due to stagnant water, low flows, anda long period of dry weather.Overall, less than 100 dead fish were observed by Fisheries staff.