Preliminary test results: Mislabeled chemical container caused Texas State Aquarium fish kill

April 22, 2015 1:15 AM

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The deaths of 389 fish at the Texas State Aquarium are being blamed on a mislabeled chemical container.

A statement posted Tuesday on the aquarium's Facebook page says what staff members thought was an anti-parasite drug was actually a poisonous chemical used in film processing, as a stabilizer in paint and motor fuels, and in cosmetics. That's based on preliminary lab results.

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