The Search for What’s Harming Florida’s Beloved Bonefish

When biologist Jennifer Rehage started to investigate the cause of the bonefish decline, her main challenge was the number of options South Florida presented: urban development, agricultural runoff, and habitat destruction are rife in the area, which includes Miami, one of the most densely populated cities in the United States. She began by looking to see if pollutants like agricultural pesticides or copper were to blame. But one thing she hadn’t considered was prescription medications.

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