The Department of Environmental Conservation has received several reports of a large number of dead fish along Lake Ontario, including in Rochester.
The DEC says the is common during the spring season and the dramatic change in temperature can kill fish who move closer to the shore.
Smaller fish are more susceptible, like alewife and round goby, according to the DEC.
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