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A virus that can cause disease in largemouth bass could harm other fish after it was found in a different species in two Potomac River tributaries in Virginia.
Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.
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