Dead prawns litter Mojacar beach

Environmental experts investigate as two dead dolphins are washed up in the province during the same week

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Dead prawns washed up on Las Ventanicas beach

By Emma Randle

Concerned Mojacar residents called for an environmental investigation after thousands of dead shrimps were washed up on a local beach last Friday.

The shrimp, later identified as krill –small crustaceans found in all the world’s oceans – were lying along the shoreline of Las Ventanicas beach along a 200-metre line, according to Equinac animal rescue association representative Alex Land.

They were originally spotted by a walker who posted the phenomenon on a local social media forum, after which both Equinac and the regional government environmental department visited the scene.

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