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Dead moss bunker fish cleanup effort underway on Belmar beach

A large fish kill in the Shark River

A large fish kill in the Shark River left thousands of dead moss bunker on the shores. (May 16, 2014 5:50 PM)

Cleanup efforts are underway to clear thousands of rotting dead fish from the Belmar beach just weeks ahead of the busy Memorial Day weekend.

Friday's cleanup came four days after a massive fish kill in the Shark River left thousands of dead moss bunker on the sand.

Officials believe depleted oxygen levels, possibly due to an algae bloom, killed the fish.

Mayor Matt Doherty says...

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