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The Peoria Lock and Dam is shown surrounded by flood waters of the Mississippi River in Peoria, Illinois, U.S., May 16, 2019. Picture taken May 16, 2019. Photo courtesy: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Rock Island District/Handout via Reuters
Midwestern floods devastate seafood catches downstream

Many species that depend on a brackish mix of fresh and saltwater in coastal estuaries are decamping as this year's huge floods flush in fresh water, laden with pollution from farms and cities in the Mississippi River basin.