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Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna bass mystery finally solved

Lancaster, Pa. — A college laboratory has solved what has been a maddening 13-year mystery: what killed so many of the prized smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna and Juniata rivers, beginning in 2005. The answer – a shocker to Pennsylvania and federal investigators  – is largemouth bass virus. It’s a disease that was known to be present in Susquehanna…