The extreme amounts of fertilizers in the Gulf of Mexico or the so called “Dead Zone" from the Mississippi river cause the death of almost all organisms in the area.(3)
The developed eutrophication there threatens the ecosystem of total obliteration because the extremely low levels of dissolved oxygen are not enough to keep the fish and other living organisms alive.(3)
"Harmful Algal Blooms." NOAA's National Ocean Service . Web. 14 Dec. 2010. <http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/hazards/hab/>.
"Eutrophication, Algal Boom, Hypoxia, and a Honking Big Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico « Kentucky Environmental Matters." Kentucky Environmental Matters . Web. 14 Dec. 2010. <http://jeffreymsanders.wordpress.com/2008/06/20/eutrophication-algal-boom-hypoxia-and-a-honking-big-dead-zone-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/>.