Thousands of dead menhaden fish on the beach at Pawleys Island, SC. (photo by Pawleys Island police)
PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WLTX) --There is a mystery along the South Carolina coast.
Thousands of dead fish washed up on the beach at the south end of Pawleys Island Tuesday afternoon.
The fish are menhaden, and the SC Department of Natural Resources have been notified of the incident.
Menhaden fish are a small, oily fish that are used for fish oil and its oil is also an ingredient in lipstick and they are also used for livestock feed.