This question may seem off-topic but I am curious.Those rockets that aren't reusable let their stages fall and splash down on the ocean. Is there any news reported that they have killed some aquatic animals?

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    $\begingroup$ @Reuben Farley-Hall But it has high chance of killing on the surface of ocean. $\endgroup$
    – Auberron
    Nov 18, 2020 at 1:53
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    $\begingroup$ Do seagulls count as 'aquatic animals'? KSC lore says they picked them out of the pad fences after shuttle launches by the score. $\endgroup$ Nov 18, 2020 at 2:05
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    $\begingroup$ In saying that, aborted stages would have more fuel and have it dispersed over a larger area which could be very deadly, especially if it was hypergollic $\endgroup$
    – R. Hall
    Nov 18, 2020 at 2:06
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    $\begingroup$ @Organic Marble The aquatic animals like dolphins and other fishes are priortized but yeah you can also mention birds or terrestrial animals $\endgroup$
    – Auberron
    Nov 18, 2020 at 2:21
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    $\begingroup$ I'd be amazed if at least one plankter hasn't been killed... $\endgroup$
    – user20636
    Nov 18, 2020 at 2:33


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