Almost half a million sturgeon fingerlings released into the Yenisei near Krasnoyarsk
Almost half a million sturgeon fingerlings released into the Yenisei on conservation areas Putovskogo shallow water in Sukhobuzimsky district of the Krasnoyarsk territory. So experts are trying to recover in the region the population of the red book “king‐fish”. Such large quantity were released into the wild for the first time, said “Channel 7 Krasnoyarsk.”
Environmental campaign initiated a company “Norilsk Nickel”. It is known that the fry only three months, each weighs about 50 grams. To become a true sturgeon, will take 10-15 years: weight of an adult sturgeon can reach 80 kilograms.
“Today’s event, when half a million sturgeons were released into the Yenisei, is the record. Usually companies produce 10-20 thousand, high, 100, 500 and here at once”, — told the publication Director of the environmental programs of the organization “Green patrol”.
Therefore large companies are trying to compensate for the damage inflicted on the environment by poachers. For anybody not a secret that the sturgeon fish are extremely valuable. For her lov provides criminal penalties and jail time. Now “king-fish” in the region is on the verge of extinction.
According to the materials: krasnoyarsk.360tv.ru