Individuals of Baltic whitefish have been released into the Gulf of Finland
Nearly 110 million individuals of Baltic whitefish released in the Gulf of Finland. The fry grown at the expense of funds received from enterprises, the leading economic activity in the waters of the Bay, as compensation for damage to biological water resources.
The Baltic whitefish is an extremely valuable commercial object, noted in a press-service Severo-the Western territorial administration Rosrybolovstva.
In the first half of the last century, the catch of whitefish in the Eastern part of the Gulf reached about 100 tons. However, due to the increased anthropogenic load, catches declined sharply, visits whitefish in the spawning rivers have become extremely limited, and in the river practically ceased.
In 1985 he was a complete ban on fishing for Baltic whitefish for five years. Currently fisheries targeting whitefish in the Gulf is not performed, but small amounts of such fish caught in the network of fishermen.
According to the materials: spbvedomosti.ru