Rosrybolovstvo plans to release into the lake 2 billion larvae fish
The Agency for the next five years is going to release into the lake 2 billion larvae and juveniles of 2 million fish and 2 million of juveniles of sturgeon. It is about four times more than in the last seven years, when the lake was produced from 50 million to 600 million fish larvae per year. As reported by “Izvestia”, the plans of the Department is fixed in the working version of the passport of the national project “Ecology”, which is among the objectives of the sub-project “Preservation of lake Baikal”, identified measures to replenish fish stocks of the lake. Responsible appointed head of Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov.
To increase the volume produced to the lake fish, in the target program of preservation of lake Baikal, included renovation of the main fish factory – Bolsherechye and Selenge. They are in Buryatia.
According to the Chairman of the Union of fishermen of Russia, candidate of biological Sciences Alexey Tsessarsky, after the release of larvae and fry into the lake of recovering the population expect immediately, but only after three years.
“Larvae and juveniles that were released into the pond, live to maturity and produce offspring in a few cases. Because of the huge number of wild animals and lack of feed released into the lake billions of maggots just a few thousand will survive to adulthood and be able to produce offspring,” – said the expert.
Recall that a complete ban on industrial fishing of Baikal omul and restrictions on Amateur fishing introduced from 1 October 2017. However the experts interrogated “News”, believe that the restrictive measures won’t save the endemic species from destruction: he continues to catch poachers, Cisco constantly appears in the sale, despite the ban.
According to the materials: irk.aif.ru