Effort to conserve fish biodiversity

Effort to conserve fish biodiversity17070606

YUPIA, Jul 5: The DFDO, Yupia conducted an awareness programme on technology and conservation of fish biodiversity & river ranching at Pare River under Sagalee circle and Papum river under Sangdupota circle recently.

Panchayat leader, HGB, youth and senior citizens took active part in the


The concept of river ranching is to restock the depleted stock of fish in the river.

During river ranching, 50,000 each of advanced fry were released in both the rivers.

The DFDO asked the gathering to avoid using blasting, electric fishing and poisoning. He also called for staying away from fishing during breeding season viz April to September every year.

If anybody is found violating the order, he cautioned that the Fisheries department will give punishment as per the ‘Fish Act’ and urged the people to abide by the order. (DIPRO)

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