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31,000 fish fry released in Kaligandaki


Nepalnews
2022 Jan 28, 9:24,
Tiny fish fry in hand. Photo: Flickr

Fish fry has been released in the historically important Kaligandaki river that flows through the border of Nawalparasi (east of Bardaghat-Susta) and Tanahu. The Natural Reservoir Fisheries Promotion and Conservation Center Hetauda has released 31,000 fish fry of Rahu and Naini species in the Kaligandaki River at Gaindakot-3 Bhokrephant.

Chief of Gaindakot Municipality Chhatra Raj Poudel, Chief Senior Fisheries Development Officer of Natural Reservoir Fisheries Promotion and Conservation Center Hetauda Saroj Kumar Yadav, and others released fish fry in Kaligandaki River on Thursday. According to Senior Fisheries Development Officer Yadav, the fry of the local species of fish produced in the hatcheries of Madhesh Pradesh have been released after reaching the Kaligandaki river. Yadav said that the office had earlier released 34,000 fish fry in Samari River and 40,000 in Narayani River in Makwanpur.


Similarly, there is a plan to release 40,000 fish fry in Koshi River of Province No. 1, said Yadav. "Aquatic erosion is on the rise due to dumping of sewage, pesticides, currents, traps and extreme exploitation of riverine resources," said Yadav. Brown is leaving. ” The office has also put up hoarding boards for fish conservation in the school premises at Dhondeni Bazaar in Gaindakot-3.


Stating that the jurisdiction of the Natural Reservoir Fisheries Promotion and Conservation Center, Hetauda, ​​covers the whole of Nepal, Yadav said that fish fry have been released to promote the fish on the basis of which fish is in crisis after studying the rivers. Stating that there are 217 species of local species of fish in Nepal, Yadav said that Nepal has an area of ​​401,000 hectares of natural reservoir and out of the total 97,000 metric tonnes of fish produced in the country, 21 percent fish is produced from natural reservoirs. He said that four lakh people depend on Nepal's natural reservoirs.

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