Release of breeding aquatic animals to aid in the recovery of fisheries resources | Environment

Breeding fish are released in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province on April 1 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Many localities across the country released spawning fish, shrimp and other aquatic species on April 1 to help restore halieutics resources and also to mark the 63rd Traditional Day of Vietnam Fisheries Sector (April 1, 1959 – 2022).

In Tran De Port in the Mekong Deltaprovince of Soc Trang, the Department of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam chapter in Soc Trang and local authorities have released more than 4.3 million breeding aquatic animals, including 4 million shrimps and 300,000 crabs, in the sea.

Previously, the animals, some of which were purchased by the authorities while others were donated by companies and fishermen, had been examined to ensure that they were healthy, fertile and capable of developing well in the environment. nature.

At the event, Nguyen Thi Thu Nguyet, Deputy Director General of the Department of Fisheries, launched a movement calling on everyone to take part in the protection and development of fisheries resources.

Quach Thi Thanh Binh, deputy head of Soc Trang fisheries sub-department, said the release is an annual activity celebrating the traditional day of fishing industry. It is also intended to assist in the recovery of fishery resources, which will help improve fishermen’s incomes and sustainably develop the fishing industry.

Also in the southern region, 40,000
fish farming different species have been released into the rivers of Can Tho City; nearly 5,000 fish, 700,000 black tiger prawns and 100 kg of catfish and tilapia in some rivers and lakes in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province; and more than 130,000 shrimp and fish in the Dong Nai River in Dong Nai Province.

In the northern region, the Agriculture and Rural Development Department of Nam Dinh Province introduced 1 million breeding individuals of some aquatic species into the Red River./.