Thursday, June 8, 2023

As pearl mullets migrate to fresh waters during their breeding season, 2 tons of fish stuck in Edremit were rescued.

While the pearl mullet, which lives only in Van Lake in the world and migrates to fresh waters due to its breeding season, continues its difficult journey, approximately 2 tons of fish stuck in the canal where the water level fell in Edremit district were rescued with the timely intervention of the teams.

Due to the breeding season of the pearl mullet, which can live in the salty and soda water of Lake Van and is under protection, a hunting ban is applied between April 15 and July 15. Pearl mullet, which is one of the important values ​​of Van and the region, swimming against the current like salmon in Alaska, flock to the streams during this period. jammed report. Thereupon, the teams of the Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry were dispatched to the region. The teams rescued about 2 tons of pearl mullet, which was left face to face with death in the canal, and released it back into fresh waters.


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