Vietnam: Agriculture industry and the Buddhist Church of Dong Nai province released nearly 4,000 tiger shrimp, crabs and fish into the river

Updated Nov 19, 2022
On November 18, Dong Nai Department of Agriculture and Rural Development coordinated with the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Dong Nai province to release 392,241 individuals of tiger shrimp, sea crab and barramundi at Phuoc An fishing wharf (Nhon Trach district, province). Dong Nai) with the purpose of regenerating and protecting aquatic resources, developing a stable and sustainable agriculture.
According to the leader of Dong Nai Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, over the years, the seafood industry has created many products and goods of high economic value, contributing significantly to the socio-economic development of the province. It is estimated that in 2022, the value of seafood production will reach about VND 2,500 billion, an increase of more than 4% over the same period. Dong Nai province currently has a system of Dong Nai, La Nga and Thi Vai rivers,... with an area of nearly 70,000 hectares of water surface. There are also many irrigation reservoirs and over 60 other large and small rivers and canals, which are favorable for aquaculture. On the Dong Nai river system, there are about 300 species of fish living in fresh water, brackish water and salt water. Of which, there are 17 species listed in the Red Book of Vietnam at different levels of threat that need to be protected. Recently, overexploitation has been making aquatic resources gradually ...
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