Russia: More than 9 thousand Caspian salmon fingerlings were released into the Assa River in Chechnya for the first time

Updated Sep 26, 2023
The Assa River in Chechnya was replenished with more than 9 thousand specimens of juvenile Caspian salmon; the release was carried out in order to replenish the aquatic biological resources of the republic. Bekhan Musaev, deputy head of the water relations department of the regional Ministry of Natural Resources, reported this to TASS.
"9,317 Caspian salmon fry were released into the Assa River near the village of Novy-Sharoi. The weight of the salmon fry is at least 10 grams. The fry were released in two stages: in the first - 4,895 specimens, in the second - 4,422. The goal of the work is to eliminate the consequences negative impact on the region’s aquatic biological resources,” he noted. According to him, the release of juveniles was provided for by projects for the construction and overhaul of bank protection structures on the Roshni and Bass-Dzhalka rivers. “This year we completed the capital construction of 2.8 km of bank protection structures in the village of Roshni-Chu, which will protect 550 residents of the village, whose houses are located in close proximity to the ...
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