Undermining of the Kakhovskaya HPP in Ukraine: Losses to the fishing industry are estimated at over UAH 11 billion
Published Jun 16, 2023
According to preliminary estimates, the losses of the fishing industry of Ukraine as a result of the destruction of the Kakhov reservoir after the Russians blew up the dam of the hydroelectric power station may amount to more than 11 billion UAH. As reported by Ukrinform, the press service of the State Reclamation and Fisheries Agency of Ukraine reported this on Facebook. It is noted that due to the flooding of two state-owned fish hatcheries of the State Fisheries Agency, Ukrainian reservoirs will lack stocking in the amount of 16 million fish annually.
valuable types of aquatic bioresources. In particular, the Kherson production and experimental plant for the breeding of young partial fish ensured the annual population of 13.4 million specimens. valuable species of fish (6.2 million specimens of aboriginal and 7.2 million specimens of herbivores). Another 2.6 million copies. fry of valuable fish species, including 1.6 million copies. of sturgeon species, was to be annually introduced into domestic reservoirs by the Production and Experimental Dnipro Sturgeon Fish Breeding Plant named after Academician S.T. Artichoke According to preliminary calculations, the financial losses to the state are only due to the loss of the repair and brood stock of sturgeon species by the plant, which is almost 19,000 fish. sterlets, sturgeon and sevryuga, will amount to more than UAH 900 million. At the same time, the dynamics of the level regime of the Kakhovsky Reservoir indicates a real prospect of complete drainage of the reservoir bed, i.e., ...