70K carp fish seed stocked in Shopian water bodies

70K carp fish seed stocked in Shopian water bodies

In an attempt to boost the fish production in Shopian, the fisheries department stocked 70,000 carp fish seeds in various natural water bodies of the district.

According to an official spokesperson, the deputy commissioner, Shopian, Owais Ahmed, on the occasion, said that the department of fisheries under extension programme is stocking the natural water bodies of district Shopian with quality carp fish seed. The seed is procured from National Fish Seed Farm, Manasbal. The aim of the stocking of fish seed in the natural water bodies is to increase the fish productivity. For the purpose of fish replenishment and to have sustainable livelihood for the fishermen of the District, the DDC said regular sustainable stocking programmes will be undertaken.

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