ALROSA began preparation for the fish stocking season in an effort to protect the river populations of Yakutia. The corporate’s Chief Ecologist Polina Anisimova with colleagues has visited a fish manufacturing unit in the Chernyshevsk settlement (Yakutia) as a part of the 2020 fish stocking season.
From Might to September 2020, over four mln of larval fish and 65,000 of fry can be launched in Lena and Vilyui rivers, in addition to in Timir-Kyunde lake and Vilyui reservoir. This would be the largest launch since 2012 when ALROSA began cooperation with the Chernyshevsk fish manufacturing unit.
Thus, water our bodies of Yakutia can be replenished with 65,000 items of sturgeon fry, 1 mln items of broad whitefish larval, 1 mln items of vendace, and over 2 mln items of northern white fish.
“Fish stocking is essential for preserving the aquatic organic sources of rivers, and for the well-being of native residents. In September, we are going to think about the implementation of a long-term program on fish stocking with the Authorities of Yakutia being concerned,” mentioned Polina Anisimova, Chief Ecologist of ALROSA.
ALROSA has been cooperating with the Chernyshevsk fish manufacturing unit since 2012. Yearly the corporate offers financing. In 2020, ALROSA invested RUB 10 mln in a fish stocking program in comparison with RUB 6 mln in 2019.