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About 100,000 fingerlings released into Lake Reed in Chin State

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The departmental staff released 100,000 fingerlings including 80,000 fingerlings of golden mirgal and 20,000 fingerlings of swamp barb.

A ceremony to release fingerlings into the Lake Reed was held at the lake’s beach on 5 May.
The Lake Reed, also known as the heart-shaped Reed lake, is located near Reedkhorda town in northeastern Chin State. The fingerlings were poured into the lake to enrich sustainable fish resource and ensure sufficiency of the local consumption.
At the ceremony, U Zaw Lwin Oo, the head of the Fisheries Department in Chin State, explained the intention to release the fingerlings into the lake.
Together with the head of department, U Naing Win, the head of Falam District Fisheries Department, U Chit Hla Aung, the chair of Chin State Fisheries Federation, U Shwe Maung, the secretary of the Federation, U Ram Nae Zuu, the township administrator of Reedkhorda town and the departmental staff released 100,000 fingerlings including 80,000 fingerlings of golden mirgal and 20,000 fingerlings of swamp barb.
The Reed Lake is situated between Chin and Indian mountain ranges. It is located in the north of Reedkhorda, a small town that lies near Myanmar’s northwestern border with India.
The natural lake is 2,966 feet high above the sea level. The famous heart-shaped lake is 832 acres wide and has a 2.5 mile circumference with over 50 feet in depth. This lake is a popular destination for both the domestic and foreign travellers.
Chin State Fisheries Department releases the fingerlings into the Reed Lake annually. — Reedkhorda IPRD/GNLM

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