Fingerlings released into 220 acres of paddy field in Danubyu

Local authorities and fish breeders taking part in release of fingerlings into paddy field in Danubyu Township.  PHOTO: Township IPRD
Local authorities and fish breeders taking part in release of fingerlings into paddy field in Danubyu Township.  PHOTO: Township IPRD

The Fisheries Department released fingerlings into the paddy fields intending to sustain the fisheries resources and to prevent the scarcity of the fish resources, it is learnt.
The fingerlings releasing ceremony was held at 9 am on 4 August at Nandawgon Village in Danubyu Town, Ayeyawady Region.
A total of 110,000 fingerlings including 70,000 Barbus fish and 40,000 Tilapia fish were released into 220 acres of paddy fields in Nandawgon Village. The ceremony was attended by regional Hluttaw representative U Aung Naing Tun, Township Administrator U Kyaw Kyaw Oo, Township Fisheries Department head U Zaw Min, township departmental heads, farmers and students.
Then, the fisheries department explained the way of conservation of the fisheries resources to the students in attendance and demonstrated how to hatch the fish for the local farmers for observation by the students. —Township IPRD (Translated by Hay Mar)

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