The Chairman of the State Duma Committee on natural resources, property and land relations Nikolay Nikolaev reported that in 2017, the Agency intends to impose a ban on the catch of omul in lake Baikal, reports TASS.
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It is reported that the Agency has developed a program for the conservation of omul in the lake and influent rivers for 2017 – 2019.
The programme provides for the introduction of a total ban on the catch of Baikal omul from 2017 to 2019.
At the same time should be strengthened conservation activities, as well as increased volumes of artificial reproduction of this species.
We will remind that earlier it became known that by the end of 2015, the biomass of fish decreased to 10 thousand tons.
Experts note that the decline in stocks has reached a critical value, with similar dynamics in two years Cisco will be left entirely.