Splash poaching recorded in the National Park Land of Leopard

 The number of detainees poachers in a national park, "Land of Leopard" in Primorye has increased tenfold since the beginning of the course of salmon to spawn, told RIA Novosti the national park.

"The massive stroke salmon to spawn in the rivers of the National Park" Land of Leopard "began exactly a month ago — on September 17. This month, the park staff has compiled 126 reports of abuse, while earlier in the first 9 months of 2012 was made up of only 84" — said.

The representative of the National Park said that the main violators of the last month are poachers, who arrived in the national park to catch salmon. Some of these inspectors detained on the approach to the river with the networks of others — is directly behind the fishing.

"In most cases, a protocol on administrative violation, but if the poacher was arrested with a fish, he can become involved in the case. Example, national park management has reported to the police statement of a criminal investigation on the fact of the eight cases of illegal fishing in the protected area" — said the source.

He told me that most of the protocols are written in the National Park on the weekends. These days, the inspectors noted on average by 40-60 an intruder in the "Land of the leopard."

According to the National Park, the course of chum salmon (species of Pacific salmon) spawning continue until the end of November.

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