Hatchery in the Jewish Autonomous Region (JAR) completed bookmark in incubators roe of sturgeon from which to receive 2 million fry, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the company.
Amur sturgeon and Kaluga in the Red Book of Russia as a threatened species. Sturgeon fishing on the Amur River is officially forbidden. Yet it is constantly violated by both Russian and Chinese poachers in world markets is the illegal trade in caviar. The scale of poaching sturgeon severely damaged the population size in the Amur sturgeon.
"Fertilized eggs laid in Amur sturgeon hatchery incubators in the village of Vladimirovka. From this hatch two million fry, which will release in September, the Amur, where they grow up to a meter or more," — said the source.
According to him, for the successful maturation of future sturgeon hatcheries need regular nutrition, running water and a suitable temperature.
"The last factor — the most unpredictable, as adjustments are made uneasy Far climate. As a rule, all embodied in the incubator and placed in the juvenile department as a result in the Amur issued not more than 30%," — said the source.