Issue 4000 of sturgeon hatchery in the Ob River was held on October 16 in the lower reach of the Novosibirsk HPP.
Release of such a large Siberian sturgeon, about 100-150 grams each, in the Ob River occurred for the first time since the 1990’s. The last time the production of stocking material Siberian sturgeon in the Ob were conducted in 2002, then took issue podroschennyh fry weighing about 10 grams.
- such a large fry, weighing 100-150 grams, according to experts, is not produced anywhere before in the Russian Federation
The young of the Siberian sturgeon reared in incubation shop Company "Novosibirsk fish factory." Hatchery was established in 2009 for the reproduction of whitefish and sturgeon, equipped with modern facilities and is the largest complex in the reproductive Verhneobsky pool, its capacity is 250 million pieces of caviar.
As the director of the farm was Dzhulay Alex, now in the shop is incubating white salmon, whitefish, peled, sturgeon, Siberian sturgeon.
Release of the Siberian sturgeon is a part of the plan to restore commercial stocks of fish in the river Ob and the Novosibirsk reservoir, including the exclusion of sturgeon from the Red Book.
Siberian sturgeon is indigenous to the river Ob. Due to the sharp decline in the number of species in 1997 is listed in the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation, and in 1998, in the Red Book of the Novosibirsk region.
* Tail water — part of the river, canal, reservoir or other body of water adjacent to the waterworks.