Minister of Agriculture , Forestry and Water Management Ljupco Dimovski today in Ohrid attended the stocking of the lake with the offspring of endemic Ohrid trout .
In the lake waters were omitted hundred thousand trout offspring from this year’s spawning, nine months from fertilization of the roe and six months of age , with an average weight of 2 and 2.5 grams and length between six and eight millimeters .
- This is a regular activity according to the Law on Fisheries and Aquaculture , in which the state is responsible for stockingbased on fishing grounds prepared by competent authorities . In that process of stocking since 2006 the lake was stocked with about 14 million units for what were invested funds in the amount of about 35 million denars, Dimovski said .
For this , he explained that provided are approximately 2.1 million units Ohrid trout , the activity will be completed by the end of the next month .
In order to better protect the fish fund , this year was chosen concessionaire , who in addition of rights has additional responsibilities.
- The obligation of the concessionaire is to take care of the lake , fish fund , especially about the number and age of the fish . The state has the obligation , in cooperation with institutions authorized by artificial spawning to make stocking on Macedonian side of the lake, Minister Dimovski said. More....