2,000,000 spotted silver carp being bred in Taihu Lake
2009-02-24 09:07:37 Source：无锡商报
Taihu Lake's biggest ever release activity - the large-scale releasing fish activity of the first session of the Taihu Lake Fish Festival "Care for Life, protect mother lake" was held on February 21st in Lingshan. 150,000 kilograms of spotted silver carp was released into Taihu Lake, taking part in the protection of fisheries resources and the purify of water quality.
According to introduction, in 2007, Taihu Lake Fisheries Management Office put a total of 80 million whitebait eggs into the lake, last year more than 100 million and 160 million more in January this year. At the same time, released 300 thousand juvenile crabs into East Taihu Lake last month, and 150 thousand juvenile eel will be released in May seed. With the restoration of fish diversity in Taihu Lake, the environment of Taihu Lake water body it also proved to having visible improvements. (Jie Zhu, HongPing Shi)
Citizens releasing spotted silver carp to Taihu Lake Photographer: Bu Pan