Fresh Water Fish Breeding Encouraged in DPRK

Pyongyang, August 2 (KCNA) — Breeding of fresh water fish is encouraged throughout the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Fish farms and spawning ponds under the Pyongyang City Fish Farm Management Bureau have released 80 million fry of fish including carp and gibel in rivers and reservoirs.

The Sonnae Youth Fish Farm has secured fish fry 6 times those in the previous year and built a new facility with a capacity to hatch millions of fish spawn.
The Sariwon City Fish Farm is breeding various kinds of fish stage by stage by cultivating microbes with excrements of domestic animals and grass to suit the ecological features of fresh water fish.

It has secured breeding fish and raised them in a scientific and technical way to provide over 7.5 million fry to fish farms of several units and release millions in rivers and streams.

It has also introduced an advanced method of collecting and hatching fish spawn, with the result that it has raised the incubation rate up to 90 percent and produced several million fry.

The fish farm where Choe Jung Hwa works as manager is breeding various kinds of fish in a scientific and intensive way. It has secured enough fry of fish including carp and catfish and bred catfish by forming shoals and regulating nutrition, light and water temperature in a scientific and technical way to suit their ecological features.
The farm has also increased the production of fat fish with a method of cultivating triploid catfish by hydrostatic pressure.

Catfish farms in Pyongyang and other parts of the country are using a newly-developed assorted feed to raise the weight increasing rate of catfish fry.

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