Realy plan to build a hatchery

© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Coorperate in fotobounce to lake Baikal. Archival photoRealy plan to build a hatchery© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Coorperate the image Bank

Sarminskoe hatchery, which will help to offset the damage from anthropogenic pressures and illegal fishing of whitefish, omul and the Baikal black grayling, plans to build close to lake Baikal, reported the press service of the government of the Irkutsk region.

Fish-breeding and biological justification, prepared by scientists for the Ministry of agriculture of the Irkutsk region, has demonstrated the feasibility of building a plant in the Olkhonsky district, close to lake Baikal. Angara offers to include the project in the Federal program «protection of lake Baikal».

«The Irkutsk region has prepared for the construction of Sarminskoe hatchery. Offers in the region discussed in Moscow the Minister of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kobylkin and the Governor of the Irkutsk region Sergey Levchenko», — stated in the message.

The project is proposed at the mouth of the river Sarma at the first stage to build a fish point and nursery ponds for rearing fry, the second to build a fish farm.

In addition, the meeting discussed the organization of collection points for oil, domestic waste water and municipal solid waste from ships in the waters of lake Baikal and reconstruction of sewage treatment plants in Listvyanka and Olkhon area.