An awareness programme was conducted by harvesting fish from Partition Aquaculture System (PAS) Barua canal of Sundarbans (W.B.) during 7-8 May 2019. Recent cyclone “FANI’ has damaged partition system, but on the day team could harvest a total of 150 kg of fish. It has encouraged the community to culture fish in canals. After six months of culture period, the maximum size reported for catla , rohu and mrigal was 1.2 kg., 1.0 kg and 0.800 kg respectively. The indigenous fish of the canal also contributed well in the harvest. Fresh water prawns were eye catching. The Project team members Dr. Archana Sinha , Principal Scientist; Mr. Pranob Gogoi, Scientist; Mr. Tasso Tayang, Scientist and Mr. Arunav Mitra, Technical Officer coordinated the programme.



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