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Inland fisheries in Kandy is being developed

Feb 16, 2011 2:16:49 AM - itnnews.lk

Arrangements are in place to develop the inland fishery industry in the Kandy District.

550 thousand fingerlings have been released to the Victoria Reservoir. The launch took place under the patronage of Kandy District Secretary Gamini Seneviratne. Fingerlings are obtained from the Sri Lanka National Wildlife Cultivation Development Authority. Inland fish production within the Kandy District is 300 metric tons. The District Wildlife Cultivation development Officer E.S. Wickremasinghe said their intention was to increase this to 650 metric tons.