The National Aqua culture development Authority has released 55,000 young fish in four tanks of Mulaitheevu District, day before yesterday,to encourage fresh water fishing.
These fish-lets had been released under the supervision of Mulaitheevu District Aqua Resources extension Officer, Kumarasingam Sangeethan.
15,000 fish-lets had been released into Aalankulam in Thunukkai area, 15,000 Karampai Kulam, 15,000 in Murungan Kulam and , 10,000 in Anichchankulam.
Likewise it is intended to release fish-lets in 28 Tanks of Mulaitheevu District.
It is anticipated to harvest around 10 Metric Tons of fish by July, from the fish-lets released day before yesterday .
It was also reported that the Ministry of Fisheries had released 1.5 Million young prawns into the water reservoirs of the Jaffna Peninsula. These Young prawns were released into Vallai Thondamanaru and the Aavarangal Upparu yesterday.