The Caspian countries have extended the ban on sturgeon fishing in the Caspian sea Fishing
The Caspian countries have extended established a moratorium on commercial fishing of sturgeon in the Caspian sea, said on Wednesday the Ministry of ecology and natural resources of Azerbaijan.
© RIA Novosti. Boris to Babanovac fotobanka in the Khabarovsk region, seven people are accused of illegal extraction of sturgeon”This decision was taken at the end in Astana today, the 36th session of the interdepartmental Commission on water biological resources of the Caspian sea. The meeting resulted in the decision to extend a technical moratorium on industrial sturgeon fishing. Catch in a small volume is allowed only for scientific purposes and for reproduction,” — said in the message.
According to the Ministry, on the basis of Russia’s announcements from may 24, 2016 came into force the Agreement on the rational use and protection of water bioresources of the Caspian sea”.
“It was announced that due to the fact that the agreement is ratified by all the Caspian countries, the status of the Commission increased from interagency to intergovernmental. In accordance with the rotation rules, it was decided to hold the first constitutive session of the new intergovernmental Commission in October in Azerbaijan”, — added in Department.