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Inspectors seized poaching fishing nets and illegally caught fish


Poaching fishing nets and illegal catches were seized during a joint operation of police officers from the city of Aydemir and RIEW-Ruse. The inspection was carried out in the area near the village of Srebarna, while at Lake Srebarna itself there were nearly 450 m. of poaching nets seized, along with 10 kg. of illegally caught fish of different kinds. Several fishing rods and a cap were also found.

The seized fishing nets and equipment will be destroyed by officers of RIEW and the fish were returned to their natural habitat. Work is currently being done to identify the poachers.

Control authorities remind everyone that industrial fishing in Lake Srebarna is prohibited. Joint inspections will continue.

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