Thursday, December 7, 2023

Halda carp spawning ground under threat

The river Halda, the only natural carp breeding ground in the world and major source of major carps like Rui, Katla and Mrigel, is facing a threat to its existence. Man-made problems and natural disasters brought the spawning ground to this position of decline. Interference from man include cutting bends in the river to slow ... Read more

Halda fishes act unusually

Release eggs before rain; fishermen see salty water intrusion as reason Even in weather adverse to laying eggs, a number of fish species yesterday started releasing spawns in the Halda river at Hathazari and Raozan upazilas, the only natural fish breeding centre of sweet water in the subcontinent. Mother fishes depend on special factors like ... Read more