Saturday, September 23, 2023

Fishes spawn in Halda amid rain

Hundreds of spawn collectors with their boats and nets started collecting released eggs of indigenous species of carps from the Halda river in Chittagong for the second time this year, ignoring incessant shower yesterday morning. The Halda, which flows through Hathazari and Raozan upazilas, is one of the world’s major natural sweet water fish breeding ... 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