In a nature reserve in Poltava region, inspectors found fish worth UAH 4 million in poaching nets facebook.com/deicentr

In a nature reserve in Poltava region, inspectors found fish worth UAH 4 million in poaching nets

Anna Velyka

The fish, which had signs of life, was returned to the reservoir

Inspectors of the State Ecological Inspectorate of the Central District, together with police officers, found and removed poaching nets with fish of various species from the water in the Sulynskyi landscape reserve of national importance. They estimated the amount of damage caused by illegal fishing at about UAH 4 million.

This was reported by the State Ecological Inspectorate of the Central District on Facebook.

From June 26 to June 28, experts checked compliance with environmental legislation on the territory of the Sulynskyi landscape reserve of national importance. They found 34 cape nets in the water with a total length of over 2 km.

facebook.com/deicentr

Photo: facebook.com/deicentr

Taking into account the significant damage caused and the significant amount of fish caught at this object of the nature reserve fund (PZF), the eco-inspectors sent the materials on this fact to the law enforcement authorities to identify and bring to justice the persons guilty of this offense.

facebook.com/deicentr

Photo: facebook.com/deicentr

They emphasized that after the end of the "Nest-2024" operation, the State Environmental Inspection of the Central District, together with the water police sector of the GUNP in the Poltava region, will continue to implement enhanced measures to comply with the requirements of environmental legislation on the territory of the "Sulinsky" landscape reserve.

In June, EcoPolitic told that in Odesa region a poacher caught fish and shrimp worth more than UAH 5 million.

Related
Because of the heat and water pollution in the Odessa region again massively killed fish
Because of the heat and water pollution in the Odessa region again massively killed fish

The water in the coastal zone warmed up to 33°C

Poacher catches fish and shrimp worth over UAH 5 million in Odesa region
Poacher catches fish and shrimp worth over UAH 5 million in Odesa region

Raiding activities on the country's reservoirs during the "Nest" nature protection campaign continue

A poacher who caught fish worth more than UAH 3 million will stand trial in Poltava region
A poacher who caught fish worth more than UAH 3 million will stand trial in Poltava region

The perpetrator can receive a fine of up to UAH 51,000 or imprisonment