Poacher catches fish and shrimp worth over UAH 5 million in Odesa region darg.gov.ua

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

Anna Velyka

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

Odesa fish patrols, together with the police and the environmental inspectorate, caught an offender who had illegally caught 330 shrimps and 122 juvenile squid. His actions caused damage to fish stocks totaling UAH 5.4 million.

This was reported by the State Agency of Land Reclamation and Fisheries of Ukraine.

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The marauder was engaged in illegal fishing on the main channel connecting the Tyligulsky estuary with the Black Sea, within the boundaries of the regional landscape park "Tyligulsky". In the course of the "Spawning" nature protection campaign, fish guards of the State Fisheries Agency recorded violations and drew up a corresponding protocol.

Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that in Poltava region, a poacher will appear in court who caught fish worth more than UAH 3 million.

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