An interesting article shared by Ryan Lobo … about how sustainable commercial fishing can also help protect a species. Counter intuitive.. But true! https://news.mongabay.com/2020/08/fishing-for-change-local-management-of-amazons-largest-fish-also-empowers-women/
Large scale devastation of local ecosystems by voracious alien species is becoming obvious only of late. Often by the time the problem is identified, it is already too late. A case in point is the highly invasive African Catfish that was introduced into Indian waters as an easy growing food source, and has now wiped
Shishir Rao writes about how small hydel projects affect not only the aquatic life, but the entire ecosystem, as well as the humans that live in the landscape..
The Madhya Pradesh forest department is experimenting with artificial breeding of Mahseer fish at their newly developed in-situ conservation centre at Barwaha. https://www.hindustantimes.com/indore/mp-experiments-with-artificial-breeding-of-mahseer/story-gpIYJz33U7DucBD0hvjWjJ.html
The Hindu, June 6th, 2015.
“The ‘Mighty Mahseer’ is the kind of legendary fish that makes anglers traverse continents in the mere hope of sighting one. It is the only fish that made three Englishmen travel overland to India in search of the presumably extinct fish.