New fishery website launched

The website was launched on December 3 during the first International Mahseer Conference

Paro: The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor launched the new fishery website www.nrcrlf.gov.bt developed by the National Research Centre for Riverine & Lake Fisheries, Haa.

The centre is mandated to promote and develop fish culture based on cold water fish species through sustainable utilisation of Bhutan’s fishery resources.

One of the website’s attractive features is the fish portal which highlights 104 varieties of fishes of western Bhutan from three major river basins of Amochhu, Wangchhu and Punatsangchhu in details including its diagnosis, altitude and conservation status among others.

The website, besides centre’s administrative information also offers other general features such as important links and integrated link to social media. The website is expected to serve as a platform for information sharing to enhance communication in fishery areas.

 

-ICTD

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