Fish Current Affairs, GK & News

World Fisheries Day: November 21

Every year, the World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21. Why is it important to celebrate World Fisheries Day? According to the United Nations, more than two-thirds of the world fisheries are overfished. Therefore, it is important to celebrate the day to create awareness about sustainable fishing. What is the theme of the World ..

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July 10: National Fish Farmers Day

Every year India celebrates National Fish Farmers Day in July 10 since 2001. The initiative was first taken by Mumbai’s Central Institute of Fisheries Education. Significance As of December 2019, India is the second largest producer of fish in the world. Therefore, it is important for India to boost its fish farmers and celebrate fish ..

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Arunachal Pradesh: New Fish Species Discovered

A new fish species called Schizothorax sikusirumensis has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The name of the species has been derived from the names of the rivers where the fish was found. They are River Sirum and River Siku. Schizothorax The Schizothorax fish is found in western and southern China, Centra and Southern Asia. ..

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New Fresh water fish “Punitus Sanctus” found

A new fresh water fish called Punitus Sanctus was found in Velankanni, Tamil Nadu. The fish was found in a small water body. Highlights Sanctus means ‘holy’ in Latin. Punitus is a species of fish that are commonly found in the drains of western and eastern ghats and also in Eastern Himalayas. About the Genus ..

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Door Delivery of fish Scheme

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra operating under Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has launched a door delivery scheme in Kerala. Under the scheme, it is providing door delivery of fishes to several households in Kochi city. Highlights The Door Delivery scheme has gained a good response in the Kochi city with average daily supply hitting 510 ..

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