Pallo fish decline due to water shortage

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
21 September 2007, at 1:00am

HYDERABAD - The shortage of water in Indus and heavy fishing pressure from local fishermen are the main reasons of decline of Pallo species population says Prof Dr Naeem Tariq Narejo of Aquaculture Department of Freshwater Biology and Fisheries of University of Sindh here on Thursday.

He was addressing at the inaugural ceremony of the Pilot Indoor Hatchery and Aquaculture Laboratory which was jointly established by the University of Sindh and Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) at Allama I.I.Kazi campus Jamshoro.

Dr Naeem Tariq Narejo Professor of Aquaculture at the Department of Freshwater Biology and Fisheries who is principal investigator of the project will be the supervisor.

The laboratory was inaugurated by the vice-chancellor Sindh University Mazharul Haq Siddiqui here Thursday.

Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Dr Mohammad Yar Khuhawar, scientists and faculty members, research scholars and students from different teaching institutes and departments attended the ceremony.

Source: Dawn