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Transneft PCD Releases Juveniles of Red Book Fish in Medveditsa River in Volgograd Region

Date of publication: 05 October 2018

Transneft PCD has released juveniles of Black Sea roach in the Medveditsa River in Volgograd Region.

The Company regularly performs artificial stocking of water reservoirs and takes other compensatory measures. As for Volgograd Region, the artificial reproduction of aquatic biological resources was carried out within the industrial impact compensation measures associated with the reconstruction of the Kuybyshev – Lisichansk petroleum products trunk pipeline’s underwater crossingof the Khopyor river.

The juvenile fish were released in accordance with the conclusion issued by the Azov-Black Sea Territorial Direction of the Russian Federal Fisheries Agency. The Medveditsa River’s ecosystem was replenished by more than 177,000 juveniles with an average weight of more than 4 grams each. In 2015, the Company already released more than 114 thousand juveniles of Black Sea roach in the Medveditsa River.

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Black Sea roach is a fresh-water cyprinoid fish. It lives in the basins of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. This fish is listed in the Red Book of Russia and the international Red Book.