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Flood washes away Tk. 1.15-cr fishes in Gaibandha

    17 July, 2017 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: A huge amount of fishes worth of Tk 1.15 crore of 336 ponds here have been washed away due to the current flood triggered by hilly waters from the upstream, reports BSS.


Fisheries department sources said many farmers of Sundarganj, Sadar, Fulchhari and Shaghata upazilas released fingerlings of carp species fishes into their ponds to get desired output.


But, the current flood in the Brahmaputra river basin of the upazilas smashed the hopes and aspiration of the farmers as the carp fishes like rui, katla, mrigel, bata musa and mono-sex telapia have been washed away from their ponds.


M. Shakhawat Hossain, a fish farmer of Gobindipur village under Holdia union of Shaghata upazila, said fishes of different species worth about one lakh have been washed away from his pond during the current flood.

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