Taihu Lake Fisheries Management Committee announced on January 26 that a comprehensive fishing ban will be imposed on Taihu Lake from February 1 to August 31.
Different from previous years, the three national germplasm resources conservation areas for Taihu Lake white bait, white shrimp,Taihu Lake freshwater shrimp,mitten crab,and river clams will all be included this year.
What’s more,the water on the east of the500Kv Tongmuxian Tower is announced to be under the protection of a year-long fishing ban.
Last year the output from the Taihu Lake fishery was roughly 68,000 tons,valued at about 620 million yuan. Fishermen’s average fishing income was 31,000 yuan.