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Mon, 09 Jun, 2014 12:03:49 AM
FTimes-STT Report, June 9
File picture of Simo Mayor Esko Tavia (left) and FGFRI research assistant Erkki Yawl described the rise of the large size of salmon in the river Simo. Photo – Str / Lehtikuva.
The Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute will continue to examine the situation of whitefish in the Simo and Tornio rivers next fall.
The institute installed fish measurement equipments, Didson, in the two rivers to detect the number of large spawning fishes.
Through the examinations, the number of salmon fishes coming to the river is being calculated during the recent years.
“Didson probe has proven to be very reliable,” said Research Assistant Erkki Jaala from FGFRI.
This summer, the salmon has started to rise earlier than usual, apparently due to the warm spring. Esko Tavia, the mayor of Simo predicts very promising summer, if the salmons continue their pace.
Photo - Lehtikuva.
In 2013, the experiment forecasted that a huge number of salmon fishes would be produced in the Simo and Tornio rivers and the size of the fishes would be bigger than normal.
The fishes indeed measured up to 135 centimetres and weighed about 25 kilograms.
The institute said more than 3,000 fishes returned from the sea to the Tornio within a month while hundreds returned to the Simo last year.
In 2012, a total of 61,500 salmon fishes were produced in the Tornio and 3,630 in the Simo, institute sources said, adding that 15,200 fishes were caught from the Tornio and 100 from Simo river.
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