SITUATION WITH "WHALE PRISON" IN Primorye ON MAY 24, 01:01
Rosrybolovstvo reported that killer whales from the Srednyaya Bay will be set free in July-August
The Federal Agency for Fishery noted that organizational issues of transportation and release of animals are now solving
MOSCOW, on May 24. / TASS/. The killer whales who are contained in the Srednyaya Bay in Primorye will be set free according to the recommendations of scientists in July-August, 2019, reported to TASS in the press service of Rosrybolovstvo.
On Thursday, the head of one of the companies-trappers "Afalina" Alexei Reshetov said that the animals are his property, and he does not intend to voluntarily let them go free. He later said that the decision to release killer whales and Beluga whales will be made in accordance with the recommendations of scientists and decisions of the country's leadership."The release will be made with the assistance of specialists of the All-Russian Research Institute of fishery and oceanography. Estimated terms - July-August, 2019", - the interlocutor of the agency told.
According to him, organizational issues of transportation and release of animals, including financial security of process are now resolved.
According to the working group on adaptation of marine mammals, the optimum place of release is the Shantarsky district of the Sea of Okhotsk, time - the period from July to September. At the same time convenient time of transportation of killer whales fromthe Srednyaya Bay is the middle of July. In case of impossibility of single release of all animals part of them is offered to be released in 2020." [https://tass.ru/obschestvo/6464346?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop]
On May 24, 2019 07:41
Translation from Russian into English: May 24, 2019 08:01.
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