Hirunews Logo
Abundance+of+fish+in+Beruwela+-+Public+cautioned+to+refrain+from+consuming+++
Saturday, 20 October 2012 - 19:36
Abundance of fish in Beruwela - Public cautioned to refrain from consuming
16

Shares
1,998

Views

A profusion of fresh & salt water fish are being reported adjacent to the outfall of the Beruwala Silliya Canal.

When our correspondent had arrived at the site of the phenomenon a large number of dead fish had been witnessed.

According to his account, fisherman had been witnessed harvesting fish from the outfall of the Canal.

When inquired from the Head of the Environmental Unit of the National Aquatic Resources Agency S.A.M. Asmi it was noted that a special team had been dispatched to the site of the incident.

Meanwhile a similar phenomenon was witnessed adjacent to the Eastern shores of the Kalmune coastal belt.

Professor Ruchira Kumaratunga of the Marine Biology Department of the Ruhuna University however cautioned the public to refrain from consuming

these fish due to contaminated algae.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
632 Views
165 Views
1,771 Views
39,221 Views
2,670 Views
40,621 Views
Top