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Research Institute Releases 100,000 Salmon into the Wild


BUSAN, March 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The Busan Fisheries Resources Research Institute released 100,000 salmon fry Tuesday at Ilgwang Stream in northern Busan. 

As part of its restoration project to establish an eco-friendly ecological stream, while at the same time enhancing the region’s marine resources, the institute has released over 1 million salmon fry into waterways in the region including Ilgwang Stream and Nakdong River since 2010 (as of 2016). 

A total of 6.77 million salmon have returned to the areas during the same period. 

Similar projects have been spearheaded by other research institutes and local governments in South Korea. 

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