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Fisheries Dept releases millions of marine species into Gulf of Thailand

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BANGKOK, 3 March 2012 (NNT) – The Fisheries Department has executed more campaigns to revive the ecological system of the Gulf of Thailand after it was severely affected by the large amount of flood water released into the sea last year.

With a huge amount of polluted water flowing into the Gulf of Thailand during the worst flood crisis the country has seen, the ecological setting of Thai seas has been inevitably affected.

In another move to restore the well-being in Thai waters, the Fisheries Department has released more than 15 million marine lives into the Gulf of Thailand.

The release, executed on the eastern shore of Samut Sakhon province, included Indian white prawn, giant tiger prawn, sea bass, blue crab and cockle, all of which are known for their high sensitivity to the shift in the salinity of sea water.

Read more: NNT

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