LAHORE: The Fisheries Department has successfully achieved the artificial breeding of two rare species of fish (Mahasheer and Klbans), said Fisheries Department Director General Dr Muhammad Ayub.
He was presiding over a departmental meeting at his office. He said despite the decreased fish production due to aquatic pollution, the production of farm fish had increased in Punjab.
He said fish farming had evolved to industry status in the province, adding that the department was providing free assistance to fish farmers. He said experiments were in progress for the artificial breeding of more species of fish.