P.E.I. government provides support to fish hatchery – Atlantic Fisherman

P.E.I. government provides support to fish hatchery – Atlantic Fisherman

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016230 Views

By The Numbers
$45,000 — P.E.I. government investment in Abegweit First Nation Biodiversity Enhancement Hatchery
4 — regions from which broodstock will be gathered
50,000 — Minimum number of Atlantic salmon fry to be grown
40,000 — Minimum number of brook trout for enhancement purposes
4,000 — Number of brook trout fry for youth fishing initiatives
8,000 — Islanders participate in angling each year
600 — Non-residents participate in angling each year
$4 million — Amount generated from angling in direct expenditures to the P.E.I. economy

The P.E.I. government has made a $45,000 investment in the Abegweit First Nation Biodiversity Enhancement Hatchery.

Read More: http://www.atlanticfisherman.com/stories.asp?id=7514

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