In Odessa region detained poachers with Beluga weighing 100 kg

В Одесской области задержали браконьеров с белугой весом 100 кг

Discovered Beluga

The poachers tried to get rid of the fish illegally caught.

In Odessa region frontier guards detained two poachers with 100-pound white sturgeon, listed in the Red book of Ukraine. It is reported by the state border service.

Boat with two offenders and white sturgeon with a length of 2.5 meters was discovered during a patrol of the Danube river, near the mouth Starostambulske.

The poachers tried to get rid of Beluga, and threw it overboard, but it immediately floated to the surface, as was dead.

“In the future, in a boat discovered the four fishing nets with a length of 300 meters, also found that men were not in possession of documents confirming their identity and the boat is not assigned to any of the berths”, – stated in the message.

Fish, boat and prohibited fishing gear handed over to the police. Two citizens drawn up protocols on administrative offences. Their fate will be decided by court.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier in Odessa region on the coast the waves washed a few dozen dead dolphins that have become victims of poachers.

In nikolayevshchina the poachers have caused damage to the state for half a million hryvnias