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Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning

 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:35 pm Post subject: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

 Dear  IAHians,
 
 We  are  all  aware  that  many  of  us  keep  native  Indian  fish.  Moreover  we  all  enjoy  collecting  native  fish  for  our  hobby.  This  may  be  a  cause  of  concern  in  the  near  future.  
 
 Recently  a  paper  published  in  an  online  Journal,  documented  the  use  of  over  thousand  individuals  of  Puntius  denisonii  (an  endangered  fish)  for  study.  This  study  caused  huge  uproar,  as  this  paper  brought  to  light  the  number  of  P.  denisonii  reaching  trade.  
 
 Now  this  has  made  the  conservation  societies  and  government  agencies  press  for  a  ban  on  collecting  fish  species  of  western  ghat  (and  other  sensitive  areas).  In  this  regard  online  forums  and  published  material  are  being  raked  to  trace  the  mode  of  collection  and  people  involved.  
 
 In  the  preliminary  discussions,  IAH  and  Seriously  fish  have  been  used  by  scientist  and  conservation  activist  to  point  out  hobbyist  collecting  fish.  We  all  know  that  we  do  not  collect  more  than  what  we  keep  and  never  on  a  commercial  basis  but  this  does  not  make  us  'un-guilty'.....  
 
 As  I  am  quite  familiar  amoung  the  scientific  community,  it  was  pointed  out  that  friends  of  'marc'  collected  fish  from  western  ghats.  Because  you  all  are  indeed  my  friends,  I  felt  the  need  to  drop  a  word  of  caution.  
 
 Please  do  not  collect  fish  from  sensitive  areas.  After  all  we  do  not  want  to  have  any  black  mark  on  ourselves,  cause  we  are  responsible  hobbyist.........aren't  we  ?? Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:57 pm Post subject: Re: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

 Thanks  for  this  thread,  as  I  am  not  in  this  collection...but  one  thing  I  would  like  to  ask  you...that  which  kind  of  Indian  native  are  being  sold  commercially...kindly  can  you  name  them?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm Post subject: Re: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

 no  the  number  of  hobbyists  collecting  will  create  the  problem,if  a  single  hobbyist  collects  4  fishes  and  400  want  to  collect,  then  its  a  big  problem
 
 as  a  hobbyist  even  i  was  fond  of  free  fish  in  my  aquarium  ,  but  when  i  was  a  amature   -still  iam  iam  in  keeping  fishes  i  found  it  hard  to  keep  them  alive  even  for  a  week  ,
 
 so  its  better  to  stop  encouragement  for  collecting  fish  which  r  spectacular  from  rivers,  its  just  so  wrong  ,one  has  to  be  an  expert  or  a  certified  biologist  to  do  collections  and  also  one  has  to  publish  for  why  he  collected  them  for  ,
 
 mere  entertainment  or  show  off
 is  the  most  aspects  of  collection,  many  of  them,  it  has  to  be  done  by  fish  breeders  and  breed  them  to  give  others  enjoy  them  
 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:12 pm Post subject: Re: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

 Thanks  Marc  Thumb Up  for  educating  us!,  
 regarding  puntius  denisonii  this  was  even  published  in  Times  of  India  couple  of  weeks  ago  I  guess,  
 
 Like  if  its  a  reserve  area,  Nobody's  (no  hobbyist)  gonna  take  risk  to  go  there  and  get  some  thing  from  there  without  the  permission  of  the  forest  officials   Halo  
 
 But  the  running  water  off  those  reserve  areas  are  still  vulnerable  to  people  who  use  that  for  illegal  trading  purpose  and  or  an  hobbyist  who  doesn't  know  what  is  he  is  collecting!  Sad
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:24 pm Post subject: Re: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:25 pm Post subject: Re: Collecting Native Indian Fish - A warning Reply with quote

 Thanks  Marc  Smile
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