Conserving Taimen in Mongolia

 

In Mongolia, the Taimen was traditionally caught and killed for food and bragging rights. The fish’s population, as a result, dropped dangerously low. Fishermen stepped in and encouraged catch-and-release fishing as a way to conserve the species.

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