The process of raising fish in a hatchery and releasing them into bodies of water to increase the existing fish population is called fish stocking. It's a fish management tool that is used to restore an endangered fish population. Take our quiz to learn more about fish stocking.
The releasing of fish into a river, lake, pond or the ocean is known as:
In fish stocking, where does fish breeding take place?
When do store employees generally restock shelves?
Which of the following fish for sport?
Which of the following persons restore historic fish populations?
Which of the following conduct research on fish stocking?
Who decides on a fish stocking location?
county and state government
What is important for fish stocking?
What is the first thing to consider before stocking a river with trout?
What will happen if the water is full of fish?
It will become polluted.
It will stink.
It won't support any additional fish.
Why is it necessary to monitor local fishermen's catches?
to know the fish reserve in the water
to keep an eye on their business management
to make sure they fish at legal times
How do we figure out how many fish live in a particular area?
monitoring the water
monitoring local fishermen's catches
monitoring commercial fishing in that area
What can give you a fair idea about the health of fish in an area?
local fishermen's catches
fish sold in the market
Why was stocking banned at Yellowstone National Park in 1959?
to stop cross-breeding among different types of trout
to conserve fish species
to promote aquatic plant growth
How to prevent new fish from catching disease in the stocking process?
Check the health check of new fish.
Check water pollution before stocking new fish.
Check the quantity of existing fish in the water.
In 2004, approximately ____ fish were stocked throughout the United States.
What was the combined weight of stocked fish in the United States in 2004?
20.8 million kilograms
19.8 million kilograms
18.8 million kilograms
The number of biological species any water body can support over time is called its: