Thane, Nov 25 (PTI) At least 126 ponds allegedly breeding banned Magur fish (clarius gariepus) were identified by senior officials during an inspection in Bhiwandi taluka of … PTI CORARU ARU, (This story has not been edited by THE WEEK and is auto-generated from PTI), GHMC polls: Amit Shah vows to end "Nizam culture" in Hyderabad, Now, Maradona's doctor under investigation on circumstances surrounding his death, 'Aashiqui' actor Rahul Roy hospitalised following brain stroke, CAIT writes to PM, alleges violation of FDI norms by e-commerce cos, Scientists create world's thinnest memory storage device. INDORE: The district administration has recently banned culture of Thailand catfish, also known as Magur, because of its negative impact on indigenous varieties of fish and on human health. • Method of cultured is easy. During the inspection, it was found that banned Magur fish was being bred in 126 ponds in around 150 acres of forest land, he said. Why Magur fish farming banned in India? “A research claimed that the consumption of Thailand Magur can increase chances of cancer. At least 126 ponds allegedly breeding banned Magur fish … Thailand Magur culture banned for health reasons. Mangur fish, aka Magur Fish and Thai catfish, are now banned in India. The walking catfish (Clarias batrachus) is a species of freshwater airbreathing catfish native to Southeast Asia.It is named for its ability to "walk" and wiggle across dry land, to find food or suitable environments.     Thane, Nov 25 (PTI) At least 126 ponds allegedlybreeding banned Magur fish (clarius gariepus) were identifiedby senior officials during an inspection in Bhiwandi taluka ofMaharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Wednesday.    A team comprising of sub-divisional officer MohanNaladkar, Bhiwandi tehsildar Adik Patil, officials of theforest department, BDO and police conducted an inspection ofthe forest area on Tuesday, the official said.    During the inspection, it was found that banned Magurfish was being bred in 126 ponds in around 150 acres of forestland, he said.    The concerned officials have been asked to destroy theponds and take action against those involved in farming of thebanned fish within the next eight days, the official said.    Thane district collector Rajesh Narvekar had onSeptember 25 formed an eight-member committee to carry outinspections and destroy ponds and breeding locations of thefish. Picture for representational purpose only. • They can survive in adverse in environment such as less oxygen high temperature of water, even polluted water. “A research claimed that the consumption of Thailand Magur can increase chances of cancer. During the inspection, it was found that banned Magur fish was being bred in 126 ponds in around 150 acres of forest land. They can be cultured any types of water body. Advantages of culture of magur fish • There are more demand of magur in the market and that’s why more profit can be obtained by their culture. Farming of Magur fish has been banned since 2000 because of its highly predatory nature which, according to the tribunal would affect the ecological balance of water bodies. Tribune News Service Ludhiana, December 26 Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, Commissioner of Police, has banned the sale and breeding of magur fish (also spelled mangoor) in all areas falling under the jurisd At least 126 ponds allegedly breeding banned Magur fish (clarius gariepus) were identified by senior officials during an inspection in Bhiwandi taluka of Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Wednesday. But why was Mangur banned? 8. This type of fish preys on its own breed posing a major health risk for humans and animals. 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Thane, Nov 25 (PTI) At least 126 ponds allegedly breeding banned Magur fish (clarius gariepus) were identified by senior officials during an inspection … At least 126 ponds allegedly breeding banned Magur fish (clarius gariepus) were identified by senior officials during an inspection in Bhiwandi taluka of Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Wednesday. The local catfishes are nutritious and is also rich in vitamin D. INDORE district administration has recently banned culture of Thailand catfish, also known as Magur, because of its negative impact on indigenous varieties of fish and on human health. … As per the ban order issued under Section 144 of the CrPC, for meagre financial gains some anti-social elements have been smuggling Magur fish, which is harmful for health, from other countries. INDORE: The district administration has recently banned culture of, Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. During the inspection, it was found that banned Magur fish was being bred in 126 ponds in around 150 acres of forest land, he said. The concerned officials have been asked to destroy the ponds and take action against those involved in farming of the banned fish … The carnivorous species introduced in India sans official nod posing threat to local varieties of fish, polluting waterbodies The government has imposed a ban on farming of African catfish… let's explore the reason for it.