Hundreds of TONS of fish suddenly die in Lake Toba, Indonesia

Illustration. (Dok.Okezone)
Illustration. (Dok.Okezone)
Hundreds of tons of farmed fish farmers Keramba cage (KJA) in Lake Toba, precisely in the village of Ancient City, District Haranggaol, Simalungun, North Sumatra, died suddenly.
Information gathered on Tuesday (05/03/2016), cases of sudden death fish becomes well-known since Monday, April 2, 2016. Where all of a sudden the fish types of carp and tilapia contained in cage farmers dead and floating on the water ,
Farmers were confused as to what caused the death of their fish. This case had already been reported to the Government of Simalungun.
“I do not know us. But as the lack of oxygen. Later will we wait for the results of the clerk of the district. Earlier they were taking water samples and dead fish,” said Sudung (40), one of the farmers there.
According to him, there are at least 10 farmers who suffered the same fate with him. They also planned to carry out a purge of the carcasses of the fish in order to prevent pollution of Lake Toba.
“Today the plan we want cooperation. If baseball is cleaned, later even so this disease. We expect the government to pay attention to this for the long term. Do not be repeated, especially the Lake Toba want to be a world-class tourist area,” said Sudung.
While Head Haranggaol Horison Jannes Saragih confirmed the death of the fish suddenly it. He said he is still waiting for results from the District government. “Yeah right. The cause is still being studied,” said Horison short.
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