Over 25.000 young fish were released at the Blue Bay Marine Park earlier in the week as part of the Mauritian governments efforts to restore biodiversity and restock areas in lagoons and bays with insufficient fish numbers. This particular location is due to ultimately see up to 100.000 young fish released as part of a pilot project aimed to restore selected marine sites to their former status. Government officials present also mentioned added efforts to be taken to protect coral reefs and better regulate the resource use.
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