The images you see on this page have been generated by AI - they are not real images of Omul, but they are great nonetheless! :)
2023-07-18 Snargl 0 minute 0 second

What is the animal Omul known for?

However, the high demand for the omul has also caused overfishing and population decline.

The annual catch of the omul has decreased from 60-80 thousand tonnes in the 1940s to less than 10 thousand tonnes in the 2000s.

The omul is listed as a vulnerable species by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Efforts are being made to regulate the fishery and protect the omul's habitat.

The omul is a remarkable animal that is closely linked to the culture and economy of the Baikal region.

It is one of the many unique species that inhabit the world's oldest and deepest lake.

What does the Omul look like?

Omul is a species of whitefish in the salmon family that is endemic to Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia.
It is a slender, pelagic fish with light silver sides and a darker back.
Omul has small spots on its dorsal fin and larger ones on its head.
It is considered a delicacy and is the object of one of the largest commercial fisheries on Lake Baikal.

Continue browsing posts in category "Fishes"
Terms of Service
Contact Us

© 2023