It’s already 2013, the night of the Oscars has passed and a lot of prizes were awarded. Another “award”, to raise awareness about threatened, endangered and interesting fish species, is given by the election of the Fish of the Year. Also this year Austria, Germany and Switzerland have nominated and announced the “Fisch des Jahres 2013”. All three countries respectively their responsible organizations have also provided official press announcements and information about the single species.
Finally, following fish species have been elected and the trophy goes to…..
- in Austria: Trout (Salmo trutta) – official information (ÖKF)
- in Germany: Trout (Salmo trutta) – official information (VDSF)
- in Switzerland: Rhone streber (Zingel asper) – official information (SFV)