Volga lights № 37 What did the old coat of arms or Sterlada say in Saratov? (1989)

Newsreel №76509, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:35, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:A. Ibragimova
Screenwriters:N. Zareckaya
Camera operators:N. Kotov, O. Shelyugin
Other authors:D. Popova


The issue is devoted to the problems of restoring sterlet as a valuable fish species in the Volga basin.

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Views of the streets of Saratov at the entrance to the city.

Modern coat of arms of Saratov from three sterlets.

Girls answer the question about the city coat of arms (synchronously).

Images of the coats of arms of the Astrakhan and Saratov provinces, approved under Peter I.

Image of the coat of arms of Saratov, text of the description of the coat of arms.

The image of the starlet.

Cover of Sabaneyev's book "Fish of Russia".

Article about sterlet in the book.

Motor boat at the Volga coast, fishermen push the boat away from the shore.

Man in the stern of the boat, views of the Volga.

A fisherman from Balakovo talks about the gradual disappearance of valuable fish species from the Volga due to polluted industrial effluents (synchronously).

Fishermen pull the net.

Extraction of a single sterlet from the net during the control by-catch of ichthyologists at the Saratovskaya HPP dam.

Removing nets from water.

Ichthyologists examine the captured sterlets, measure them.

The fisherman talks about the possibility of saving valuable fish by building fish-breeding plants (synchronously).

Ichthyologists collect sterlet fry grown in an artificial pond.

The face of ichthyologist T. K. Ivanova.

Ichthyologists examine the young starlet.

Ivanov said about the need to preserve sturgeon species released into the Volga ten thousand young starlet, the introduction of the Volga species of fish that do not produce offspring, the support of the Volga spawning herds (synchronously).

Ichthyologists release fry in the Volga.

Types of Volga channels.

Ichthyologist V. I. Shilov in the experimental laboratory.

Fry in the baths.

Shilov and his colleague talk about breeding sterlets after hours and at their own expense, about difficulties in work, about creating a breeding herd of sterlets (synchronously).

Removing fry from the bath.

Sign with the name of the Saratov branch of the Research Institute of Lake and River Fisheries.

Director of the Research Institute Zakharov speaks about the directions in the work on fish farming, difficult conditions for the restoration of the sterlet population in the Volga, about the work on this topic (synchronously).

Calendar: 1989

Locations: Saratov region [801]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

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Posters with images of carp species.

View of the building of the Veterinary Institute.

Shilov criticizes Director of the Institute of lake and river fisheries Zakharova, accuses him of incompetence, the closure of his programme for restoration of sturgeon, as a species, about the persecution on his part, said the organization of his laboratory, the loss of time for research and the creation of a plant for breeding fish, missed prospects (synchronously).

Shilov at work.

Sterlet fry in baths and zinc tanks.

Panorama of the fish pond.

Ichthyologists on the shore of the pond.

Sterlet fry in a net.

Loading of fry in the tank with water.

Ichthyologist Ivanova talks about finding like-minded people (synchronously).

Release of sterlet fry from a tanker truck to the Volga.

Ichthyologists observe the released fry.

One of the residents of Saratov speaks about sterlets on the coat of arms of the city (synchronously).

Lighting workers on the street talk about the lack of sterlet on sale due to its small number and the need to create conditions for compliance with the reality of the coat of arms of Saratov (synchronously).

The signboard of the fish shop.

The man tells about the history of the fish store, its assortment in previous years, about the lack of fish on sale and the catastrophic situation with the environment on the Volga (synchronously).

Photos of Saratov at the beginning of the 20th century, advertisements of restaurants in newspapers.

Carrying out a control catch of fish at the Saratov hydroelectric power station.

The fisherman talks about a large number of fish thirty years ago, about the ecological death of the Volga, about the need for a speedy solution to this problem (synchronously).

Motor boat on the Bank of the Volga landscapes.

Fishermen pull the net out of the water.

Caught sterlet in the hands of a fisherman.

Panorama of the Volga River.

Calendar: 1989

Locations: Saratov region [801]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

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