March 02, 2021
KCNA KCNA.kp (En)

Chonjisanchono, Living Monument of DPRK

Date: 23/01/2021 | Source: KCNA.kp (En) | Read original version at source

Pyongyang, January 23 (KCNA) -- Lake Chon teeming with chars is one of the eight scenic spots on Mt Paektu in the DPRK. It is a rare phenomenon that fish lives in the lake formed in a volcano crater.

Scientists of the DPRK succeeded in acclimatizing fluvial char living in the Tuman and Amnok rivers to peculiar climate and ecological environment of Lake Chon scores of years ago.

Chairman Kim Jong Il personally named it "Chonjisanchono" (Salvelinus malma m. chonjiensis) in December Juche 81 (1992).

The clear and clean Lake Chon, abundant in mineral matters and microelements, has many food resources like floating plants and underwater insects.

Chonjisanchono lays 600-700 spawn, 1 000 to the maximum, in September and October and it takes more than 100 days to hatch out from spawn. In October 2000, Chonjisanchono which is 85 cm in length and 7.7 kg in weight was witnessed in the lake.

Chonjisanchono was registered as a living monument of the country and has been preserved in the Paektusan Biosphere Sanctuary, a world biosphere sanctuary. -0-

More From KCNA.kp (En)

Forest Showing Korean Nation's Anti-Japanese Sentiment

Forest Showing Korean Nation's Anti-Japanese Sentiment

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- In South Hamgyong Province of the DPRK, there is a peculiar forest made up with more than 100

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- In South Hamgyong Province of the DPRK, there is a peculiar forest made up with more than 100

Kanggye Noodle House

Kanggye Noodle House

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Kanggye Noodle House in Pyongyang intensifies the disinfection work for preventing influx of

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Kanggye Noodle House in Pyongyang intensifies the disinfection work for preventing influx of

More Oath-taking Meetings Held across Country

More Oath-taking Meetings Held across Country

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- More meetings took place in different units across the country to pledge to carry out without fail

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- More meetings took place in different units across the country to pledge to carry out without fail

Review of Rodong Sinmun

Review of Rodong Sinmun

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in Rodong Sinmun on Monday: The respected Comrade Kim

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in Rodong Sinmun on Monday: The respected Comrade Kim

Rodong Sinmun Calls for Upholding Slogan

Rodong Sinmun Calls for Upholding Slogan "One for All and All for One!"

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun on Monday says in an editorial that the slogan "One for all and all for one!" is a good

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun on Monday says in an editorial that the slogan "One for all and all for one!" is a good

South Phyongan Province Old People's Home Opens

South Phyongan Province Old People's Home Opens

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- South Phyongan Province Old People's Home was built and opened. The home built in the picturesque

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- South Phyongan Province Old People's Home was built and opened. The home built in the picturesque

Sinpho Canned Fish Factory Remodeled and Puts into Commission

Sinpho Canned Fish Factory Remodeled and Puts into Commission

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- The Sinpho Canned Fish Factory has been remodeled and put into commission. President Kim Il Sung and

KCNA.kp (En) March 01, 2021

Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- The Sinpho Canned Fish Factory has been remodeled and put into commission. President Kim Il Sung and

DPRK Ambassador Presents Credentials to Hungarian President

DPRK Ambassador Presents Credentials to Hungarian President

Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- The DPRK ambassador presented his credentials to the president of the Republic of Hungary on

KCNA.kp (En) February 28, 2021

Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- The DPRK ambassador presented his credentials to the president of the Republic of Hungary on

Koreans in Japan Launch Struggle to Defend Right to National Education

Koreans in Japan Launch Struggle to Defend Right to National Education

Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- Koreans in different parts of Japan have continued their struggle for defending the right to

KCNA.kp (En) February 28, 2021

Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- Koreans in different parts of Japan have continued their struggle for defending the right to

Superior Korean Language

Superior Korean Language

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The mother tongue of the DPRK people is Korean, a superior language in the world. The Korean

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The mother tongue of the DPRK people is Korean, a superior language in the world. The Korean

Day of Shining Star Marked Abroad

Day of Shining Star Marked Abroad

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Events took place in different countries to mark the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il ,

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Events took place in different countries to mark the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il ,

Korean People Enjoy Folk Holiday

Korean People Enjoy Folk Holiday

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The Korean people, who create their own style civilization, aspiring after new innovation, bold

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The Korean people, who create their own style civilization, aspiring after new innovation, bold

Jongbangsan Spring Water Factory

Jongbangsan Spring Water Factory

Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- The Jongbangsan Spring Water Factory in the DPRK strives to boost the production. -0-

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- The Jongbangsan Spring Water Factory in the DPRK strives to boost the production. -0-

Press Review

Press Review

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in leading newspapers of the DPRK on Saturday: The

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in leading newspapers of the DPRK on Saturday: The

Tea Production Base Newly Built

Tea Production Base Newly Built

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The Unjong Tea Factory was wonderfully built and commissioned under the great loving care and

KCNA.kp (En) February 27, 2021

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The Unjong Tea Factory was wonderfully built and commissioned under the great loving care and

Press Review

Press Review

Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in leading newspapers of the DPRK on Friday: Articles

KCNA.kp (En) February 26, 2021

Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in leading newspapers of the DPRK on Friday: Articles

More Articles