Contacts

Choose your language

English
Find
Newsletter

Subscribe for the latest information on the project

select * from menu_items where id=(select item_id from item_menu where page_id= limit 1)

Fish fauna

26 fish species have been identified in the water habitats  of the Eastern Rhodopes. Four small species of the carp family are endemic in the Balkan Peninsula: Chondrostoma  vardarense, Vimba melanops , Barbus cyclolepis and Sabanejewia balcanica (Balkan Spined Loach). Very special, because only occurring in the Eastern Rhodopes - in the waters of Byala Reka river -  is Cobitis rhodopensis (Rhodopean spiny loach).

In the waters of the dam lakes in the Eastern Rhodopes occur the huge Wels Catfish, Pumpkinseed, Zander and several carp species and in the rivers occur Gobio gobio and several Cobitidae and Gobiidae species.

Chernata Skala (the Black Rock)

The Chernata Skala protected site has an area of 893.70 ha. It was established with Order No:RD-473 of 11.07.2001 by the Ministry of the...

read more »

First Organic Tahini Factory in Bulgaria

On May 23rd, the first organic tahini factory in Bulgaria - BIOTERRA – IVAYLOVGRAD Ltd. - was officially opened in the village of Kondovo,...

read more »