Croatian center for indigenous karst water fish and crab varietites was founded in 2006 by the town of Otočac, Croatian chamber of commerce and, Institute Ruđer Bošković and company Gacka d.o.o.
Their goal is to protect indigenous stream water trout as well as to maintain and enlarge the indigenous fish population in river Gacka. This is also a foundation for sustainable development of tourism in this area.
- Scientific research of indigenous karst water fish and crab varietites – genetic profiling and spawning
- Spawn breeding
- Developing projects supporting commercial breeding of indigenous karst water fish and crab varietites
- Developing commercial brands