A significant presence of the species are also found along the Prut River basin. Although it is considered a migratory species, many specimens remain in our country even in tough winter. When water freezes, pygmy cormorants can also be found in the ports, where they cand find unfrozen water.
Regarding fisheries, the pygmy cormorant is a harmful bird. Cormorants are not agreed by fishermen, because of the high consumption of fish or because, in some cases, they brok the fishing nets.