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In mid-March 2012 Knipovich Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO) hosted a scientific council which discussed forecast for fish catches in 2013 and concluded that their dynamics could be mixed, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
In February 2012 the fishery activity continued developing and, according to estimated figures, through the month the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to *** MT, *** MT up on January 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to ca.**%, reports www.megafishnet.com.
As per 15 February 2012 Russian pelagic fleet was targeting capelin in the Barents Sea, but the catch rates hardly inspired optimism, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Kamchatka scientists forecast that in 2012 the nation's salmon harvest will go down by **% to ** MT versus the actual harvest of **MT in 2011, reports www.megafishnet.com.
For the first time in the recent years Russian fishermen have reported smaller catches as compared to the same period of the previous year, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
As per 12 February 2012 the total Alaska pollock harvest from the beginning of the year amounted to *** MT, thus making only ** % as compared to the same period of 2011, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
In 2012 Russia has got bigger quotas for fishery in the waters of Iceland, Faroe Islands (autonomous from Denmark) and Greenland. In its turn, Russia has also allocated similar capture quotas to the above states, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/