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Presumably, as a result of halted shipments to China, landings in Murmansk Fish Port have been surging during the first December week up to 8300 metric tons based on reported arrivals, reports Megafishnet.com.
Kamchatka and Chukotka fishermen are displaying good progress of fishery operations at the close of the 2020 season. However, some species (e.g. blue king crab and snow crab bairdi) showed worse results compared to the previous year, reports Megafishnet.com.
Scientists of the Far Eastern branches of the All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) have produced Okhotsk pollock 2021 fishery forecast for A and B seasons, reports Megafishnet.com.
According to Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries, as per 30 November 2020 Russian fleets caught 4,619.8 thousand metric tons of finfish and other aquatic species, 0.4% or 17,920 tonnes up on the corresponding result of last year, reports Megafishnet.com.
The dynamics of the Pandalus Borealis fishery in the Barents Sea seems to be changing direction. Meanwhile the scientists are making projections for the catch and stock abundance in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
An ambitious experiment may open new prospects for the cod industry
The Icelandic company Samherji is preparing to conduct a full-scale experiment to develop the concept of storing and landing live cod catches. Megafishnet.com has looked into the strong and weak sides of the project announced by the company on its website.
‘This was a poor trip, although we managed to pull it off. The fishing started well, and then it dried up completely. There’s not much to be had on Westfjords fishing grounds at the moment so we’ll have to search elsewhere,’ said Friðleifur Einarsson, skipper of fresher trawler Helga María.
As of September 21, Russian catch of Pacific salmons amounted to 281,029 metric tons or 43% of the corresponding result of the record year 2018.
In January-June 2020 Russian fleets harvested 2,640,930 metric tons of fish and other aquatic species, 7% up year-on-year. The catch forecast for the second half of the year looks fairly good.
As per June 7, 2020 Russia’s catches of Pacific salmons in the Far Eastern Fisheries Basin amounted to ca.690 metric tons.
Work has started on a scheduled main engine overhaul for pelagic vessel Venus, and this is being done in Reykjavík. Venus steamed to Reykjavík after landing blue whiting in Vopnarfjörður.
The Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako visited the site of the Russian Pollock fish processing plant, which the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) is building on the territory of the “Nadezhdinskaya” priority development area (Primorsky Krai). The commissioning of the plant is scheduled for September 1 of this year.
By May 20, 2020 the total volume of aquatic biological resources harvested by Russian fleets amounted to more than 2.01 million metric tons, 5.9% or 116,600 tonnes up on the corresponding result of last year.
In April 2020 the Russian fleets harvested 112,100 metric tons of bottom and pelagic fish in the Atlantic Ocean. This was 800 tonnes less as compared to March.
Brim’s pelagic vessels have both docked in Vopnafjörður, bringing around 5000 tonnes of blue whiting between them. Víkingur’s catch was 2550 tonnes and Venus landed roughly 2600 tonnes.
The total harvest of Alaska pollock in Russia’s Far East Fishery Basin as per 21 April 2020 amounted to ca.1.04 million metric tons, 8.1% up on the corresponding result of 2019, according to the nation’s sectoral system for monitoring (SSM).
Emergency measures in Ecuador might impact supply of tuna products and in turn the Spanish tuna canning industry, which is highly dependent on frozen tuna loins from Ecuador.
In week 15, available first-sales data for a handful of EU Member States shows increase in first-sales prices for several groundfish and flatfish species.
Six Russian trawlers are harvesting blue whiting in the Faroese Fishing Zone but the catches are still behind last year. The fleet is waiting for the runs of spent fish but so far in vain.
The total harvest of Alaska pollock in Russia’s Far East Fishery Basin as per 14 April 2020 amounted to ca.1.02 million metric tons, 7.3% up on the corresponding result of 2019, according to the nation’s sectoral system for monitoring (SSM).