Salmon fishing sites in West Kamchatka to be allocated for 20 years

May 8, 2007 16:21

Kamchatka's government has announced a start of contest aimed at distributing the right to exploit sites in the province's Ust-Bolsheretsky district for salmon fishery, according to the province's deputy governor Alexander Chistyakov.

The contest is being conducted by a dedicated commission established by the government and other interested bodies and under the commission's decision, the contest will cover 2 sites for sea fishery, 96 sites for setting marine fixed seines and 47 river sites in the west coast of Kamchatka. The winner shall get no more than 10% of the total sites.

The commission is planning to start considering applications in the second half of June later this year.

The commission has decided that the fishing sites in Ust-Bolsheretsky district will be allocated to the contest's winners for a period of 20 years.

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