News - stocks update
Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture has made changes to the total allowable catch of crabs in the Russian Far East in 2021 introducing corrections into the permitted harvest volumes of red king crab and snow crab Bairdi off West Kamchatka, reports Megafishnet.com.
The head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) Ilya Shestakov has confirmed plans to open a snow crab opilio fishery in the Kara Sea from 2022, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Russian fishery scientists have completed the forecast for the Bering sea pollock season starting in May later this year, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Board of Directors of Russia’s fishery research institutes meeting in late March has proposed a number of different corrections to the crab TACs in the Russian Far East 2021 depending on the species, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Board of Directors of Russia’s fishery research institutes meeting in late March have produced advice for an increased TAC of the red king crab and snow crab opilio in the Barents Sea in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Among other issues, in late March the Board of Directors of Russia’s fishery research institutes have discussed projections for pollock TAC 2022 and long-term trends for the stock’s abundance, reports Megafishnet.com.
At present Sakhalin has 58 chum salmon ranching plants, which contribute to the region’s leading position in the Pacific salmon reproduction in the Far East. The years 2019 and 2020 showed a progressive rise of chum salmon runs to the basic rivers in the southeast of Sakhalin where the plants are located. Namely, the runs grew stronger to 6.7 thousand metric tons (+7.4% above the expectations) in 2019 and 9.9 thousand tonnes (+22.6%) in 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
The scientists of VNIRO fishery research institute have produced a preliminary forecast for salmon season 2021 in the Russian Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
The NAFO has made public the total allowable catch, as well as Russia's fishing quotas in the NAFO regulatory area (North-West Atlantic) in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Preliminary forecasts of SakhNIRO fishery research institute indicate much less abundant runs of salmons to the islands as compared to last year 2018, according to SKR.
According to the Ministry of Fisheries’ decision on quota allocations for the new quota year, HB Grandi’s fleet receives a total of 40,125 cod-equivalent tonnes. This represents 10.67% of the total allocation and is a 0.50% lower share than the company held last year. The reason for this share reduction lies in the weight each species has in the cod-equivalent index between years...
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Blue whiting is now migrating northwards through the Faroese zone where twelve Icelandic vessels have been fishing since last Monday. According to Gudlaugur Jónsson, skipper of Ingunn AK, fishing started in earnest on Monday night and Ingunn’s crew took their last haul on Tuesday morning...
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On the whole Russia is happy with fishing quotas for stocks managed jointly with Norway
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced on 4th September current that the Ozernaya River sockeye fishery in southwest Kamchatka has been certified as a sustainable fishery and will receive the MSC ecolabel
The recommended catch for saury fishery in South Kurile Zone in the Russian Far East has been given a big boost
Russia has warned it has strong counter-measures and claims up the sleeve should Iceland realize its threat to suspend entry and service for Russian fishing trawlers in Icelandic ports as soon as the Russian catch of redfish in the Irminger Sea will have exceeded 6 624 tonnes