Russia may set record for catch of pacific salmon this year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden July 31, 2014
Moscow- The production of pacific salmon in Russia is booming this year, according to the Russian Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo).
According to data of Rosrybolovstvo, to date, the volume of salmon catch in domestic territorial waters increased by 20.2%, compared to 2012 (even-numbered year). In case of Far East basin, the volume of production amounted to 94,000 tonnes, which is by 19,000 tonnes more, compared to the same period of 2012.
At the same time in case of Kamchatka, the volume of catch amounted to 61,000 tonnes, which is by 20,000 tonnes more than in 2012, while in the Khabarovsk Territory it reached 22,000 tonnes, which is by 7,000 tonnes more than in 2012.
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