Russia to Restrict Pink Salmon Catches This Year, After Last Year Overwhelmed Refrigeration Capacity
April 29, 2019
Russia may restrict salmon the pink salmon catch in domestic territorial waters this year, in an attempt to better protect domestic reserves, according to recent statements of Ilya Shestakov, head of the Russian Federal Agency of Fisheries (Rosrybolovstvo) and some senior officials of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture.
According to Shestakov, last year the government developed a set of special measures, regulating salmon caught in Russia, particularly in the Far Eastern fisheries basin. The new rules will officially come into force later this year and tighten thees control for salmon catches in the domestic territorial waters.
In 2018, the catch of Pacific salmon in Russia (almost all pinks)...
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