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RUSSIAN FISH CATCHES REMAIN STABLE

RUSSIAN FISH CATCHES

Russian fish catches remain stable. The total catch of aquatic biological resources by all Russian users as of August 31 was 3515.44 thousand tonnes (including 51.42 thousand tonnes in inland water bodies), which corresponds to the same stage in 2019 .

The total volume of production in the Far Eastern fishery basin amounted to 2,538.39 thousand tonnes (+18.45 thousand tonnes or + 0.73% to the level of 2019). In the pollock fishery – 1499.82 thousand tonnes (+65.27 thousand tonnes), cod – 130.71 thousand tonnes (+13.34 thousand tonnes), herring – 166.32 thousand tonnes (+10, 54 thousand tonnes.)

The volume of Pacific salmon harvest amounted to 248.35 thousand tonnes, which is 314.8 thousand tonnes or 55.9% less than in 2018, and 174.31 thousand tonnes or 41.24% less than in 2019.

In the Northern Fisheries Basin, the total catch amounted to 357.62 thousand tonnes (-9.44 thousand tonnes, -2.57%) In the cod fishery, the catch amounted to 235.68 thousand tonnes (-16.83 thousand tonnes). Haddock catch – 57.41 thousand tonnes (+ 8.13 thousand tonnes).

The total volume of production in the Western fishery basin amounted to 60.35 thousand tonnes (+1.46 thousand tonnes, + 2.47%). In the sprat fishery – 37.49 thousand tonnes (+2.64 thousand tonnes). Catch of Baltic herring – 16.96 thousand tonnes (-0.95 thousand tonnes).

In the Azov-Black Sea fishery basin, the total production amounted to 46.23 thousand tonnes (-3.15 thousand tonnes, -6.38%). Anchors produced 19.42 thousand tonnes (+1.74 thousand tonnes), sprat – 16.91 thousand tonnes (-0.12 thousand tonnes), sprat – 2.11 thousand tonnes (-1.04 thousand tonnes).

The total volume of production in the Volga-Caspian fishery basin amounted to 41.58 thousand tonnes (+2.42 thousand tonnes, + 6.17%). Sprat production volume – 5.34 thousand tonnes (+4.87 thousand tonnes). The volume of extraction of partial fish species – 14.64 thousand tonnes (-2.21 thousand tonnes), freshwater species of aquatic biological resources – 16.05 thousand tonnes (-0.30 thousand tonnes).

In the zones of foreign states, the volume of production amounted to 242.0 thousand tonnes (+2.4 thousand tonnes). In conventional areas and the open part of the World Ocean – 206.8 thousand tonnes (-11.4 thousand tonnes).

Source: United Press Service of the Federal Agency for Fishery

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