The total catch of ivasi sardine, mackerel and saury by Russian fishermen as of November 21, 2021 amounted to 291 thousand tons, which is 16 thousand tons more than last week.
The fishing progress was discussed at a meeting of the headquarters for the extraction of pelagic fish species in the Far Eastern fishery basin, which took place in the Federal Agency for Fishery in the mode of videoconference with the Far Eastern territorial departments.
High catches of sardines remain due to the approaches of dense accumulations from the north, the growing catch amounted to 229 thousand tons. Mackerel produced 61 thousand tons, 23 thousand tons more than last year and saury 593 tons.
From 15 to 21 November, 20 Russian fishing vessels fished for pelagic fish species. Including 18 vessels - in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Russia, two - on the high seas.
Currently, there are 13 Russian vessels in the sardine and mackerel fishery, and 2 vessels in the saury.
The fishery for Ivasi and mackerel sardines is carried out within the (EEZ) of Russia in the South Kuril Strait and south of the island. Shikotan. Some vessels moved to the Japanese EEZ for fishing according to quotas allocated within the framework of international treaties. The situation in the saury fishery remains unstable. The search and fishing was carried out in the frontal zones of the northern subarctic front outside the Russian EEZ.
Source: Press Service of the Federal Agency for Fishery
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