Iwashi sardine (photo: Stockfile)
The production of pelagic fish species exceeded the level of 2019 by 100%
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 09:00 (GMT + 9)
According to the FSBI CSMS, the total catch of ivasi sardines, mackerel and saury by Russian users as of October 25, 2020 amounted to 264.9 thousand tons, which is 133 thousand tons more than the level of the same period of 2019 (200.8%).
Production volume, pelagic fish species, ivashi, mackerel, saury
In the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Russia, the catch amounted to 249.8 thousand tons (+119.9 thousand or 192.3% of the level of 2019), 2.8 thousand tons were harvested in the open sea, in the EEZ of Japan - 12 , 4 thousand tons.
The main share of the catch for the current period is Iwashi sardine - 237.8 thousand tons (+119.4 thousand tons), the catch of mackerel - 26.8 thousand tons (+15.2 thousand tons). The saury catch is a little over 312 tons.
In the period from October 19 to October 25, 2020, 59 fishing vessels of the fishing fleet of the Russian Federation carried out the fishery for pelagic fish species.
Source: Press Service of the Federal Agency for Fishery