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Russia to restrict pink salmon catches this year

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 4 weeks ago by Keith Worrall  49

Modified Apr 30th, 2019 at 2:42 PM

Russia to restrict pink salmon catches this year after last year overwhelmed refrigeration capacity

Russia could restrict salmon the pink salmon catch in domestic territorial waters this year, in an attempt to better protect domestic reserves, according to recent statements from 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 East. The new rules will officially come into force later this year and tighten control for salmon catches in domestic territorial waters.

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