Halfway done, Russia's salmon season hitting above-average catch levels

Published on
July 29, 2022
Russian Federal Agency for Fisheries Ilya Shestakov

Now entering the second half, Russia’s salmon season in the country’s Far Eastern region is posting better-than-expected numbers.

Russian harvesters had pulled in 63,000 metric tons (MT) of salmon through 18 July, according to the Russian Federal Agency for Fisheries, 2.3 times higher than what was caught in 2020, the most-recent comparable year, as Russian salmon runs come in two-year cycles. The catch also running higher than 2021 …

Photo courtesy of the Russian Federal Agency for Fisheries

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