Salmon season in Russia off to strong start

Published on
July 27, 2021
Russian fishers haul in salmon catch via net.

As of 19 July, two months into Russia’s salmon season that started on 1 June, 91,000 metric tons (MT) of the species were caught – 2.4 times more than in the corresponding period of 2020 but 19 percent less than in 2019, Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries said …

Photo courtesy of Konstantin Baidin/Shutterstock 

Reporting from Saint Petersburg, Russia

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