Q&A with Ilya Shestakov, Russia’s Federal Fisheries Agency head
SeafoodSource spoke with Ilya Shestakov, head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries, at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium on 24 April.
SeafoodSource: Can you give an overview of how Russia performed in regard to seafood production in 2017?
Shestakov: In 2017, the volume of catch was 4.9 million tons, and the volume of aquaculture … was 220,000 tons. The main species for wild catch was pollock, with Far East [the l…