Prices for pollock from Russia are up after the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) designated the fishery as sustainable — but what’s good for Russia’s share of the world’s largest fishery is not as good for the Alaska side of the equation.

“People are complaining a lot. I know there was a lot of complaining at the [Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute] meeting in October in Anchorage, a lot of moaning and groaning about the price of roe. Too low. The only thing you’re going to get from…