Season A 2018 of Pollock fishery was record-high in terms of the coverage and scope of fishery monitoring activities (total number of observers, processed and analyzed fishing operations, performed biological tests of pollock and by-catch species) compared with preceding years.
KamchatNIRO specialists have published report providing overview on the Sea of Okhotsk pollock fishing season A of 2018.
On October 06, 2017, at the General meeting of Pollock Catchers Association the membership companies discussed the program of scientific observers’ allocation for the period of 2018 Sea of Okhotsk Pollock Expedition.
A report on an integrated survey performed by the Professor Kaganovsky research vessel in South Kuril area and in the Sea of Okhotsk in the spring of 2017 was presented in TINRO-Center.
TINRO-Center scientists sampled and sampled 5,600+ pollock individual species, 1,000+ herring individuals and nearly 1,000 by-catch species for biological analysis during fishing season A-2017 in the Sea of Okhotsk.
One of the largest-scale Russian fisheries - pollock fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk - was in process from January 01 to March 31 in the northern part of the Sea of Okhotsk within West Kamchatka (61.05.2) and Kamchatka-Kuril (61.05.4) sub-zones and from January 01 to April 09 in the North Sea of Okhotsk sub-zone (61.05.1).
On December 5-6, session of Pollock Scientific Council was held in TINRO-Center, Vladivostok. Specialists of Far-East fishery research institutes and VNIRO, Moscow reviewed and discussed Pollock stock status, coordination of stock surveys in 2016-2017, and TAC advice for 2018.
TINRO-Center scientists discussed and exchanged data on status of aquatic bioresources with the US colleagues at the 27th session of the Russia-U.S. Intergovernmental Consultative Committee on Fisheries (ICC) held in Vladivostok on September 27-28.
TINRO-Center reported on results of large-scale fish stocks survey expedition of the Russian Far East fishing areas held in April-June 2016.
KacmhatNIRO specialists published their overview on recent pollock fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk. According to them, fishing season of 2016 proved that the Sea of Okhotsk pollock stocks are in good condition.