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.
Results of the pollock fishing season in the Sea of Okhotsk in 2017: view of KamchatNIRO specialists
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.
Russia-U.S. Intergovernmental Consultative Committee on fisheries discussed pollock stock assessment in the Bering Sea
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.
During first six month of 2015 all the import of aquatic biological resources, which includes such elements as fish and seafood declaring, was carried out by law.
The important stage of scientific field work 2015 is finished in the SakhNIRO institute. Ichthyoplankton surveys on the valuating of Pollock spawning effectiveness in the main areas of this important for fishery species parturiating were carried out by the shore of Sakhalin and Kuril Islands.
PCA launched research program on sea birds and mammals by-catch in the Sea of Okhotsk mid-water trawl Pollock fishery
The program launched by PCA in February 2015 is showing results and giving basis for the recommendations. The importance of the program is attributable to the specifics of interaction between marine mammals and birds and fishing fleet.
As it was announced in January 2015, PCA has designed Sustainability Development Program for the Navarinsky Pollock Fishery in the West Bering Sea and aimed at having the fishery certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.