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.