Chukotka on 426 tons increase the quota for the catch of salmon in the fishing season compared to 2017

TASS, may 15. North-Eastern territorial administration of Federal Agency for fisheries identified for catch in the Chukotka Autonomous district in the current Putin 4670 thousand tons of red fish. Compared to the previous year, the volume of catch increased by 426 tons, told TASS on Tuesday in a press-Department service.

“Initially, Chukotka, according to the employees of the TINRO-Center, highlighted the limits 4440 tons. Later they were increased by 230 tons, and got a final figure of 4 million 670 thousand tons. Last year the total figure of catch salmon in Chukotka in Putin amounted to 4 million 244 thousand tons, the increase was 426 tons”, – noted in press service.

The current quota will be distributed between industrial fishing, traditional fishing and sports-recreational fishing. Traditionally, most of the quota goes to two of the state enterprise “Chukotka wholesale trade” and “Cuatrimotos”. It is noted that for

Chukotka is a significant increase compared to the previous year.

Salmon fishing season starts in Chukotka, the first of June. Just this year the catch limits of red fish in the seas of far East pool amount to 450 thousand tons. Most current summer will be caught in Kamchatka – 294 thousand tons. There is expected to be the record of Putin for many years.