Global Whitefish Supply Predicted to Decline Slightly in 2017; Led by Atlantic Cod
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton October 12, 2016
The Groundfish Forum, currently being held in Hamburg, Germany, heard that groundfish supplies will largely continue to be stable, with the primary exception of Atlantic cod.
Barents Sea Atlantic cod, harvested by Norway and Russia, will decline 11% as there has been lower recruitment to the fishery. However, the fluctuations in Barents Sea cod are considered to be within the normal high stock range and do not suggest a change in the productivity or health of the robust cod stock...
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