BC Roe Herring Production Highest in Ten Years; Despite quota not Being Caught
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] April 7, 2017
A summary of the BC sac roe herring fishery shows that landings are close to the level of 2006, when over 25,000 tons were caught.
The total catch towards through March 20th was 22,400 tons, with harvest from BC's Gulf region the largest in recent years.
Sac roe herring catch in British Columbia totaled 22,400 tons as of March 20, with that from the Gulf region registering the largest volume in recent years.
Total catch represented 72.6% of the 30,900 ton quota. This indicates, according to some Japanese buyers, a broad recovery in the herring stock from the low point of 2010.
But a source knowledgeable
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