Russia to Sell Crab Quotas Thru 2026 at Auction May 18th
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden April 12, 2017
The Russian Federal Fishery Agency (Rosrybolovstvo) has officially announced that it will hold an auction for the distribution of crab quotas in the Far Eastern fishing basin on May 18-19 of the current year. The auctions will allow companies to control crab quota through 2026.
The quotas will include all of the major crab species in particular species of king crab, helmet crab, and opilio crab in major crab-producing areas, such as the Primorye subarea, the South Kurile zone, Petropavlovsk-Komandorskaya subzone, and the Kamchatka-Kuril subzone.
Under the terms of the auction, crab catch in a particular region and subzone will be allowed to only those companies, which are registered within their boundaries...
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