the Volume of catch fish during the salmon season in Kamchatka was the worst in the last ten years. This was stated by acting Minister of fisheries of the region Andrey Zditovetsky, RIA Novosti reported.

He described the situation as a failure and the catch, and prognosis, and the cause of this error is unknown, it is still necessary to understand the specialists.

“about 80 thousand tonnes of forecast of pink salmon returns on the East coast did not materialize, and today the catch was only about 14 thousand tons”, — explained the official. According to him, the main problem is related to the situation on the East coast of the Peninsula.

Zditovetsky sure what to say about the expediency of reviving scientific monitoring. If scientific observation were carried out on the approaches to the Peninsula, the plan could quickly adjust, and the industry would have avoided significant costs.

Forecasts for Putin this year was lower than the previous — about 240 thousand tons of Pacific salmon versus 378 thousand tons in 2019, and 500 thousand in 2018.

Earlier, the head of the information Agency on fisheries Alexander Saveliev said that salmon caviar is sold only in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, and the rest of the world it is useless.