HB Grandi Says Japan's Roe Market Could Benefit as Iceland Raises Capelin Quota to 299,000 MT
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - February 15, 2017
Iceland’s Ministry of Fisheries raised its commercial capelin quota to 299,000 metric tons, which is a sharply higher quota compared to last year.
In January, an assessment of Iceland’s capelin fishery by the Marine Research Institute said the stock could support a total quota of 57,000 metric tons.
However, the January survey was conducted during poor weather with sea ice covering the survey area. Except for the need to spawn in relatively warm waters, capelin is a pure cold-water species...
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