Imports of Pacific Cod, Atka Mackerel Increase from Russia, Habitat May Have Moved From Alaska
Importers of frozen cod and Atka mackerel are shifting from the United States, such as Alaska, to Russia. In addition to the low prices, Russian processors are expanding processing Atka mackerel for the Japanese market, and cod is likely to improve quality and increase volume due to changes in the fish habitat.
"Russia's Atka mackerel catch quota is about 20,000 tons. It was produced in the round for domestic consumption, exported to South Korea and China for processing...
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