13.10.2017 – PCA discussed the plan of scientific observers’ allocation for the period of 2018 Sea of Okhotsk Pollock expedition
On October 06, 2017, at the General meeting of Pollock Catchers Association the membership companies discussed the program of scientific observers’ allocation for the period of 2018 Sea of Okhotsk Pollock Expedition.
07.02.2016 – Information on radiation safety of aquatic biological resources of the Far Eastern Fishery Basin
In 2015, research vessels of FSBSI TINRO-Center (Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution Pacific Research Fisheries Center) organized 7 expeditions to conduct annual observations of the radiological environment in the fishing grounds of the Far Eastern Fishery Basin.
10.08.2015 – Pollock Catchers Association and TINRO launch observers training program for Pollock fisheries
Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) and Pacific Scientific Research Fisheries Centre (TINRO) have signed a contract to work out improvement actions for monitoring and observation program aimed at increasing scientific observer coverage of Sea of Okhotsk pollock fishery.
17.04.2015 – PCA brings Navarinsky Pollock Sustainability Program into action
As it was announced in January 2015, PCA has designed Sustainability Development Program for the Navarinsky Pollock Fishery in the West Bering Sea and aimed at having the fishery certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
20.03.2015 – Round table on the sustainability of the Russian pollock took place in Boston
On the 15th of March, at the international fishery exibition (Seafood Expo North America) in Boston, a round table on sustainability of the Russian Far East whitefish fisheries, which was organized by environmental organization Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) was hosted.
11.02.2015 – PCA launched a research programme on sea birds and mammals by-catch in the Sea of Okhotsk mid-water trawl Pollock fishery
Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) and Kamchatka office of Pacific Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science have launched a research programme on monitoring of interaction and occasional by-catch of sea mammals and birds in the mid-water trawl pollock fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk.
26.01.2015 – PCA launches new drive to certify the Navarinsky Pollock fishery in the West Bering Sea to MSC standard
he Russian Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) is able to announce that it has been working on the launch of a new 3 year Navarinsky Pollock Fishery Sustainability Program for the Navarinsky Mid-water Trawl Pollock Fishery which are aimed at having the fishery certified to the Marine Stewardship Council certification.
17.10.2014 – PCA spoke about Sea of Okhotsk Pollock fishery improvements at the Russian Pollock Sustainability Alliance meeting
On October 16th, the Russian Pollock Sustainability Alliance held a meeting at the Groundfish Forum in Rome.
10.08.2014 – PCA supports scientific researches on Sea of Okhotsk Pollock stock modeling
According to the agreement between PCA and Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (KamchatNIRO), Kamchatka scientists will undertake research focused on two subjects: “Analysis of efficiency of the pollock fishery strategy in North Sea of Okhotsk” and “Uncertainty considerations for pollock stock assessment and TAC planning the North Sea of Okhotsk”.
10.08.2014 – PCA launched research program on sea mammals interaction with the Sea of Okhotsk Pollock fishery
The researches has been started in accordance with the Plan for Sea of Okhotsk Pollock Fishery Improvement and are the first stage of a large-scale program on assessment of pollock trawling fishery effects on the Sea of Okhotsk ecosystem.