Sockeye salmons Oncorhynchus nerka © Michel Roggo / WWF

Illegal salmon in Kamchatka

Sockeye salmons Oncorhynchus nerka © Michel Roggo / WWF


Published 29 January 2009


Illegal salmon pays the bills in Kamchatka

Vladivostock, Russia, 29 January 2009—Villagers in the Kamchatka peninsula are reliant on poaching salmon as almost their sole source of income, finds a new report launched today by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network and WWF-Russia.

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Pacific salmon fishing at Kamchatka

Report author(s):
N. A. Dronova, V. A. Spiridonov

Publication date:
January 2009


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