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Salmons hanged for drying in the Russian Federation © Vladimir Filonov / WWF

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Salmons hanged for drying in the Russian Federation © Vladimir Filonov / WWF

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Published 13th November 2007

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Russian Salmon figures don’t add up—TRAFFIC / WWF

Cambridge, UK, 13 November 2007—East Asian countries are importing between 50 and 90% more Russian Sockeye salmon than Russia is reporting as caught, according to a new report from TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, and WWF.

Trading tails: Linkages between Russian salmon fisheries and East Asian markets

Report author(s):
Shelley Clarke

Publication date:
November 2007