The State Fishing Agency reports a decline in fish catch in Ukrainian water basins (inland water basins and seas) in January-September by 13.9% YoY, to 35,200 tons.
Fish catch in the Black Sea remained unchanged at 3,900 tons. Some 13,900 tons of fish was caught in the Azov Sea (down by 31%).
Fish catch in inland waters grew by 3.9%, to 17,400 tons, while industrial catch fell by 1.5%, to 10,100 tons.
Catch in ocean rose by 8.1%, to 7,900 tons. Ukraine also resumed Antarctic krill catch in the Antarctic.
The agency said that in January-September fish catch grew in some regions of Ukraine, in particular, in Kharkiv region 2.2-fold, Volyn region – 1.6-fold and Zhytomyr region – 1.1-fold. (Interfax-Ukraine/Business World Magazine)