Russian Salmon on the priority list

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Hopefully the governments will soon realize that the salmon are worth more alive than dead, and help them by removing one of the biggest threats as they are returning to the rivers

The Russian Security Council has decided to confront Norway with the damage its commercial salmon fishing industry is doing to the future of Russia‘s wild Atlantic salmon stocks. The Russians have decided to make the issue a priority for discussion at the March 2013 meeting of the Norwegian-Russian intergovernmental commission.

NASF Chairman Orri Vigfússon said: “We are delighted to get support from this powerful Norwegian-Russian Commission. The coast of Norway is now the world´s most dangerous place for wild salmon and the problems caused by the lethal bent netting are being exported to Russia.”

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