The oyster harvest was washed away by the rain, is the Russian market facing a shortage of shellfish?

Fresh Oyster
Published Sep 7, 2023

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The oyster market volume in 2022 was around 5 thousand tons, with the majority coming from the Primorsky Territory. The industry suffered damage due to typhoons, reducing the domestic market to less than 3 thousand tons, and other countries cannot compensate for the loss. While some areas in Primorye were affected, not all farms in the Far East were, so there is hope for regular and high-quality oyster supplies, although there may be a shortage in September leading to potential price increases.
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In 2022, the oyster market volume was approximately 5 thousand tons. According to Rosrybolovstvo, the main part fell precisely in the Primorsky Territory. Other manufacturers, neither Russian nor foreign, even taken together, will be able to replace such a supplier, Alexander Yezhel, founder of the Zhemchuzhina group of companies, emphasized: If there are no typhoons in the next three years, then the coastal population will recover. It was not yet possible to explore the distant banks, because the water is muddy, and divers have not yet been able to inspect the seabed and assess the damage. But overall the industry suffered for the next 36 months. In particular, the domestic market will receive less than 3 thousand tons, and there is nothing to compensate for this volume. Mauritania, Morocco and other countries will not be able to supply products to the Russian market in the required quantity. Also, according to RBC sources, scallop plantations were also damaged. Meanwhile, the ...
Source: Fishretail
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