HAMBURG, Germany -- A forecast presented during the Groundfish Forum suggests wild whitefish supply will increase around 1% in 2017, to 8.566 million metric tons.

The forecast, seem by Undercurrent News, suggests Russia’s pollock catches will stay at 1.70m metric tons, but that the US take will drop marginally from 1.51m to 1.50m.

Japan’s pollock take is forecast to be steady, at 290,000t, according to the document, presented every year at the annual meeting of top executives from the whitefish sector.
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