Oncorhynchus gorbuscha in Russia
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Occurrence native
Importance commercial Ref. Dgebuadze, Y.Y., 2016
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Has been reported in the lower reaches of the Amguena, Kolyma and Indigirka Rivers. Occurs in the Amur River (Ref. 26334). Known from Peter the Great Bay to the Lena River (Ref. 1998), Sakhalin and the maritime province of Siberia and Kamchatka peninsula (Ref. 12218). This has been translocated to areas within the country for stocking in open waters. It has rapidly expanded its range and may now be widely established in the country (Ref. 45022). Has been periodically introduced into the rivers flowing into the Barents and White Seas. In 1956-78, over 200 million eggs were shipped from Sakhalin Islands to Kola Peninsula (Murmansk region) and White Sea; now established in that area (Ref. 59043). Also Ref. 27436, 12218, 27681, 37812, 43202, 55804, 96339, 119200.


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