our fish

pacific

sardine

Sardinops melanostictus / Sardinops du Japon /Pilchard / Sardina oceanica / Сардина иваси / 太平洋沙丁鱼 / マイワシ

Coast pelagic and migratory, pacific sardine forms large schools. Pacific sardine prefers warm waters (8-20°), i.e. its habitat area varies depending on a season. Under extreme conditions when the temperature drops rapidly down to 5-6°within a couple of hours pacific sardine may perish in big quantities.

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Our fishing grounds

We catch our Pacific sardine in the South Kuril Islands, all year-round, FAO area 61.

Fishing method

Pacific sardine is caught with mid-water pelagic trawl (OTM).

Catch

Annual catch of Pacific sardine has been as follows: 
2010 | 205,231 MT
2011 | 318,447 MT
2012 | 268,622 MT
2013 | 360,127 MT
2014 | 347,118 MT
2015 | 460,229 MT
2016 | 529,477 MT
2017 | 650,324 MT
2018 | 547,000 MT E
2019 | 575,000 MT E
2020 | 591,000 MT E
E=Expected
Source: FAO, PFF

Nutritional and packaging information

Composition of food per 100g edible portion

Water
61,4 g
Total lipid (fat)
17 g
Calories
209 kcal
Omega 3
2 mg
Protein
14 g

Pacific Sardine

WR

Block frozen packed
2x10 kg or 2x11 kg
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