YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, April 4 – RIA Novosti. The shores of Sakhalin on Sunday morning were strewn with Pacific herring, the phenomenon is observed when the fish go to spawn, said the head of the Sakhalin Environmental Watch Dmitry Lisitsyn.
“The first shoals of the Sakhalin-Hokkaid herring of the Pacific herring have begun to spawn on the south-western coast of Sakhalin, in the Kholmsk region. As is often the case with dense approaches, some of the fish are thrown ashore,” Lisitsyn wrote on Instagram.
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According to him, thanks to this phenomenon, it is clear that signs of recovery of stocks of this previously undermined population remain. The spawning run has just begun.