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Fishing restrictions set for Nenets Autonomous Area indigenous peoples
© RIA Novosti. Vladimir Sergeev

Fishing restrictions set for Nenets Autonomous Area indigenous peoples

Fishing restrictions have been set for indigenous minorities of the North in the Nenets Autonomous Area in 2016. A directive to this effect was signed by Head of the Nenets Autonomous Area's Department of Natural Resources, Environment and Agro-industrial Complex Oleg Belak, the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far East reported citing the department's press service.

According to the document, the total tax-free amount of water biological resources per person per calendar year will amount to 112 kg in the Pechora River and 115 kg in other water bodies.

Indigenous minorities of the North enjoy the right to amateur and commercial fishing that exceeds the set limits.