Our mission

The Sakhalin taimen - pride of our nature, a symbol of protection of water ecosystems and bioresources, a valuable component of sustainable development of the region. Our mission - to increase knowledge and to involve people in studying, restoration and preservation of populations of this unique fish.


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Catch-and-release principal

Gennady Yuryevich Zharkov, President of the Noncommercial  Partnership “Russian Salmon” about the catch-and-release principle:

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Simpatry of Sakhalin and Siberian taimens

The rivers of Sakhalin Northwest - the only thing in the world the place of simpatry Sakhalin and Siberian taimens.

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National names

The Sakhalin Ainu called the Sakhalin taimen of "Chirai", Hokkaido - "Obirame", Nivkhs - "Goy", Japanese - "Ito".

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Mikhail Skopets's seminars

This winter ichthyologist, specialist in sports fishing and fishing tourism Mikhail Skopets holds seminars on "Taimens: biology, catching, protection". Seminars are intended for the tour operators offering fishing tours, guides and also for all fans of catching on artificial fly.

Seminars take place with assistance of Russian Salmon non-profit

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Natural park will be!

Sergey Makeev and Mikhail Skopets visited the deputy minister of forest and hunting economy of the Sakhalin region Dudarev D. V. At a meeting there was also a head of department of OOPT Chernyavskaya E.G.

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First serious scientific work about Sakhalin taimen

The very first serious scientific work about Sakhalin taimen, except for fragmets in lists of fishes of Berg (1916, 1948), Taranets (1937)? Nikolsky (1950) is found and posted on the website in the section "Reports".

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