Russia’s aquaculture output climbed 15.6 percent in the first quarter year-on-year to 181,400 metric tons, according to the country’s federal fishery agency Rosrybolovstvo.

Farmed salmon and trout production jumped 28 percent to reach 70,100 metric tons, accounting for roughly 39 percent of the country's overall aquaculture production.

The farming of invertebrates such as oysters, mussels, scallops and other mollusks rose 13.5