President Joe Biden's ban on Russian seafood imports, a response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, might have been a strong show of America's disapproval of Vladimir Putin's actions, but despite the steep reduction in direct imports of cod from the country, the market has quickly adjusted.

In addition to plentiful supply from other North Atlantic harvesting countries such as Iceland and Norway, the US ban, which went into effect in June, still doesn't have the language necessary to prevent Russian-origin from being reprocessed in China and sold into the United States, Buffalo, New York-based Arctic Fisheries President Michael Kotok told IntraFish.