ABSTRACT. This work presents the mean wholesale prices of commercial fish and the mean prices of stocking material used in 2019 by entities licensed to conduct fisheries in the waters of lake fisheries districts—lakes, rivers, and dam reservoirs. The prices were calculated based on information obtained through survey questionnaires from 49 entities exploiting a total of 195,501 ha of these waters. Comparisons of commercial fish prices from 2019 with the results of studies in 2017 indicated increased prices for 10 of the 19 fish species and assortments, or sizes, analyzed. The fish species and sizes for which more than 50% of respondents provided prices were designated as those that were most frequently caught. These included eel, Anguilla anguilla, vendace Coregonus albula, pikeperch, Sander lucioperca, pike, Esox lucius, tench, Tinca tinca, crucian carp, Carassius carassius, perch, Perca fluviatilis, size DS (large/medium), common bream, Abramis brama, sizes D and S (large and medium), common roach, Rutilus rutilus, sizes S and M (medium and small). In comparison to 23 prices for stocking material types in 2017, prices in 2019 increased for 15, while they were lower for seven. The most frequently used types of stocking material, which more than 50% of respondents reported, were reared eel, vendace and pike larvae, pike fall fingerlings, pikeperch summer fry, and 2+ tench and carp, Cyprinus carpio. These were the species and types of stocking material that were most frequently released into the the waters of lakes, rivers, and dam reservoirs.
Key words: commercial fish prices, stocking material prices, inland fisheries management
Przyjęto po recenzji 8.04.2020 r.