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Keywords: state committee on fishery | fishery inspection | fishing | anchors: 2 (crossed) | canton: national flag | pinro | пинро | perseus | stars: 7 (white) | star: 5 points (white) |
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State committee on fishery

fisheries flag
image by Nikolay Khimenkov, 07 Jun 1999

I seem to remember a trangular pennant with two fish and hammer and sickle as the soviet fisheries flag. Does this flag is supposed to superseed that pennant? Or it is used in some other way?
Željko Heimer, 14 Jun 1999

Is this flag used as ensign on fishery inspection vessels?
Armand du Payrat, 15 Jun 1999

I saw this flag on office building. I do not know anything about use of this flag at sea.
Nikolay Khimenkov, 15 Jun 1999

PINRO - Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography
Полярный научно-исследовательский институт морского рыбного хозяйства и океанографии им. Н. М. Книповича | Polârnyĭ nauĉno-issledovatelhskiĭ institut morskogo rybnogo qozâĭstva i okeanografii im. N. M. Knipoviĉa

Pinro flag
image by António Martins, 06 May 2006

At their website, Pinro presents itself as the Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography, originally a Soviet scientific state institute.

The flag image in their logo on line may be no more than a flagoid: I suspect that the fluttering arrangement means to match the position of the stars in Perseus constellation, based on the name of the first ship operated by Pinro.

Or maybe it is a real flag: Blue flag with seven white five-point regular stars poiting up, arranged to match approximately the seven larget magnitude stars of Perseus (alpha to eta Persei), with white vertical stripe at the hoist (approx. 1/6th of the flag’s width) with black cyrillic sans-serif capitals stacked vertically to read "Pinro".

António Martins, 06 May 2006