Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo

Japan

Japan blames China, Taiwan for declining Pacific saury catch

  • Tokyo is planning to propose new quotas for the fish, considered an autumn delicacy, after its annual catch last year collapsed 30 per cent to a record low
  • A fisheries official says the decline is due to oceanic conditions and the presence of too many foreign fishing vessels in the northern Pacific

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Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
Saury on the grill at a festival for the fish in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
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