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International catch documentation plan eyed for Pacific bluefin tuna

Aug 21, 2018

International catch documentation plan eyed for Pacific bluefin tuna

Japan and other major fishing countries will likely introduce an international documentation system to better keep track of Pacific bluefin tuna catches as a step against overfishing, sources said Tuesday. The documentation plan is designed to certify fishing ports and methods to prevent illegal fishing ...

Nov 26, 2017

Tuna panel decision draws mixed reactions in Japan

An international panel's decision to lift the ceiling on bluefin catches in the eastern Atlantic Ocean has drawn mixed reactions in Japan, with wholesalers welcoming the prospect of activated trading and tuna farmers concerned over fiercer competition. At an annual meeting in Morocco through Tuesday, ...

Increase in Atlantic Bluefin tuna catches top ICCAT agenda

Nov 15, 2017

Increase in Atlantic Bluefin tuna catches top ICCAT agenda

Nations from around the Atlantic and Mediterranean are starting to assess how much more of the prized Bluefin tuna can be caught in the next years amid signs stocks of the iconic fish are continuing to recover. The 50-nation International Commission for the Conservation of ...

Firms promote Japanese cuisine at export fair in Chiba

Oct 11, 2017

Firms promote Japanese cuisine at export fair in Chiba

A three-day trade show featuring Japanese food opened Wednesday in Chiba, aiming to help expand exports of farm and fisheries products at a time when washoku (Japanese cuisine) is gaining popularity overseas among health-conscious consumers. More than 1,000 buyers from 66 countries and regions are ...