Japanese bluefin tuna market facing unexpectedly sluggish demand

Business Aug 13, 2019

Japanese bluefin tuna market facing unexpectedly sluggish demand

Demand for bluefin tuna caught in the Tsugaru Strait in northeastern Japan, including the usually popular Oma brand, has been unexpectedly sluggish this year, posing a headache for wholesale dealers at Tokyo's Toyosu fish market. This year, most bluefin tuna caught from the strait have ...

Japan to propose larger quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna

National Jul 20, 2019

Japan to propose larger quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna

Japan plans to propose an expansion of catch quotas for bluefin tuna in the Pacific Ocean at an international meeting in the United States in September, informed sources have said. The move comes amid the recovery of bluefin tuna stocks thanks in part to past ...