Pacific economies begin talks in Tokyo on regional saury fishing

National Jul 16, 2019

Pacific economies begin talks in Tokyo on regional saury fishing

Japan and seven other Pacific economies started discussions in Tokyo on Tuesday on saury fishing regulations in the northern Pacific. During the annual meeting of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC), which runs through Thursday, Japan hopes to get all eight member economies to agree ...

Japan's saury catch expected to remain low for fourth year

National Jul 31, 2018

Japan's saury catch expected to remain low for fourth year

Japan's saury catches this season are expected to remain low for the fourth straight year, sources said on Monday. The downbeat estimate is based on a recent survey by the Fisheries Agency. The expected low number of catches reflects a decline in saury stocks and a ...

Editorials Sep 14, 2017

Catch quotas for Pacific saury

If Japan wants other countries to observe internationally agreed regulations on the fishing of bluefin tuna, Pacific saury and chub mackerel, it must set an example by following them itself.