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Japan's fisheries agency to cut bluefin tuna catch by half Beginning in 2015, the agency will reduce the...

Japan's fisheries agency to cut bluefin tuna catch by half Beginning in 2015, the agency will reduce the...

JAPAN - The Fisheries Agency has decided to dramatically cut the nation's catch of immature Pacific bluefin tuna, in a bid to replenish the rapidly falling population of the prized fish. Beginning in 2015, the agency will reduce the allowed catch of bluefin tuna that are 3 years old or younger-too young to spawn-by 50 per cent from the average in 2002-04. Immature Pacific bluefin tuna are referred to by names including "mejimaguro" and "yokowa," and are popular among mass marketers as a comparatively inexpensive tuna. Prices may rise if catches are sharply reduced. The number of adult bluefin tuna capable of spawning has been falling year by year due to overfishing. Experts have said they may drop below the record low recorded in the 1980s of about 18,000 tons. Last December, Japan, the United States and other members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission...

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