The quota for large bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries, including the waters near Japan, has increased by 15%.

Combined with the already decided increase in the Atlantic Ocean, Japan's catch quota for next year will increase by nearly 1,200 tons, and it will be watched whether it will lead to a drop in prices.

An international conference to discuss resource management such as Pacific bluefin tuna, which is known as high-class sushi material such as Toro, will be held online until the 7th, and it is said that resources are recovering, and a large scale in the Midwest Pacific including the sea near Japan A formal agreement was reached to increase the bluefin tuna catch quota by 15%.



This will be the first increase in quota since 2015, when the current catch restrictions began.



This will increase the number of large bluefin tuna that Japan can catch in the Pacific Ocean by 732 tons next year, and the total catch quota will increase by 920 tons if measures are taken to transfer part of the catch quota for small tuna to large fish. Become.



Combined with the increase in the western Atlantic Ocean, which was decided last month, Japan's catch quota for next year will increase by nearly 1,200 tons, and it will be interesting to see if it will lead to a drop in prices.



On the other hand, at this conference, it was pointed out that resources are recovering but the amount is still small from several countries.



Japan, which consumes the largest amount of bluefin tuna in the world, is required to continue effective resource management.

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