Japan: December Imported Fresh Tuna Down 81.1% at Toyosu Market
In December 2021, the number of imported fresh tuna in the Toyosu Market in Tokyo, compiled by Jiji Press, dropped by 81.1% from the same month the previous year to 132 from 697. The arrival of bigeye tuna completely diminished, wild southern bluefin tuna disappeared for the second consecutive year, and the number of farmed bluefin tuna from Mexico decreased sharply, reported Suisan Keizai.
The number of bluefin tuna, which was 673 in the same month of the previous year, decreased significantly by 80.4%. The number of farmed fish from...
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