What New International Restrictions on Seafood Mean for Japan
June 27, 2007 - Newsweek (Japan)
English language version of Newsweek (Japan), Pages 40-42
Ellen K. Pikitch, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Pew Institute for Ocean Science
That Japan is a nation of seafood lovers is well-known, with per-capita consumption ranking ninth globally. But a perhaps less familiar fact is that nearly half of the seafood consumed in Japan is caught elsewhere in the world, outside the Japanese EEZ.
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