Hokkaido Scallop Fishery in Okhotsk Sea Projects More Than 300,000 Tons for the New Season
The new season of the scallop fishery in the Okhotsk region of Hokkaido, which starts in March, is expected to land more than 300,000 tons. From 2019, it will maintain a high level of 300,000 tons for five consecutive years. However, some officials of fishery cooperatives voiced concerns about the blizzard's impact on the scallop fishing grounds in late December last year, and Suisan Keizai reports that there are uncertainties.
A Suisan Keizai reporter asked each fishery cooperative from Soya to Abashiri (12 fishery cooperatives)...
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