Fish and Fukushima

The largest-ever discharge of radionuclides into the ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor meltdown in 2011 prompted many health concerns. However, as we described in our Read More…

The latest tuna fad

  Similar to bugs buzzing around a light in the dark, fish will flock to a floating object or structure in the vast emptiness of the open Read More…

Bluefin tuna becoming a rare delicacy

Bluefin tuna are prized for their flesh in Japanese markets and are used for making popular foods such as sushi and sashimi. In some Tokyo fish markets Read More…

Pura Vida

Costa Rica is a beautiful Central American country with important marine commercial and sport fisheries. The majority of commercial fisheries are located on the Pacific side of Read More…

Appetite for tuna

Japan has an insatiable appetite for tuna and other seafood, accounting for 45% of total global seafood consumption each year. Much of it passes through the Tsukiji Read More…