Hokkaido Scallop Landings Down over 30% this Past Year, with Further Decline Expected in 2016
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Japan Reports] Hokkaido - May 11 2016
The scallop catch in Hokkaido has plunged more than 30% in the 2015 fishing year, (ending March 31st). At the same time prices remain high backed by strong demand overseas.
Scallop landings have been declining in Hokkaido.
Landings in fiscal 2015 ended in March 2016, as compiled by the Hokkaido Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations, totaled 333,252 tons, down 31% from fiscal 2014, the year that...
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