Aquaculture Presents a Growing Conflict for Sushi Lovers


Aquaculture Presents a Growing Conflict for Sushi Lovers


This collection has a group of articles all discussing the dangers of overfishing and how they relate to the Tuna used in may sushi restaurants, including Sukiyabashi Jiro, Jiro Ono's world famous sushi restaurant and the center of this documentary.

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The first article, titled “Supply-Side Sushi: Commodity, Market, and the Global City” touches upon the topic of sushi globalization. Atlantic Bluefin Tuna has been solely focused on Japanese consumption because there is no market for Bluefin Tuna in…

The second article, titled “Aquaculture: Fishing for Trouble” focuses more on the environmental aspect of the over exploitation of Tuna in both the U.S. and Japan. In the U.S. and Mexico, many have created fish farms or pens in the waters near the…

The third article titled “Persevering Researchers Make a Splash with Farm Bred Tuna” discusses Japanese researchers’ attempts to breed Bluefin Tuna in Tuna Farms off the coast of Japan. This is in order to supply farm bred tuna to seafood markets and…
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