Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, said it would release more than 10,000 tons of contaminated water that was about 100 times more radioactive than legal limits.
Bluefin Tuna in Action
“Bluefin tuna from the northern Pacific Ocean travel south from Canada to Guam first, then to the Philippines and Taiwan before turning north to Japan,” stated Pingtung County Commissioner Tsao Chi-hung
Northern shrimp are hauled aboard a shrimp boat. (Credit: Aldric D’Eon, Read More>>>)
The tiny creatures, eaten in shrimp rolls and shrimp salad, occupy a pivotal role in the oceanic food chain and may serve as early indicators.