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    Japan sees extremely poor eel catch, prices soar

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prices of juvenile eels have surged to their highest levels amid extremely poor catches so far this year, likely leading to an unprecedented third straight year of bad hauls and prompting the government to eye meeting local authorities and experts soon for countermeasures, Kyodo News learned Monday.

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm052000c.html

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    Re: Japan - Japan sees extremely poor eel catch, prices soar

    Another poor catch, another summer of rising eel prices

    A fax hanging inside the entrance at one of Tokie Kuzuoka’s restaurants is intended as a plea to customers to accept the higher prices charged for eel dishes.
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    Kanda Kikukawa's Hibiya branch in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, informs customers why prices have already gone up three times this year. (The Asahi Shimbun)
    http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_...AJ201203100005

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