Whale Meat On Sale At Karato Fish Market , Shimonoseki , Japan . Japan Continues ...
Stockphoto ID: 2000013
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Whale meat on sale at Karato fish market , Shimonoseki , Japan . Japan continues its whaling operations in the face of international opposition . Breaches of the letter of international treaties are avoided by saying that the whaling is being carried out for " scientific purposes " . Shimonoseki is at the western tip of the island of Honshu , and is in Yamaguchi Prefecture .