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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on fishing

Human factors making Japan to be the leading nation in fishing

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Human Factors making Japan to be the leading nation in fishing
-High technology such as large ships with refrigeration and processing facilities which carry large stocks and enable fishermen to carry out fishing in deep seas and over long periods and equipment to detect where there are abundant fish.
-Large market for fish due to fish being a popular meal, population being large and with a high purchasing power.
-Fish farming is carried out in the fresh waters and dams which are intensively managed allowing maximum returns.
-Fish marketing is done through co-operatives which advance loans to fishermen to improve and expand their fishing.