The fact whale meat collected for scientific research was later sold domestically fuelled speculation that it was merely commercial whaling in disguise.
But it also exploited a loophole in the body's rules to carry out highly controversial hunts of whales in protected Antarctic waters under the banner of "scientific research".
The city only has one restaurant that specialises in whale meat, which is owned by Junko Kojima.
On the present time Eastern whaling vessels enviornment cruise to hunt whales commercially for the first time in additional than three a long time.
Past year alone, Japan killed 333 minke whales in the Southern Ocean in the name of science. "Japan must return [to the IWC] and defend the principle of sustainable resource management", defended Masayuki Komatsu, who in the past was a negotiator at the global level.
Today, about 4 000-5 000 tonnes are supplied in Japan annually, or 30-40g of whale meat per person a year, Fisheries Agency officials say.
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The research whaling programme lost money for years - 1.6 billion yen (£11.8 million) in the last year alone.
"We continue to urge Japan to return to the convention and the commission as a matter of priority".
The World Broad Fund for Nature estimates as regards to 32,000 whales were killed by whaling which potential that of the moratorium used to be imposed. The five smaller ships will hunt Minke, Baird's beaked whales and other species closer to the coast.
They will hunt in Japanese waters for three sorts of whales: minke, sei and Bryde's. A year ago alone, Japan's whaling program lost $15 million.
The town is also known for dolphin hunts because of the documentary film The Cove.
"We were able to catch a good whale".
It acknowledged the commercial hunts will doubtless be exiguous to Japan's territorial waters and its 200-mile unfamiliar financial zone. "We are excited about the resumption of fishing", said Yoshifumi Kai, president of a fishermen's association.
He told the ABC that the Japanese government was aware of Australia's objections but it is understood Mr Morrison did not raise the issue with Mr Abe at the G20. However, some people want to preserve a tradition still anchored in a part of the population, especially the elderly, who remember that the whale was their only important source of proteins in the postwar period. Unless Japan's taste for whale meat radically increases, they believe the cost of the whaling program will eventually lead to its natural end.
Ultimately, the resumption of traditional whaling may end up saving large government subsidies and the lives of many whales, experts say. As Patrick Ramage of the Worldwide Fund for Animal Welfare, a conservation charity, now advised the Linked Press, "what we are seeing is the starting place of the quit of Eastern whaling". "The world opposes killing whales, but you can say the same thing about numerous animals bred on land and killed for food".
Amid worldwide criticism, several vessels left ports across the nation for the first for-profit hunt in 30 years.
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