Photo Gallery Thousands of Dead Sardines in Japan. The gallery photo above shows thousands of dead sardines dragged by the waves to the shoreline. This incident occurred on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Officials from the Japanese Fisheries Agency, Moriken, on Wednesday 13 December said that the death of thousands of fish on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido had nothing to do with the discharge of nuclear waste water.
According to Ken, authorities have confirmed that tritium in the sea off Fukushima is below detectable levels.
The insinuation that fish deaths are caused by nuclear processed wastewater is unfounded. Ken also added that the spread of unverified information could create an alarming situation. It was previously reported that thousands of tons of dead sardines and mackerel washed up on the coast of Northern Japan. This resulted in the closure of 1.5 KM of coastline around Toi Fishing Harbor, in southern Hokaido. Hokaido Island.
Officials estimate that at least 1000 tons of fish, mostly sardines and some mackerel, washed up on the beach on December 7. The cause behind the stranding of thousands of fish is still unknown.
While the number cannot be confirmed and is likely to increase. However, according to researchers at the Hokadate Fisheries Research Institute Takashi Fujioka, the timing of the incident coincided with the sardine migration season towards the south of Hokaido.
For your information, Japan began disposing of treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in August this year. And Japan’s activities have drawn criticism from several surrounding countries. The criticism came from China, and opposition parties in South Korea. As well as the Solomon Islands.
Beijing authorities reportedly banned imports of seafood from Japan, following plans to dispose of wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The Fukushima nuclear power plant has more than 1 million tons of treated wastewater to be disposed of in a process that lasts 30 years.
This was the impact of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan. The Fukushima nuclear power plant was forced to close after experiencing the largest nuclear accident since 1986 at Cernobil.