Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Mercury Rising

Boaters may be crying over surging fuel prices, but if fish could smile, they certainly would.

In Tokyo, Japan, the tuna fishing cooperative union may decide to stop approximately eighty fishing boats from pursuing big eye and yellow fin tuna, two staples of sushi bars. The high fuel prices combined with the already-depleted population of tuna virtually eliminate any possibility of garnering a profit. The fishermen would be advised to cease their journey to the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

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