JR West to Sell Tiger Puffer, Flatfish Farmed on Shore


Kyoto, Dec. 17 (Jiji Press)--West Japan Railway Co. <9021> said Monday that it will start selling tiger puffer and flatfish farmed in tanks on shore.

The railway operator, known as JR West, will sell the fish procured from onshore fish farmers who meet water quality and other standards.

Onshore fish farming allows stable production of safe and quality fisheries products.

JR West sells mackerel and three other kinds of onshore fisheries farm products in a service that began in 2017.

The company will newly handle tiger puffer produced in Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and flatfish farmed in Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, both western Japan.

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