A man sporting an octopus hat hands out promotional vouchers in Tokyo’s Tsukiji Outer Market, known as the Jogai Shijo, or Japan’s “Food Town”. The Tsukiji fish and seafood market is to leave its 80-year-old home for bigger, modern facilities next year ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but Jogai Shijo will stay in the same location. Critics wonder about its chances of survival without the world’s biggest fish market on its doorstep.
Japan‘s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, eats a local grilled fish during his official campaign kick-off for the December 14 lower house election, at the Soma Haragama fishing port in Soma, Fukushima prefecture.
Gerard Carrodano checks his a net for Anthias fish, popular within the ornamental fish trade, off the coast of La Ciotat, southern France. Carrodano is a fisherman like no other: his fish and shell fish arrive to his customers live.
Fishermen row a boat loaded with mullet near the fishing farm in the Crimean village of Olenivka. Russian wheat has made a surprise early exit from key global export markets, despite the country’s near-record crop, after domestic prices rose in the fall-out from the Ukraine crisis
Aquarium visitors take in the submarine view at the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China on Tuesday. The ocean theme park claims to be the world’s largest and opened in March.
An Indonesian boy looks at dead fish in Maninjau lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The mass death is caused by a sudden change of weather conditions, according to fishery officials.
Luka, an almost two-year-old male polar bear, swims in his new home at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. Born in the Netherlands, Luka has moved to Germany to be a companion for female polar bear Anori, who is the same age.
Polish fisherman pull a net from the Milickie Ponds during the traditional carp haul in Grabownica village, southwest Poland on Tuesday.
A three-metre deep underwater tunnel allows visitors to watch fish in a lake at Madra, Czech Republic. Sturgeon, carp, catfish, perch, tench, eel and trout can be viewed from the eight-metre transparent tube, located 70km southeast of Brno, South Moravia.
Labourers unload fish from a trawler at a port in Pattani, southern Thailand. Each day a small army of labourers from countries including Myanmar and Cambodia work sorting the daily catch at ports around the country.
Fishermen carry a box filled with fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai. India’s data points for consumer prices are not robust enough to justify shifting from the current focus on wholesale inflation for monetary policy decisions, Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Friday.
A diver performs with sardines as part of summer holiday events at Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea.
Pedestrians stop and look at tropical fish from the Japanese southwestern island of Okinawa at an outdoor aquarium in central Tokyo. About 400 from 15 species are swimming in the tank of the temporary aquarium on display until September 1 to attract visitors and business people.
A man sleeps next to a closed stall at Galle Face green in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Friday.
Kashmiri men fish from the weed-covered Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday.
Fishermen push their boats transporting baskets full of fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
Labourers display fish for sale at a night market in Yangon early on April 10, 2013. A World Bank official said earlier this year that Myanmar has “enormous potential” as it undergoes reforms.