The Fish Market at Umm Slal Central Market has seen considerable drop in the amounts of fish on display there, due to the shortage in supply because of the strong winds and the difficulty of fishermen in accessing the fishing areas due to the changing weather conditions.
* Fish market auctions suspended * Activities of street vendors' suspended
The Health Control Section of Al Wakrah Municipality seized and destroyed some 100kg of fish that was found unfit for human consumption.
In what could be the last New Year's auction at Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market, the owner of the Sushizanmai restaurant chain paid top price for a single fish, forking over more than $600,000 for a Pacific bluefin tuna.
The Municipality of Al Khor and Al Thakhira is set to develop the fish market and upgrade its services with special focus on the health and hygiene aspects.