Japan restarted commercial whaling after three . Commercial whaling was banned in 1986 by the International Whaling Commission. Japan has promised its will stay within 320 kilometers from its . It set a quota for killing whales. This , whalers caught two minke . The whale was sold in Tokyo for record . Restaurant owners bought the at prices of up to $140 per .
Japan has done whaling for . A whale believes commercial whaling is . He said: "A country that does not preserve its food has no future." He said whale meat was . It is five times in calories than beef and 10 times in cholesterol. It is also full of . Japan's return to whaling has angered people . The Humane Society said: "This is a sad day for whale protection ."