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In Photos: Tributes to traditional fishing culture at large lagoon in north Japan

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Stone memorials expressing appreciation for the mullet caught in Hachirogata lagoon, erected in the Edo, Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods, are seen in the city of Katagami, Akita Prefecture, on Feb. 23, 2022. The municipality has designated them as "tangible folk cultural property." (Satoshi Takahashi)

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