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Table 2 Annual number of licenced zazamushi fishermen and average catch per fisherman (source: Ina Fishermen’s Association)

From: Processing insect abundance: trading and fishing of zazamushi in Central Japan (Nagano Prefecture, Honshū Island)

Year No. of fishermen Total catch (kg) Average catch per fisherman (kg) Year No. of fishermen Total catch (kg) Average catch per fisherman (kg)
1960 22 N/A 1992 46 1800 39.13
1961 8 N/A 1993 52 3100 59.61
1962–71 N/A N/A 1994 78 2200 28.20
1972 14 N/A 1995 70 2200 31.43
1973 21 N/A 1996 73 2000 27.39
1974 17 N/A 1997 72 1200 16.66
1975 22 N/A 1998 63 600 9.52
1976 N/A N/A 1999 33 100 3.03
1977 41 N/A 2000 39 700 17.9
1978 48 N/A 2001 41 1300 31.70
1979 40 N/A 2002 57 1600 28.07
1980 23 N/A 2003 56 1200 21.42
1981 8 N/A 2004 16 200 12.5
1982 40 N/A 2005 50 1600 32
1983 19 N/A 2006 27 432 16
1984 43 12,000 27.91 2007 18 N/A
1985 19 890 18.16 2008 42 N/A
1986 43 12,000 27.91 2009 28 N/A
1987 71 16,000 22.53 2010 30 N/A
1988 53 600 11.32 2011 18 N/A
1989 29 100 3.44 2012 24 N/A
1990 57 230 4.03 2013 11 N/A
1991 21 100 4.76 2014 13 N/A