Seafood Print: Who Catches and Who Consumes (image) Pew Charitable Trusts Share Print E-Mail Caption Wealthy nations once obtained most of their fish by fishing. Today they're more likely to buy a swordfish than to catch it. Japan purchases more than twice as much fish as it catches, while Peruvians, the number two seafood producers in the world, consume barely any at all. Credit National Geograhic Usage Restrictions Must credit National Geographic Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.