This was allowed under IWC rules, although most IWC members oppose it. N.'s International Court of Justice ruled that the Japanese whaling program, called "JARPA II", in the Southern Ocean, including inside the Australian Whale Sanctuary, was not in accordance with the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and was not for scientific purposes, as it had claimed.In December 2015, Japan went ahead with their whaling program, renamed "NEWREP-A".Once ashore, the whale was quickly flensed and divided into its separate parts for various warehouses and further processing.
There harpooners would approach in four boats of their own.
Whalers would spot whales from stations along the shore and launch boats to catch them with harpoons and lances.
His grandson, Wada Kakuemon Yoriharu, later known as Taiji Kakuemon Yoriharu, invented the whaling net technique called amitori-shiki (網取り式).
Techniques were developed in the 17th century in Taiji, Wakayama.
Wada Chubei Yorimoto established a fishery by organizing the group hunting system in 1606.