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Photo Story: Swimming Jewels

October 17th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Martin K√∂llings Japan-Notizen, TechWatch Japan

The TechWatcher visited the Mekka of the global Koi-industry, the Japanese prefecture Niigata, the home of the most expensive fish on earth. Here you can find some featured pictures of the beautiful Japanese carps, the breeders and the landscape.

The 500,000 Euro Kiss

October 17th, 2010  |  by  |  published in In the Media, TechWatch Japan

The German weekly “Welt am Sonntag” runs the TechWatcher’s feature on the famous and outrageously expensive Japanese carps, or Koi (or correctly Nishikigoi). Some people call them “swimming jewels”, other “living artform”. Both are correct: These colorful carps can cost up to 500,000 Euro.