A Japanese fishing trawler puts into the port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Owing to the trawler's having had an unsuccessful season, the captain is being supervised by an official from the company that owns the boat. The crew at first resents the presence of a stranger, but they eventually come to respect him. Just as the boat finds a large school of fish the captain receives a distress signal from a private yacht, and he is forced to decide whether to attempt the rescue and thereby lose both their nets and the fish or continue to make their first big haul.
Released in Japan in 1966 as Doto ichiman kairi.