National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan
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The National Research Institute of Fisheries Science (NRIFS) assumes the responsibility to three categories of study field as, (1) investigations on fisheries resources, marine environment and stock enhancement along the southern and central Pacific coast of Japan, (2) studies on fundamental themes of all regions in Japan which promote the bases of the regional investigations and (3) on special fields which cover all Japan such as food processing and preservation, fisheries management and economy, and freshwaters fisheries management. To establish the theories and system for sustainable and effective use of fisheries resources, our institute promotes the subjects to clarify the marine production system and fisheries resources biology, the technique for stock assessment and fisheries management, and the technology on multifaceted and highly utilize of fisheries organisms. We also promote the subject to develop local fisheries industries.