2008 年 24 巻 p. 41-44
Recovery of the marine resources in Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is the urgent subject in Japanese fisheries. Therefore, the Fisheries Agency revised the Act on Development of Fishing Ports and Grounds, and established the fishing ground development program under the direct government control what is called “Frontier fishing ground development” in 2007. This paper presents a summary of the special session “Development of Fishing Grounds in Offshore Deep Sea”. The target of the special session is to identify new technologies which are necessary to promote the fishing ground development program in the offshore deep EEZ. The special session consists of the presentation of the papers regarding “Development of Fishing Grounds in Offshore Deep Sea”, and the other part is discussion among panelists presenting the papers.