Journal of Regional Fisheries
Online ISSN : 2435-712X
Print ISSN : 1342-7857
Volume 52 , Issue 2
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Scholarly Papers
  • Hua LE JIA, Yoshio MASUI
    2012 Volume 52 Issue 2 Pages 1-18
    Published: February 01, 2012
    Released: December 04, 2020

    Shrimp is an important material in the world fisheries market. Demand of cultured shrimp is increasing U.S.A. Japan, EU countries and producing countries are concentrated Asian countries such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippine, especially China is most largest country in the world. Main producing area of marine farming shrimp are 58 thousand ha (24.2%) and production volume are 286 thousand tons (35.9%) respectively in Guandong Province in China. Zhanjiang city is main producing area within Guandong province.

    Development of shrimp farming in Zhanjiang city depend on subsides of China and Guandong government for construct of shrimp farming ground depend on appointed base of marine farming shrimp producing area.

    Development factors are research activities for seed production system development of farming technology in China fisheries science research institute and Zhanjing fisheries college (at present Guandong university of marine technology).

    Further development of export market to United State, Japan and EU countries for demand pull.

    However marine shrimp farming faced with difficult problems such as management of farming ground for sea polluted by quality control of seed and feed grew worse, fluctuation of market price as expansion of marine shrimp production volume.

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  • A Case Study on New Zealand ITQ’s
    Manabu OHNISHI
    2012 Volume 52 Issue 2 Pages 19-38
    Published: February 01, 2012
    Released: December 04, 2020

    This study provides circumstances with oligopoly of quota market and new entries to the New Zealand’s ITQ through a set of analyses of Quota-Owned based on individual survey data.

    A series of analysis revealed two major findings. First, there was no company kept the top 4 position through 22 years regardless of the top 4 of the major Quota owner covered at least 40 percent of the whole quota market in this analyzed period. Second, it is cleared that the number of new entry and withdrawal in the system had stably maintained from 100 to 200; this number can be assumed as around 10 percent of the Quota Owners in each fishing year.

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  • The Cases of Fishery Workers from Kochi Prefecture in Shizuoka
    Katsutoshi MASUZAKI
    2012 Volume 52 Issue 2 Pages 39-63
    Published: February 01, 2012
    Released: December 04, 2020

    The purpose of this study is to examine the life histories of migrant fishery workers to Shizuoka from Kure, in Nakatosa-Town Kochi Prefecture.

    In this paper, I took up the two fishery workers who were the fishing masters of the coastal skipjack pole and line fishing boats, I conducted the analysis of their life histories.

    As the results of these, next points became clear.

    First point is about the operations of the fishing boats. These fishing boats that the two fishing masters worked at were the registered with Shizuoka. But many boats crew were accounted by the fishery workers of Kure. And these boats operations were left with them.

    Secondly, these fishing masters are from the fishery households. They worked at the coastal skipjack pole and line fishing boats as the employees. And they were promoted to the fishing master. In order to do this, they made the most of their abilities (e.g.seaman‘s competency certificate, skill of fishing, etc.).

    Thirdly, when they worked at the fishing boats of Shizuoka, they capitalized upon networks of shared territorial bonds and familial relationships in home area.

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  • Norifumi KAWAHARA
    2012 Volume 52 Issue 2 Pages 65-83
    Published: February 01, 2012
    Released: December 04, 2020

    This paper elucidates the activities of Japanese and other people in the whaling industry on the northwestern coast of Canada in the first half of the 20th century. The methodology includes the analysis of the reports of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Science Branch in Canada and the Japan Fisheries Association in Japan, the examination of the reports of the Japanese Newspaper “Tairiku Nippo” and the checks of the Pacific Whaling Company housed in the BC Archives, which tell Japanese activities, and the collection of the life histories of Japanese Canadians who worked for the whaling industry at that time, commencing with the background of their immigration, through the interviews with their relatives.

    This study reveals that the whaling industry in Canada in the early 20th century had established the system of division of labor among ethnic groups and that of arranging Japanese Canadians’ living environments at whaling stations

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Scholarly Article
  • The Case of Women’s Group of Hachijo Island Fishery Cooperative Association
    Yoko MURAKAMI, Naoki SATO
    2012 Volume 52 Issue 2 Pages 85-105
    Published: February 01, 2012
    Released: December 04, 2020

    The women’s group of Hachijo Island Fishery Cooperative Association is producing and selling handmade fishery products for the school lunch market. The purpose of this study is to describe the reality of this activity of the group and to seek possible solutions for problems that their activities face.

    The activity of this group has contributed to the empowerment of the island community through the local government policy which expects to stimulate local production for local consumption.

    The amount of processed seafood, sold to the school lunch market, has continued steadily to grow. One of the major reasons for this growth is to be found in the registered supplier groups' strength.

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