Coastal Fisheries Promotion Section
Recently shellfish poisoning along the coast of the Tohoku district is increasing both in number of outbreaks and distribution. We are developing countermeasures against shellfish poisoning to support the shellfish industry and maintain safety levels of shellfish for human consumption:
We are also investigating ways to avoid over investment and environmental degradation by mariculture.
- techniques concerning the prediction of contamination of shellfish by toxins.
- detoxification methods of contaminated shellfish.
- techniques concerning the protection of shellfish from toxic phytoplankton.
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Introduce COASTAL FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE DIVISION