THE 31TH UJNR AQUACULTURE
PANEL SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

STUDIES ON COASTAL FISHERIES RESOURCES IN THE
TOHOKU REGION

(Hosted by Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute)

Date: October 21, 2002
Venue: Shiogama Grand Palace, Shiogama
Tentative schedule for symposium
10:00-17:00
1. Opening address
        James McVey
        Tadashi Inada (Director General of TNFRI)


2. Opening Remarks
        Kuniaki Okuda (Director of Research Planning & Coordination Division)

3. Sessions

  1) Status in Tohoku Region
        Akira Nihira and Ryuji Ando, Ibaraki Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station 
        Recruitment Variation in Hard Clam, Meretrix lamarckii, and its Fisheries Management in Kashimanada, Eastern Japan

        Toshio Akiyama, Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute
        Overview on the Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Tohoku Region

        Takashi Kamiyama*1, Takuro Iwai*2, Hiroyuki Yamauchi*2, Shoichi Hanawa*3,
        Yutaka Okumura*1, Toshiyuki Suzuki*1

        *1 Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Fisheries Research Agency
        *2 Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries Research and Development Center
        *3 Miyagi Prefectural Freshwater Fisheries Experimental Station
        Comparison of Environmental Conditions in Oyster Farming Areas between
        Oginohama Bay (Northern Japan) and Hiroshima Bay (Western Japan)
 
        Yutaka Kurita, Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute
        Stock Enhancement of Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus

        Munehiko Iwata, Kitasato University
        Ecological Physiology in Downstream Migration of Salmon Juveniles

  2) Introduction of recent aquaculture achievement in the U.S.
        Andrew Lazur, University of Maryland
        Applications of Integrated Aquaculture Systems for Nutrient Reduction of Agricultural Wastewater

        Charles Yarish, University of Connecticut
        Ecosystem modeling and the importance of seaweed aquaculture in Managing small coastal embayments
         in tropical regions 


4. Discussion
  Research proposal for next decades