Comprehensive Management and Future Scenarios for Japanese Fisheries

  • Mitsutaku Makino
Part of the Fish & Fisheries Series book series (FIFI, volume 34)


A policy report published by the Fisheries Research Agency of Japan suggests there are five major aspects to fisheries management: (A) resource and environmental conservation, (B) food provision, (C) industrial and economic development, (D) local community development, and (E) the promotion of culture and science. Taking this multi-objective nature into account, the report then suggests a basic scheme for comprehensive fisheries management. It also shows three theoretical future scenarios for Japanese fisheries that explicitly reflect different sets of values: a global competition scenario, a national food security scenario, and an ecological mosaic scenario. At the end of this chapter, I discuss the national citizens’ policy demands based on the results of a web-based questionnaire survey.


Management Measure Fishery Management Total Allowable Catch Coastal Fishery Ecosystem Conservation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mitsutaku Makino
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  1. 1.National Research Institute of Fisheries ScienceFisheries Research AgencyYokohamaJapan

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