The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov


Reference work entry

TINRO-Centre – was established in 1925 as the Pacific Scientific and Commercial Station (TONS); since 1934 it has been called the Pacific Research Institute for Fishery and Oceanography (TINRO); it became the Center in 1994. T.-C. has branches in Khabarovsk, Magadan, and Anadyr and a base of research fleet in Vladivostok; coordinates research activity of Kamchatka and Sakhalin Fishery Research Institutes. T.-C.’s scope of activities is as follows: research works in the Pacific Ocean Basin, seas, and freshwater bodies in the Far East, to ensure resource basis for the country’s fishery; controlling fishery grounds’ resources, ecological stability in the fishery areas; studying of basics of biological productivity of the Far East seas and Pacific open water from the point of view of oceanology; creation of biotechnics and methodology of breeding fish, invertebrates, and seaweeds; study of anthropogenic influence over bioresources and productivity of water bodies; development of...

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