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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, JF Zengyoren, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, Nature Conservation Society of Japan, National Diet, Kanagawa Prefectural Government, Tokyo University of Marine Science, Ministry of the Environment, University of Tokyo
Gain insight into similarities, or informative differences, in Japanese and American perspectives on fisheries and the ocean ecosystem. Better understand how Japan’s marine science priorities are influenced by management needs, and how the science is communicated to the larger, non-scientific community. Learn how Japan balances the need for biological conservation with other demands, such as food security and economic priorities. Identify areas where fisheries scientists in the U.S. and Japan can increase their coordination and cooperation.