Analyzing population dynamics in a super-intensive, closed shrimp farm in Japan shows factors decreasing productivity, improvements for efficient management.
Tokyo University researchers have learned to spawn fish from germline stem cells in vitro, a method that can be deployed to help endangered species.
A sister state agreement with Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan helps growers in Maine establish semi-automated commercial operations.
A new technique for sturgeon farming developed by Kindai University could greatly benefit Japan’s fledgling caviar industry.
Shinshu salmon is promoted as a food typical of the mountainous prefecture of Nagano, which is aiming to capitalize on the popularity of salmon in Japan.
Japanese scientists have been trying to replicate spawning conditions for eels in captivity for decades. They’re getting closer, but major hurdles remain.
A technique to farm tiger puffers in hot spring water was invented to revitalize the town of Nasu-karasuyama and is now spreading to other areas of Japan.
Bluefin tuna may be the most prized fish in the ocean. If hon-maguro sashimi is to remain chic, closed-cycle aquaculture may help keep it on menus.
With all eyes on Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games, leading advocates for responsible aquaculture there see a key opportunity to make stronger sustainability commitments.