Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Kagawa Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station
Director, MATSUMOTO Norio
75-5 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa 761-0111 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (4)：
Subordinate facility name (3)：
Environmental and Fishery Resources Research Division
Aquaculture Research Division
(including Fish Disease Laboratory)
Cultivation center for Fishing
Fish disease test building, breeding and
aquaculture facility, water tank, aquaculture
center, and research vessel
Purpose of establishment：
To promote the prefectural fishery, Kagawa Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station was founded on June 15 and the temporary office was set up in the Kagawa Prefectural Office. The Station was moved to Nakakasai Mura, Kagawa Gun (present Kozaihon Machi, Takamatsu City) on September 1. A pelagic fishery vessel, Sanuki Maru (a schooner type sailing vessel, a total length of 11.8 m) was built.
The new office was built in the same place.
To conduct test survey on sea salt manufacture, a branch was founded in Sakaide Machi, Ayauta Gun (present Sakaide City), and experiment on using bittern was started in Katamoto Mura, Kita Gun (present Yashimanishi Machi, Takamatsu City). It was closed in March, 1908.
Fisheries Experimental Station was transferred to Industry Encouragement Section, Department of Interior, Prefectural Office (present Fishery Department, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Division).
Research vessel, Sanuki Maru (26.35 t, sailing vessel) was built.
The station aims at improvement of prefectural
fishing industry as an experimental research
organization of fishing.
We generally conduct researches on fishery and give
We develop technologies to improve fishery and
We also breed stock of marine plants and animals and
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