J-GLOBAL ID:200905048744388207   Organization code:E541000000 Update date: Oct. 12, 2004

Miyazaki Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station

宮崎県水産試験場, ミヤザキケンスイサンシケンジョウ
Representive : Director, MORISUE Yasuharu
Establishment year: 1903
Address: 6-16-3, Aoshima, Miyazaki-shi, Miyazaki 889-2162 Japan
Telephone number: +81-985-65-1511
FAX number: +81-985-65-1163
Number of employees: 53
Organization/Research department name (4):
  • -Management Department
  • -Fishery and Processing Division
  • -Cultivation Division
  • -Research Planner
Subordinate facility name  (5):
  • -Survey and experiment ships (Miyazaki Maru (199 tons),
  • Tachibana (45 tons)
  • -Marine Products Processing Guidance Center
  • -Fish Disease Control Center
  • -Cultivation Research Facility
History (16):
  • 1903/04
    Miyazaki Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station was established at present Aoshima, Miyazaki City.
  • 1911/04
    The Station was moved to the building of Miyazaki Prefectural Government.
  • 1937/08
    Aburatsu Branch was set up at present Aburatsu, Nichinan City, and a subbranch was set up at Totoro, Nobeoka City.
  • 1941/04
    The Station was moved from the building of Miyazaki Prefectural Government to present Aburatsu, Nichinan City. Aburatsu Branch was abolished and Totoro Subbranch was promoted to a branch.
  • 1947/04
    Fresh Water Section, Fisheries Guidance Center was added and was located at Tsunehisa, Miyazaki City.
Purpose of establishment:
This Station was founded with the goal of promoting fisheries
industry,and conducts a wide range of studies on seafood and
other marine products. These include developing technologies
which are related to the cultivation, harvesting, processing,
and conservation.
Business overview:
The main activities of this Station involve a wide range of
development studies in six departments belonging to Fishery
Processing Division and Aquaculture Division. In the first
division, forecasting fisheries conditions along with
development of the information network system occupies the
central position in its activities. The off-shore fisheries
establishment and the associated development of the system
of submerged structures are also an important area of the
activities. Furthermore, technologies for maintaining freshness
of the fish catches and technologies for marine product
processing are actively studied and developed, in conjunction
with the guidance activity in the Marine Product Processing
Center. In the Aquaculture Division, the main activities include
utilization and application development of biotechnology for
fine sea algae production and other fish breeding. Protecting
fisheries environment is an acute issue also to this Station,
and extensive studies are underway with respect to testing of
fish disease and its prevention. Improving aquacultural
technologies is also an important program which should not be
  • 2002: \ 706 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 771 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 779 (Million)
  • 1998: \ 815 (Million)

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