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Sustainable use of Pacific bluefin tuna

Update: 10. 17, 2011

(Sep. 16, 2011)


Venue: Auditorium
Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo 
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-8564, JAPAN  Tel: +81-4-7136-6011

Convener: Hiroyuki Dr. Matsuda, Yokohama National University, matsuda[at]
Contact Person at AORI: Dr. Kazuhiko Hiramatsu, Division of Fish Population Dynamics, khiramatsu[at]



September 16 (Friday)
Part I: Stock management of Pacific bluefin tuna 10:00-11:00
1) migration route of wide-ranging fish: Takashi Kitagawa (University of Tokyo)
2) Current state of fishery of Pacific bluefin tuna: Toshio Katsukawa (Mie University)

Part II: Stock assessment of Pacific bluefin tuna 11:00-12:00
3) Resource Assessment of Pacific bluefin tuna: Yukio Takeuchi (National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries)
4) Conservation and management measures of Pacific bluefin tuna in WCPFC and Japanese activities: Takashi Kamiya (Fisheries Agency, Japan)

Part III: Aquaculture of Pacific bluefin tuna 13:30-14:30
5) Feed conversion and growth in wild and cultivated bluefin tuna: Marko Jusup (Yokohama National University)
6) Ecological footprint of aquaculture of bluefin tuna: Daisuke Kitazawa (Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)

Part IV: Distribution and consumption of Pacific bluefin tuna 14:40-15:40
7) Market Yoshikatsu Ikuta (Suzuyo Co. Ltd.)
8) Consumption Kenya Nozaki (Ehime University)

Part V: Panel discussion 15:50-17:00
9) How should Japanese use and conserve bluefin tuna?:  Chaired by K. Hiramatsu (U. of Tokyo)


Research meeting