WIT Press


Survey Of Small Fisheries In Japan

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CENV000021

Volume

43

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

860 kb

Author(s)

M. Takezawa & Y. Maeno

Abstract

The coast in Japan is dotted over with many fishing ports. The former coastal fishery had been flourishing remarkably in Japan. However, many fishing villages have been declining gradually because of successors falling off and other industries developing. As a result, an aging and an under-population are making progress in the present circumstances of fishing villages in Japan. The fishing villages have enough motivation to be developed as a base of marine resort and recreation, since they have sufficient human and physical resources. The actual conditions of population movements, industrial structures, welfare facilities, public services, medical facilities, first-aid and rescue works, commerce and business, transportation, water works and sewer, etc. in fishing villages a

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