Japanese Commons in the Coastal Seas: How the Satoumi by Tetsuo Yanagi

By Tetsuo Yanagi

The writer proposed the satoumi suggestion, analogous to the satoyama thought on land, as “coastal sea with excessive biodiversity and productiveness in concord with human interplay” in 1998. the concept that for environmental conservation within the coastal seas has been largely authorized and was once integrated within the jap nationwide coverage of “Strategy for institution of an Environmental state” in 2007. This ebook is a translation of the author’s eastern booklet (2010) based on issues and questions about satoumi, together with: Does biodiversity raise because of human interplay in coastal seas? Do the economics of fishing villages must be thought of intimately? What felony aid is critical for the construction of satoumi? Is there a relation among the innovations of God and Nature in satoumi? what's the dating among fishermen and town dwellers? bankruptcy 1 provides the fundamental idea of satoumi. In bankruptcy 2 the relation among biodiversity and human interplay, monetary difficulties relating to satoumi, criminal aid for satoumi production, satoumifrom the perspective of panorama ecology, and the relation among society and technological know-how with reference to the satoumi circulation are mentioned. In bankruptcy three examples of satoumi production in Japan are provided, and in bankruptcy four the in another country dissemination of the satoumi idea is brought, with bankruptcy five delivering the belief. bankruptcy 1 offers the elemental proposal of satoumi. In bankruptcy 2 the relation among biodiversity and human interplay, fiscal difficulties concerning satoumi, criminal aid for satoumi construction, satoumifrom the perspective of panorama ecology, and the relation among society and technology with reference to the satoumi stream are mentioned. In bankruptcy three examples of satoumi construction in Japan are awarded, and in bankruptcy four the abroad dissemination of the satoumi idea is brought, with bankruptcy five supplying the realization.

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Moreover, the Fishery Agency, Japan provided some money for this project in 2001–2005. 5 tons Aigo by temporary standing net and 3 tons Aigo by set net in 2001, and about 30,000 Aigo in both years because the average weight of Aigo was 300 g. By such efforts, the transplanted Kajime survived through the year, although a part was grazed, and the recruitment of young Kajime was confirmed. Therefore, Shizuoka Prefecture continued transplanting of Kajime with the aid of the Fishery Agency, Japan, and the Hainan Association for the recovery of marine forest continued the catch of Aigo.

9 Life history of eelgrass (Naruse 1990) The fishermen spread 150,000 seeds in eight areas (Fig. 11) in 1985. After that the number of seeds spread increased, to 2,200,000 in 1988. The area “A” in Fig. 11 was an eelgrass bed that had disappeared in 1985 when seeds were spread for the first time. Next spring, a small patch of eelgrass bed was discovered (at area A) that survived until autumn 1986. Area “B,” where the seed spreading was carried out in 1986 and 1987, has now become an eelgrass bed.

These artificial tidal flats were made in 1985 by the local fishermen who belong to Akasuka Fishermen Union under the cooperation of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Japan, using dredged sand in the estuary of the Nagara River (Tsunematsu and Kato 2008). 1 Rehabilitation of Clam Fishery Ground at Kuwana, Aichi Prefecture… 43 Fig. 2 Facility for giant clam juvenile incubation by the Akasuka Fishermen Union Fig. 3 Collaboration with Citizens The staff of Akasuka Fishermen Union think that collaboration with local citizens is very important for the conservation of fishery resources such as bivalves in the coastal sea.

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