Japanese Common Fishing Rights System

Management
Country: 
Japan
Program Start Date: 
1949
Region: 
Asia
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Kuroshio Current
Oyashio Current
Sea of Japan
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Abalone Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Haliotis spp.
Common mackerel Finfish - Pelagic Scomber japonicus
Common squid Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Todarodes pacificus
Jack mackerel Finfish - Pelagic Trachurus japonicus
Pacific saury Finfish - Pelagic, Highly Migratory Species Cololabis saira
Red snow crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Chionoecetes japonicus
Sandeel Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Ammodytes personatus
Sandfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Arctoscopus japonicas
Sardine Finfish - Pelagic Sardinops melanostictus
Small pink shrimp Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Sergia lucens
Walleye pollock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Theragra chalcogramma
Yellowtail Finfish - Pelagic Seriola quinqueradiata
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Area-Based
Program Type: 
Cooperative, Territorial Use Rights for Fishing (TURF)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
12
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Group
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
No
Monitoring Requirements: 
Unknown
Gear Type: 
Unknown
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown