Jellyfish fisheries in southeast Asia

  title={Jellyfish fisheries in southeast Asia},
  author={Makoto Omori and Eiji Nakano},
A few large jellyfish species in the order Rhizostomeae constitute an important food in Chinese cooking. For more than 1700 years, they have been exploited along the coasts of China. Such jellyfish became an important fishery commodity of Southeast Asian countries in the 1970s with increasing demand from the Japanese market. Recently, Japan has imported 5400–10 000 tons of jellyfish products per year, valued at about 25.5 million US dollars, annually from the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand… 

The jellyfish fishery in Mexico

Jellyfish has been captured in Asia for 1700 years, and it has been considered a delicacy. Since the 70s important jellyfish fisheries have developed in several parts of the world, with catches

Jellyfish fisheries in northern Vietnam

The aim of this study is to describe jellyfish fisheries (JF) in Thanh Hoa, the northern part of Vietnam. In- formation was accumulated based on an interview with the owner of a private jellyfish

Jellyfish fisheries in the Americas: origin, state of the art, and perspectives on new fishing grounds

This chronicle the arrival of jellyfish fisheries in the Americas and summarize relevant information on jellyfish fishing, processing, and management is summarized.

Study on the carry capacity of edible jellyfish fishery in Liaodong Bay

Jellyfish fishing is a special type of fishery that mainly exists in some countries of East and Southeast Asia. China has the largest jellyfish fishery yield in the world with an annual harvest of

The Giant Jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai in East Asian Marginal Seas

  • S. Uye
  • Environmental Science
  • 2014
The giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai is unique in both its enormous body size and its propensity for occasional population explosions in the East Asian Marginal Seas (i.e., the Bohai, Yellow, East

Stock enhancement of the edible jellyfish (Rhopilema esculentum Kishinouye) in Liaodong Bay, China: a review

The research results on the biology of R. esculentum, which previously were published in Chinese, as related to the jellyfish enhancement and fishery, are reviewed and results from enhancement experiments conducted from 1984 to 2004 are presented.

Indonesian jellyfish as potential for raw materials of food and drug

Jellyfish used to be considered as a pest of fish and a nuisance to fishing operations. Yet, forty years ago this jellyfish was found to be materials of food, medicine and cosmetics and the

Food Component Characterization and Efficient Use of Jellyfish

Research is presented on the ecology, classification, bloom, damage caused, food component characterization, and tissues of jellyfish, with the aim of facilitating further study.



Jellyfish as food

With the great abundance of cannonball jellyfish in the U. S. coastal waters, turning this jellyfish into value-added products could have tremendous environmental and economic benefits.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

One of the first of the specialized agencies of the United Nations to become active, the Food and Agriculture Organization has elicited interest beyond the specialized field of agricultural

Synopsis of the Medusae of the World

This work was started many years ago in the form of a card-index for my own use, but later on it saved me time for my studies, and it was not difficult to keep it up to date.

Physical oceanography of the Southeast Asian waters

This book is the outcome of my analysis of all available knowledge of the Southeast Asian Waters. It is hoped that workers in the region, whether in oceanography or other branches of science may find

Some aspects of the biology and fishery of jellyfish found along the coast of Sarawak, Malaysia

  • Dept. of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture,
  • 1991

Dried jellyfish. In Kieros, T. (ed.), Seminar Fisheries Resources and their Management in Southeast Asia

  • German Foundation International Development,
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