Sturgeon content has been published on the special website "Fish of the Month (FoM)*" of our Faculty of Fisheries Sciences.


In this FoM, we will discuss the topic of "sturgeon".

Sturgeon research, which began in the 1990s at the Hokkaido University School of Fisheries Sciences Freshwater Propagation, has not only focused on increasing the number of caviar cells, but has also focused on the efficient use of marine resources, focusing on collagen, and the creation of a new era. The needs of society are wide-ranging, including the development of automated technology for aquaculture management. In fact, the Hokkaido University Graduate Faculty of Fisheries Sciences is collaborating with SoftBank Corp. and Bifuka Town, Hokkaido in an industry-academia-government collaboration with the aim of establishing superior sturgeon strains for practical use in aquaculture. It is no exaggeration to say that this research represents the current Hokkaido University Graduate Faculty of Fisheries Sciences. At this time of sturgeon season, we will provide some hot topics on sturgeon research, especially the advancement of aquaculture management and the advanced use of unused parts of sturgeon.


*Click here for the Fish of the Month (FoM) homepage.
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*Fish of the Month (FoM) is an educational content that disseminates advanced academic information about marine life by Faculty of Fisheries Sciences of our university. Available from September 17, 2021. With the support of Toyo Suisan Co., Ltd., Yamasa Soy Sauce Co., Ltd., and Asahi Quality and Innovations Co., Ltd., we aim to contribute to achieving the SDGs and improving food resource production technology through both education and research.