1. Research on the stock assessment of commercially important species and related marine environment in the East China Sea, the Kyushu coast, and the western area of the Sea of Japan

2. Quality assessment of seaweed species (nori), red tide monitoring, prediction of oxygen-deficient water masses, and  resource propagation of shellfish in the Ariake and Yatsushiro bays

3. Development of stable techniques for seed production and stable management of high-quality tuna

4. Joint project with China and Korea for monitoring Giant Jellyfish in the Yellow Sea, East China Sea, and the Japanese coast