Kaiyo Doboku facilitates fisheries symbiosis with offshore wind

Its FP Reef provides an artificial home for sea creatures in areas with wind turbines.

Kaiyo Doboku enables fisheries symbiosis with offshore wind power generation through its FP Reefs installation, which allows sea creatures to thrive in areas where wind turbines are built.

According to Kaiyo Doboku, random stacking of the FP Reefs will create a "large-scale mass of artificial reefs."

The artificial reefs, which are made of concrete and steel to create a cross-arm structure, create small and complex spaces that can serve as spawning grounds and hiding places. 

"Creating a change in current can create a home for fish, a place for fish to feed, and a place for fish to hide," Masahiko Fukihara, CEO of Kaiyo Doboku, told Asian Power.

"Since we are going to conduct an offshore wind power generation project, we would like to sink a fish reef in the form of a fishery symbiosis in exchange for the project. We would like to help the fishermen and the fishing industry to build the fishing grounds," Fukihara added.

Kaiyo Doboku has installed over 800,000 artificial reefs in all areas of the Japan Sea since 1972. 

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