The Gift from the Sanriku Coast
Backed by 3 northeastern Prefectures ofJapan, Aomori, Iwate and Miyazaki, and facing the Pacific Ocean, the Sanriku coastis famous forits ria landform.
As the Kuroshio currents (Japanese Current) flow worth and collide with the coast, it brews one of the largest fisheries in the world, commonally known as the "Sanriku Oki".
Fishermen from all over the country gather here for seafood like collabis saira, bonita, etc., which are abundant in the offshore area.
Mariculture is prosperous in the near coast. The main products include sea urchin, seaweed(approximately 70% of the nationwide harvest), oyster, scallops, squirt etc..

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