MAKINO Mitsutaku  

Curriculum Vitae                   


Birth: June 23, 1973 at Karatsu city, Saga Prefecture, Japan.

Nationality: Japanese



Bachelor                         March, 1997 (Kyoto Univ.)  

Master of Arts                 March, 1999 (Kyoto Univ.)

Master of Philosophy     July, 2000 (Univ. of Cambridge) Wolfson College Shield

Doctor of Philosophy     March, 2003 (Kyoto Univ.)


<Professional experiences>

- COE Fellow, Yokohama National Univ., Japan:   April, 2003 - April, 2005   

-  Researcher/Senior Researcher/Group Head, National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan:  May, 2005- March, 2019, 

-  Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo: April, 2019-  Present.


-Othe activities:  IUCN CEM-FEG member, PICES HD Committee Vice-Chair, ICES JMS Editor, IMBER WG-HD associate member, etc.




  • Makino M. (2011) Fisheries Management in Japan: its institutional features and case studies (Fish and Fisheries Series Vol.34), Springer. (


Refereed contributions

  • (R) Hirose T, Sakurai M, Watari S, Ogawa M, Makino M (printing) Conservation of small hairtail Trichiurus japonicas by using hooks with large artificial bait: effect on the trolling line fishery. Fisheries Science, 83: 879-885.
  • (R) Watari S, Tokumitsu S, Hirose T, Ogawa M, Makino M (printing) Stock structure and resource management of hairtail Trichiurus japonicus based on seasonal broods around Bungo Channel, Japan. Fisheries Science, 83: 865-878.
  • (R) Makino M, Watari S, Hirose T, Oda K, Hirota M, Takei A, Ogawa M, Horikawa H (printing) A transdisciplinary research of coastal fisheries co-management: a case of hairtail Trichiurus japonicus trolling line fishery around the Bungo Channel, Japan. Fisheries Science, 83: 853-864.
  • (R) Makino M (2017) Institutional and economic analysis on the Japanese fisheries management, and its expansion to the marine ecosystem conservation. AGri-Bioscience Monographs, 7: 1-24.
  • (R) Nlachopoulou EI, Makino M (2017) The path to sustainable fisheries in Japan and the transformative impact of the Shiretoko World natural Heritage Site. (Armitage D, Charles A, Berkes F ed.s) Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, resilience and transformation, Routledge, Oxford, 100-119.
  • (R) Makino M (2017) Institutional and economic analysis on the Japanese fisheries management, and its expansion to the marine ecosystem conservation. AGri-Bioscience Monographs, 7: 1-24.
  • (R)  Tsurita I, Hori M, Makino M (2017) Fishers and Conservation: sharing the case study of Hinase, Japan. (Westlund L, Charles A, Garcia SM, Sanders J ed.s) Marine Protected Areas: Interactions with fishery livelihoods and food security (FAO Fisheries and Acuaculture Technical Paper 603), FAO and IUCN, Rome, 41-50.
  • (R)  Sweke E, Kobayashi Y, Makino M, Sakurai Y (2016) Comparative job satisfaction of fishers in northeast Hokkaido, Japan for coastal fisheries management and aquaculture development, Ocean & Coastal Management, 120: 170-179.
  • (R) Bundy A, Chuenpagdee R, Cooley SR, Defo O, Glaeser B, Guillotreau P, Isaacs M, Makino M, Perry RI (2015) A decision support tool for response to global change in marine systems: the IMBER-ADApT Framework. FISH and FISHERIES, 17: 1183-1193.
  • (R) Vlachopulou EI, Makino M, Matsuda H (2014) Fisheries vs. Marine Conservation: Lessons Learned from the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage Site. Annuals of Marine Sociology, XXIII: 36-43.
  • (R) Makino M, Cabanban A, Jentft S (2014) Fishers’ Organization: Their role in decision-making for fisheries and conservation. In (S.M. Garcia, J. Rice, and A.T. Charles ed.s) Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interactions and co-evolution, Willey-Blackwells, 385-397.
  • (R) Makino M, Sakurai Y (2014) Towards the integrated research in fisheries science. Fisheries Science, 80: 227-236.
  • (R) Makino M, Kim S, Velikanov A, Criddle K, Funamoto T, Hirota M, Sakurai Y (2014) Introduction: From the birth to the table of walleye pollock. Fisheries Science, 80: 103-107.
  • (R) Makino M (2013) Japan. In (J.S. Sanders, D. Greboval, A Hjort ed.s) Marine Protected Areas: Country case studies on policy, governance and institutional issues (FAO Fisheries and aquaculture technical paper 556/2), FAO, Rome, 5-15.
  • (R) Makino M, Sakurai Y (2012) Adaptation to climate change effects on fisheries in the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage area, Japan. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 1134-1140.
  • (R) Garcia S.M., Kolding J., Rice J., Rochet Marie-Joelle, Zhou S., Arimoto T., Beyer J. E., Borges L., Bundy A., Dunn D., Fulton E. A., Hall M., Heino M., Law R., Makino M., Rijnsdorp A. D., Simard Francois, Smith A. D.M. (2012). Reconsidering the Consequences of Selective Fisheries, Science, 335: 1045-1047.
  • (R) Makino M. (2012) Ecosystem-based fisheries management in the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage, Japan. In (G. Kruse, H. Browman, K. Cochrane, D. Evans, G. Jamieson, P. Livingston, D. Woody, and C.I. Zhang ed.s) Global Progress on Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management, Alaska Sea Grant, 237-256
  • (R) Makino M, Hirota M, Machiguchi Y “Management Tool-box for sea cucumber management”. Journal of Resource and Ocean of Kuroshio 12:25-39 (2011). [in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M “Choice of management options for sea cucumber fisheries: a simulation analysis” Japanese Journal of Fisheries Economics 55(1): 149-165 (2011). [in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M, Matsuda H. “Ecosystem-based management in the Asia-Pacific region”, In (Ommar RE, Perry RI, Cochrane K, and Cury P. Ed.s) World Fisheries: A Social-Ecological Analysis, Wiley-Blackwells, 322-333 (2011).
  • (R) Makino M “Coastal Fisheries in Japan”. In (Q. Grafton et al. Eds) Handbook of Marine fisheries conservation and management, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 287-298. (2010)
  • (R) Makino M “Marine Protected Areas and Communities in Japan” Envrionemental Research 157: 55-62 (2010) [in Japanese]  
  • (R) Matsuda H, Makino M,  Tomiyama M, Glecich S,  Castilla J.C.. “Fisheries management in Japan, Ecological Research”, 25(5): 899-907(2010).
  • (R) Makino M, Matsuda H, Sakurai Y. “Expanding Fisheries Co-management to Ecosystem-based management: A case in the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage, Japan”. Marine Policy, 33: 207-214 (2009).
  • (R) Matsuda H, Makino M, Sakurai Y. “Development of an adaptive marine ecosystem management and co-management plan at the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage Site”.  Biological Conservation, 142: 1937-1942 (2009).
  • (R) Oyamada S, Ueno Y, Makino M,  Kotani K, Matsuda H. “Bio-economic assessment of size separators in Pacific saury fishery”. Fisheries Science, 75: 273-283 (2009).
  • (R) Q. Grafton, R. Hillborn, D. Squires, M. Williams, S. Garcia, T. Groves, J. Joseph, G. Libecap, M. Makino, G. San Martin, T. Matthiasson, A. Parma, L. Ridgeway, B. Satia, L. Zang. Positioning Fisheries in a Changing World, Marine Policy, Vol 32: 630-634 (2008).
  • (R) Makino M “Marine Protected Areas for the Snow Crab Bottom Fishery off Kyoto Prefecture, Japan”. In Case Studies in Fisheries Self-governance. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 504, Rome, Italy, 211-220  (2008).
  • (R) M. Tomiyama, T. Komatsu and Makino M “Sandeel Fisheries Governance in Ise Bay, Japan”, In Case Studies in Fisheries Self-governance. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 504. Rome, Italy, 201-210(2008).
  • (R) Uchida H and Makino M “Japanese Coastal Fishery Co-management”, In Case Studies in Fisheries Self-governance. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 504. Rome, Italy, 221-230(2008).
  • (R) Matsuda H, Makino M, Kotani K. “Optimal Fishing Policies That Maximize Sustainable Ecosystem services”. In (K. Tsukamoto, T. Kawamura, T. Takeuchi, T.D. Beard Jr, and M.J. Kaiser eds.) Fisheries for Global Welfare and Environment、TERRAPUB、pp.359-369 (2008).
  • (R) Makino M “Risk analysis of adaptive fisheries management”. Japanese Journal of Fisheries Economics 52(2): 49-67 (2007). [in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M “Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and marine fisheries”. Japanese Journal of Fisheries Economics 52(1): 35-48 (2007). [in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M “Resource Recovery Plan; its nature and issues”. Regional Fisheries Research 46(3): 29-42. [in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M and Matsuda H “Institutional and economic issues in expanding fisheries management to ecosystem-based management”. Annual Report of the Society of Environmental Economics, Japan. 11: 270-284.[in Japanese]
  • (R) Makino M. “The Ecosystem Approach of the CBD and fisheries management in Japan”. Global Environmental Research 9: 95-104 (2005).
  • (R) A.G. Rossberg, H. Matsuda, F. Koike, T. Amemiya, M. Makino, M. Morino, T. Kubo, S. Shimode, S. Nakai, M. Kato, T. Shigeoka, K. Urano “A guideline for ecological risk management procedure”. Landscape and Ecological Engineering 1: 221-228 (2005).
  • (R) Makino M and Matsuda H “Co-Management in Japanese Coastal Fishery: It’s Institutional Features and Transaction Cost” Marine Policy 29: 441-450 (2005).


Non-refereed contributions

  • Makino M (2017) Improving aquaculture, marine ecosystems and human well-being: A social-ecological systems approach. PICES Advisory Report (
  • Berkes F, Armitage D, Ibarra MA, Charles T, Loucks L, Graham J, Seixas C, Makino M, Satria A, Abraham J (2014) Guidelines for Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems. (
  • Miyazawa Y, Makino M (2012) Role of fisheries and ecosystem-based management: Shiretoko, Japan. In (Amareswar Galla ed.) World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders, UNESCO and Cambridge University Press, 253-263.
  • Makino M and Fluharty DL (2011) Report of the Study Group on Human Dimensions (PICES Scientific Report No.39). 1-40. (
  • Makino M, Matsuda H, and Sakurai Y. (2011) Siretoko: Expanding Fisheries Co-management to Ecosystem-based Management. In (United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa Ed.) Biological and Cultural Diversity in Coastal Communities: Exploring the Potential of Satoumi for Implementing the Ecosystem Approach in the Japanese Archipelago (CBD Technical Series No.61), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, pp. 19-23. (
  • Chris Harvey, Glen Jamieson, Patricia Livingston, Chang-Ik Zhang, Elena Dulepova, David Fluharty, Xianshi Jin, Tatsu Kishida, Jae Bong Lee, Mitsutaku Makino, R. Ian Perry, Vladimir Radchenko, Qisheng Tang, Inja Yeon and Elizabeth Fulton (2010) National Approaches Used to Describe and Delineate Marine Ecosystems and Subregions in the North Pacific. Report of Working Group 19 on Ecosystem-based Management Science and its Application to the North Pacific (PICES Scientific Report No. 37), 91-116.
  • David Fluharty, Chris Harvey, Glen Jamieson, Xianshi Jin, Patricia Livingston, Mitsutaku Makino, Vladimir Radchenko and Chang-Ik Zhang (2010) Developing an Ecosystem-based Approach for Ocean Management in the PICES Region. Report of Working Group 19 on Ecosystem-based Management Science and its Application to the North Pacific (PICES Scientific Report No. 37), 3-82.
  • Makino M “Fisheries Management under Species Alternation: case of the Pacific purse seiner off Japan”, Proceedings of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) (2010).
  • Makino M “Adaptive management and risk analysis of fisheries resources” in (S. Teranishi and N. Ishida. Ed.s) Introduction for Natural Resource Economics 1. 166-190, Chuo-keizai-sya: Tokyo (2010). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Interactions between fisheries species alternation and fisheries”. Aquanet Monthly, December, Soubun-sya: Tokyo (2010).[in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Grand Design of Fisheries Management in Japan”. Fisheries Sector, June-August, Japan Fisheries Association: Tokyo (2010). [in Japanese]. 
  • Y. Sakurai, M. Makino, H. Matsuda (2010) “Sustainable Fisheries in Shiretoko, Japan”. (Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity) Business 2010, 5(3): 32-33.
  • Makino M “International comparison of fisheries sector structures and ITQ”. Marine Fisheries Engineering,  92: 17-23 (2010). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Marine Protected Areas in Japan and their monitoring”. Ocean Monthly 42(2): 107-115 (2010). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Grand Design of Fisheries Management in Japan”. Suisan-Shinkou 504: 1-51 (2009). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Grand Design of Fisheries Management in Japan”. Marine Fisheries Engineering  88: 35-44. [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Grand Design of Fisheries Management in Japan”. Ocean Monthly 41(9)、520-526 (2009). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Roles of fisheries in Ecosystem-based management: case of the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage”. Resource Management Study Group Report of the Institute of Cetacean Research, Japan 43: 1-9 (2009). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Application of risk management to fisheries resource and ecosystem-based management”. Report of Bio-Ecological Risk Management COE program, p225-232 (2008). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Role of Fishers in Marine Ecosystem Co-management: Case of Shiretoko World Natural Heritage Area”. APEC Bulletin on Marine Resource Conservation and Fisheries IX (1): 10-20(2007).
  • Makino M “Fisheries and ecosystem-based management”. National Parks 655:16-19 (2007). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Marine ecosystem-based management”. Marine Fisheries Engineering, March (2007). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Theory and case studies of fisheries resource management” (Yokohama National University Ed.) Introduction to Bio-Ecological Risk Management p 141-155, Ohm-sya: Tokyo (2007). [in Japanese]
  • H. Matsuda and Makino M “Fisheries resources” (Ocean Policy Research Institute Ed) White Paper of Ocean. [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Issues in the fisheries management for ecosystem-based management” Monthly Ocean 38:666-672 (2006). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Legal nature of recreational fisheries”. Aquanet Montly March (2006). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Integration of the ecosystem-based management and fisheries management” WWF Japan Eco-Fisheries Report (2005). [in Japanese]
  • Makino M “Fisheries law” (Japanese Society of Fisheries Economics. Ed) Past and future of Fisheries Economics Research, Seizando-shoten: Tokyo. [in Japanese]


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