The purpose of this study is to understand the features of the fishing ground near the Third Nuclear Power Plant in Taiwan such as the fish species, catch, the amount of money of catch, the distribution area of fishing ground , cost and income of each voyage. Five adopted fishing rafts were applied in this research to gather relevant data for the investigation from July 1996 to December 2003. There are 146 kinds of species have been found for the total catches, most of the operating area were located at the center of the sea in which the thermal effluent from the Third Nuclear Power Plant can not reach or influence. Based on the gathered data from the investigation, it is also found that the activities for Herngchuen fishers related to fishing rafts and operating voyages are rare and unimportant.
Cheng, Lei-Zong and Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur
"Features of the Fishing Ground Near the Third Nuclear Power Plant in Taiwan,"
Journal of Marine Science and Technology: Vol. 12:
5, Article 13.
Available at: https://jmstt.ntou.edu.tw/journal/vol12/iss5/13