Akajima Marine Science Laboratory

Akajima Marine Science Laboratory

Akajima Marine Science Laboratory (AMSL) is a private institution which was established in 1988 under the auspices of the Science and Technology Agency, Japan. At AMSL, basic studies on the reproduction and recruitment of corals and some technical and practical experiments concerning the restoration and remediation of coral reefs are being carried out. A number of scientists from Japan and abroad visit AMSL every year for research on the conservation and effective use of coral reef ecosystems.

Adress: 179 Aka, Zamami-son, Okinawa, 901-3311 JAPAN
Telephone: +81 (98) 987-2304
Fax: +81 (98) 987-2875

Other places

Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach is a natural beach which is on the east of Aka Island. Its emerald green colored sed is very suitable for swimming.
Tom Moya-reef
Tom Moya-reef, a coral reef, which emerge in a U-shape in the off of Akajima Island in the south of Kerama Islands.