Shimoda Marine Research Center - guidelines for the collection of biological samples
Guideline 1 From the standpoint of resource protection and prevention of environmental destruction, we may decline the request or limit the number of collected individuals if the number of living species is small or the number of requested individuals is extremely large.
Guideline 2 Following collection, it is preferable to come to the center and perform the necessary research here.
Guideline 3 If it is unavoidable, the user should take the collected specimens back to their own laboratory.
Guideline 4 As a general rule, we will refuse transportation requests by Takkyubin.