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  • Apr. 1971The establishment of Magong research station.
  • 1973Magong station was elevated to Penghu Branch , T.F.R.I.
  • Mar. 1996The establishment of Penghu Aquarium.
  • May 2002Penghu Branch , T.F.R.I. and Penghu Aquarium was combined as Penghu Marine Biology Research Center.
  • Mar, 2005The operation of Penghu Aquarium was rehabilitated and transferred.
  • Nov. 2005Construction of Genetic bank was finished at Chinwan bay.


Marine fishery
  • To investigate basic data of marine ecology and fishery around Penghu water.
  • The investigation and conservation of marine fishery resources.
  • To promote sustainable fishery management strategies.
  • Development of techniques of reproduction and aquaculture for important economic aquatic species.
  • To establish the skill s of species selection, breeding, and reserve for important species.
  • To promote environmental -friendly aquaculture concepts.
Aquatic products process
  • Test, research and popularization of t he aquatic products processing.
  • Analyze and process test of t he composition of the marine alga.
  • Extraction and application of aquatic products functional elements.


The goal of the Aquatic Genetic bank in the future are listed as followed:
  • Conservation of marine biodiversity around Penghu water.
  • Reservation and research for important aquatic species.
  • To research on the propagation and cultivation of important economic aquatic species.
  • To propose the sustainable policy of marine resources management.
  • Increasing the value of fishery products.