The second Taiwan-Japan Seminar on Development and Management of Fisheries
In order to produce high quality protein from fish, it is urgent for Taiwan to conduct further research in the area of cage culture for the purpose of preparing the growing internationalization trade. In this research, we are leveraging on survey and Porter’s competitive strategy to assess the development and competitiveness of the cage culture. Our analysis aims to provide the economic benefits of e-commerce system and the current status of traceability and the supply chain management in the cobia industry. According to this empirical results, it indicates that Taiwanese cobia cage culture should reduce the costs of fish larvae, artificial diet, and labor to enhance price competitiveness; Companies should invest in both the sales and the interflow of commodities to make a complete value chain of “production”, “manufacture”, and “sale”. Additionally, Industrial policies should be initiated from traceability and supply chain management to promote the competitiveness, and finally strategies and suggestions of industrial adjustments are provided in this essay.