Chinese Researchers are building the country's two largest marine fisheries research vessels. The main bodies of the two vessels are Blue Ocean and Lanhai 201, were completed in Shanghai.
According to the study, they have been put into the water and supporting equipment will be installed in the future.
The vessels are capable of collecting and analyzing data and samples in various missions, such as fisheries resource survey and assessment, fishery ecological environment monitoring and research and tests on fishing gears and techniques.
They said the vessels will play a key role in China's marine fishery research in the following 10 years, and will help improve the abilities to manage marine fishery resources after they are put into use.