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Tara sailing towards her next stopover: Taiwan

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Taranauts say goodbye to Chatan one last time

21/04/2017

End of the Japanese mission and goodbye to the public in Chatan, Okinawa Island

21/04/2017

Hidetoshi Nishijima, filming for the Japanese TV channel, NHK

21/04/2017

Hidetoshi Nishijima aboard Tara, filming the last sequences for a Japanese documentary

21/04/2017

Tara's scientific coordinator in Japan, Sylvain Agostini offers the Japanese flag to Capitain Samuel Audrain

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Departure ceremony at Chatan, Okinawa Island, Japan

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A little girl observing the schooner, surprised by the height of the mast

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Last group photo before the scientists on the Japanese leg disembark

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Yohei Nakamura leading the last guided visit in Chatan

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A future Taranaut getting off the boat

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Visits aboard schooner in Chatan, on Okinawa Island, Japan

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Sylvain Agostini from Tsukuba University; Natacha Roux, PhD student in marine biology; Sarah Romac, engineer; and Yuko Kitano, taxonomist preparing refrigerated packages

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Scientists preparing boxes of samples collected in Japan

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Coral farm conceived and built by Koji Kinjo on Okinawa island

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A cutting of coral

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Closeup on an Acropora coral cutting in a basin at the SeaSeed farm in Okinawa, Japan

21/04/2017

120 species of coral are grown from cuttings at the SeaSeed farm in Okinawa

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Coral cuttings in a basin at the SeaSeed Association in Okinawa

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Sylvain Agostini scientific coordinator, and first mate Nicolas Bin, during a visit to the SeaSeed coral farm in Okinawa

18/04/2017

Arrival in Chatan marks the end of a month of scientific research in Japan

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