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Ecological and biological studies of ocean rafting: Japanese tsunami marine debris in North America and the Hawaiian Islands.

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This paper introduces a special issue on Japanese tsunami marine debris in North America and the Hawaiian Islands. The paper includes brief discussions on the following topics: (i) contributions to the knowledge of Japanese and North Pacific Ocean marine biota; and (ii) biological and ecological future of Japanese tsunami marine debris biota.