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Staffs
Akira Komaru (Professor)
Kouichi Kawamura (Professor)
Shoji Houki (Assistant Professor)

Natsumi Sano (Research Fellow)
Hiroshi Muto (Master-course student)

Associates
Teruyoshi Narita
Nariaki Inoue
Ryo Ishibashi
Takashi Ishikawa
Mayu Obata
Takuya Miyake
Mitsuya Yamada
Hisae Miyahara
Takashi Atsumi
Junya Kawase
Yu Satoh
Ayumu Ikoma
Tatsuya Toda
Tesshin Nagasaki

Journals

Accepted

2022
4) Asep Sahidin, Gunawan Muhammad, Zahidah Hasan, Mochamad Candra Wirawan Arief, Akira Komaru. Color profile and microtructure of the nacre shell of an invasive freshwater mussel, Anodonta woodiana, at different elevations in West Java, Indonesia. Aquaculture 553, Article 738068
3) Muhammad G., Fujimura T., Sahidin A., Komaru A. The presence of irregular layers on the nacre of the high- and low-quality Pinctada fucata martensii pearls. AACL Bioflux 15:510-519
2) Shigenori Nobata, Shouji Houki, Takashi Kitagawa & Susumu Hyodo. Condition factor dependency of burst swimming ability between wild and hatchery-reared chum salmon fry (Oncorhynchus keta). Ichthyological Research.
1) Ayumu Ikoma, Tatsuya Toda, Tesshin Nagasaki and Kouichi Kawamura. Genetic structure of the Japanese torrent catfish Liobagurus reinii (Amblycipitidae) in the River Miya and the neighboring drainages, Japan. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology

2021
9) Takuya Miyake, Jun Nakajima, Keitaro Umemura, Norio Onikura, Takayoshi Ueda, Carl Smith and Kouichi Kawamura. Genetic diversification of the Kanehira bitterling Acheilognathus rhombeus inferred from mitochondrial DNA, with comments on the phylogenetic relationship with its sister species Acheilognathus barbatulus. Journal of Fish Biology
99, 1677-1695
8) Hiroshi Muto, Yusuke Hibino, Koichi Hoshino and Hayate Hashimoto. Reliable record of a moray eel, Gymnothorax reevesii (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), collected from Shimane Prefecture and the East China Sea, Japan. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology.,
68, 157-162
7) Shigenori Nobata, Takashi Kitagawa, Shouji Houki, Motohiro Ito, Yoshinori Aoki, Katsufumi Sato & Susumu Hyodo. Relationships between maturational status and migration behavior of homing chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta in inner bays of the Sanriku coast. General and Comparative Endocrinology 313, 113896.
6) Hideo Aoki, Michio Suzuki, Shinji Tanaka, Takashi Atsumi, Shigeki Nakauchi and Akira Komaru. Influence of nacre thickness and crystal structure characteristics on interference color and luster of cultured Akoya pearl. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 87, 485-493.
5)Sano,N., I.Kuriyama, S.Tanaka and A.Komaru. Effects of low-salinity and no-feed post-operative care during pearl sac formation on the expression profiles of shell matrix protein genes in the Akoya pearl oyster , Pinctada fucata. Aquaculture Scuence, 69, 231-234.
4) Shouji Houki. Dietary analysis of bivalve larvae based on observation of the stomach contents using a scanning electron microscope. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 87, 424-426
3) Gunawan Muhammad, Takuya Fujimura, Asep Sahidin and Akira Komaru. The influence of donor and recipient oyster red and blue shell nacre interference color on Pinctada fucata martensii pearl quality. Aquaculture 543, Article 736947.
2) Natsumi Sano, Isao Kuriyama and Akira Komaru. Characteristics of mantle gene expression and bacterial flora in Akoya pearl oysters, Pinctada fucata with mantle atrophy. Aquaculture Science 69, 13-20.
1) Gunawan Muhammad, Takuya Fujimura and Akira Komaru. The effects of nacre microstructure on green and pink interference colors in Pinctada fucata martensii pearls. Aquaculture 535, Article 736424.

2020
7)Shouji Houki and Tomohiko Kawamura. Feeding and digestion periodicities of Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum in natural intertidal and subtidal zones estimated from the morphological condition of crystalline style. Journal of Molluscan Studies 86, 361-371.
6)Gunawan Muhammad, Takashi Atsumi and Akira Komaru. The influence of water temperature, salinity and food availability on nacre deposition rates in shells and pearls of Japanese and hybrid pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata (Gould, 1850). Aquaculture 528, Article 735512.
5)Tejima K, Yamada M, Houki S and Komaru A. Coexistence of hermaphrodites and males in androgenetic clam Corbicula fluminea Müller in Shirakawa River, Kyoto, Japan. Journal of Shellfish Research 39, 1–8,
4) Takahashi T, Nagano JA, Kawaguchi L, Onikura N, Nakajima J, Miyake T, Suzuki N, Kanoh Y, Tsuruta T, Tanimoto T, Yasui Y, Oshima N and Kawamura K. A ddRAD‐based population genetics and phylogenetics of an endangered freshwater fish from Japan. Conservation Genetics 21, 641-652.
3)Sano N, Houki S, Kodan A, Kawamura K, Yamada M and Komaru A. Genetic confirmation of “egg parasitism” in androgenetic freshwater Corbicula clams by paternity testing using microsatellite DNA markers. Plankton & Benthos Research 15, 58-62.)
2)Hirai K, Kameda K and Kawamura K. Dietary preference of green turtle, Chelonia mydas, in Yaeyama Archipelago. Bulletin of the Herpetological Society of Japan 2020, 1-10.
1)Yamamoto S, Morita K, Kikko T, Kawamura K, Sato S and Gwo J.C. Phylogeography of a salmonid fish, masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou subspecies-complex, with disjunct distributions across the Temperate Northern Pacific. Freshwater Biology 65, 698-715.

2019
4) Okajima K, Nagaoka S, Houki S, Ito R and Kondo M. Growing of Asian clams and the difference of water qualities of Miyagawa irrigation network system in main pipeline system via pond or not.. IDRE Journal 87, 149-157
3) Okajima K, Nagaoka S, Houki S, Ito R and Kondo M. Report on the environmental conditions, joint shapes and pipe gradient of the Asian clams in pipelines. IDRE Journal 87, 99-105
2) Sato Y and Komaru A. Pearl formation in the Japanese pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata) by CaCO3 polymorphs: pearl quality–specific biomineralization processes and their similarity to shell regeneration. Aquaculture Research 50, 1710-1717.
1) Iwahori A, Kitamura J and Kawamura K. Genetic characteristics of the Japanese Serow Capricornis crispus in the Kii Mountain Range, Central Japan. Zoological Science 36, 306-315.


2018
8) Sano N, Hasegawa N, Hanyu K, Miyawaki D, Komaru A and Kuwabara H. Genetic structure of the asari clam Ruditapes philippinarum in Ise Bay inferred by miicrosatellite DNA marker. Aquaculture Science 66, 209-216
7) Hotta M and Komaru A, Hotta M and Komaru A, The process of first polar body formation in eggs of the androgenetic clam Corbicula fluminea. Journal of Shellfish Researxch 37, 131-137.
6)Kawase J, Aoki J, Hamada K, Ozaki A and Araki K. Identification of sex-associated SNPs of greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) Journal of Genomics 6, 53-62
5) Houki S, Kawamura T, Ogawa N and Watanabe Y. Efficient crushing of hard benthic diatoms in the gut of the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum – Experimental and observational evidence. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 505, 35-44.
4)Araki K, Aoki J, Kawase J, Hamada K, Ozaki A, Fujimoto H, Yamamoto I and Usuki H. Whole Genome Sequencing of Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) for SNP Identification on Aligned Scaffolds and Genome Structural Variation Analysis Using Parallel Resequencing. International Journal of Genomics Volume 2018, Article ID 7984292
3)Kawamura K, Kaieda S, Kato M and Kobayashi S. Invasion genetics of nutria (Myocastor coypus) in Okayama, Japan, inferred from mitochondrial and microsatellite markers. European Journal of Wildlife Research 64:27
2) Kawase J, Aoki J and Araki K. Constructing a 'Chromonome' of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata) for Comparative Analysis of Chromosomal Rearrangements. Journal of Genomics 6, 9-19
1) Atsumi T, Aoki H., Tanaka S and Komaru A. Treatment effects during the post-operative care on the rate of pearl-sac formation in the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata. Aquaculture 483, 154-162.

2017
6) Hotta M, Komaru A, Joana Teixeira De Sousa and Standish K. AllenJr. Meiotic and Early Zygotic Development in Crassostrea virginica Observed through Confocal Microscopy. Journal of Shellfish Research 36, 699- 706
5) Sano N, Atsumi T, Tanaka S and Komaru A. Hemolymph haemagglutination activity of pearl oysters Pinctada fucata in post-operative care. Aquaculture Research 48, 5690-5692
4) Muhammad G, Atsumi T, Sunardi, Komarua A. Nacre growth and thickness of Akoya pearls from Japanese and Hybrid Pinctada fucata in response to the aquaculture temperature condition in Ago Bay, Japan. Aquaculture 477, 35-42
3) Kawamura K, Fujiwara A, Yamada M, Furukawa W, Kurita J and Okamoto H. Development and characterization of 24 polymorphic microsatellite markers for bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus. Genes & Genomics 39, 637-644
2) Liu X, Sato Y, Komaru A, Atsumi T, Awaji M, Yamamoto T, Higuchi K, Iwahashi Y and Nagai K. Characteristics of pearls produced by implantation of different mantle area pieces. Aquaculture Science 65, 61-71
1) Kawamura K, Miyake M, Obata M, Aoki H and Komaru A. Population demography and genetic characteristics of the Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas in Japan. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 70, 211-221

2016
1) Kanamori A, Sugita Y, Yuasa Y, Kawamura K, Uno Y, Kamimura K, Matsuda Y, Wilson CA, Amores A, Postlethwait JH, Suga K & Sakakura Y. A genetic map for the only self-fertilizing vertebrate. G3-Genes Genomes and Genetics 6, 1095-1106

2015
3) Sano N, Kimata S, Obata M, Komaru A Distribution and migration of immature germ cells in the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata with the expression pattern of the vasa orthlog by in situ hybridization. Journal of Shellfish Research, 34, 803-809.
2)Miyake T, Isowa K, Ishikawa T, Komaru A, Kawamura K. Evaluation of genetic characteristics of wild and cultured populations of the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii by using AFLP markers. Aquaculture International, 24, 537-538.
1)Katano O, Baba Y, Kawamura K, Ohara H. The effects of ayu Plecoglossus altivelis on the abundance and algal-grazing of pale chub Zacco platypus in immigrated rivers. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 62:99-106..

2014
7) Mikura T, Takamori R, Fujiwara M, Tsuruta T, Kanoh Y & Kawamura K. Genetic characteristics of pond populations of Japanese rosy bitterling Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus in Osaka Prefecture, inferred from microsatellite markers. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi, 80, 908-916.
6)Katano O, Baba Y, Ohara H, Kawamura K, Sato M, Kumagaya M, Takeuchi M, Ito S, Togashi S, Inoue N. Enlarged distribution of Nipponocypris temminckii as a domestic alien fish. Japan. J. Ichthyol. 61, 97-103.
5) Sakai H, Takahashi T & Komaru A. Allozyme variability in Japanese Corbicula leana and exotic C. fluminea, and freshwater clam diversification. Venus 72, 109-121.
4)Kawamura K, Ueda T, Arai R & Smith C. Phylogenetic relationships of bitterling fishes (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Acheilognathinae), inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences. Zoological Science 31, 321-329.
3)Yamada M, Ishibashi R, Toyoda K, Kawamura K and Komaru A Phylogeography of the Brackish Water Clam Corbicula japonica around the Japanese Archipelago Inferred from Mitochondrial COII Gene Sequences. Zoological Science. 31, 168-179.
2)Miyahara H, Yamada H, Satoh T, Harada Y, Kawamura K. Genetic evaluation on the reintroduced project of the amago salmon Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae. Nippon Suisn Gakkishi 80, 233-240.
1) Atsumi T, Ishikawa T, Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Aoki H, Abe H, Kamiya N and Komaru A. Post-operative care of implanted pearl oysters Pinctata fucata in low salinity seawater improves the quality of pearls. Aquaculture 422-423, 232-238.

2013
5) Kawamura, K. A critically endangered subspecies at increased risk of extinction owing to a change in taxonomic treatment -the fate of Rhodeus atremius suigensis. Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology 18, 239-242.
4) Sano N, Obata M, Komaru A. Mitochondrial DNA transcriptionlevels during spermatogenesis and early development in doubly uniparental inheritance of the mitochondrial DNA system of the blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Zoological Science 30, 675-679.
3) Onikura N, Miyake T, Nakajima J, Fukuda S, Kawamato T, Kawamura K. Predicting potential hybridization between native and non-native Rhodeus ocellatus subspecies: The implications for conservation of a pure native population in northern Kyushu, Japan. Aquatic Invasions 8, 219-229.
2) Komaru A, Yamada M, Houki S. Relationship Between Two Androgenetic Clam Species, Corbicula leana and Corbicula fluminea, Inferred from Mitochondrial Cytochrome b and Nuclear 28S rRNA Markers. Zoological Science 30, 360-365.
1) Sato Y, Inoue N, Ishikawa T, Ishibashi R, Obata M, Aoki H, Atsumi T, Komaru A. Pearl microstructure and expression of shell matrix protein genes MSI31 and MSI60 in pearl sac epithelium of Pinctada fucata by in situ hybridization. PloS ONE 8(1) : e52372. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052372

2012
6) Nariaki I, Nanbu R, Hasegawa N, Higano J, Kuwahara H, H. Sekiguchi. SEM observations on larval shell morphology of Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum and their utility. Fisheries Science 78, 1237-1243.
5) Sato T, Kimura S, Inoue N, Sekiguchi H. A final-stage phyllosoma of a scyllaeine lobster Galearctus kitanoviriosus (HARADA) collected off Toba along the Kumano-nada sea on the Pacific coast of central Japan. Nanki Seibustu, 52,101-106.
4) Miyahara H, Yamada H, Sato T, Harada Y, Yamamoto S, Kawamura K. Mitochondrial-nuclear discordance in the Amago salmon, Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae, in the River Miya, Japan. Conservation Genetics 13:1343-1353.
3)Kawamura K, Furukawa M, Kubota M & Harada Y Effects of stocking hatchery fish on the phenotype of indigenous populations in the amago salmon Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae in Japan. Journal of Fish Biology 81, 94-109.
2)Onikura N, Nakajima J, Miyake T, Kawamura K, Fukuda S. Predicting distributions of seven bitterling fishes in northern Kyushu, Japan. Ichtyological Research 59, 124-133..
1)Komaru A, Houki S, Yamada M, Miyake T, Obata M, Kawamura K. 28S rDNA haplotypes of males are distinct from those of androgenetic hermaphrodites in the clam Corbicula leana. Developmemt Genes & Evolution 222, 181-187.

2011
9) Obata M, Sano N, Komaru A. Different transcriptional ratios of male and female transmitted mitochondrial DNA and tissue-specific expression patterns in the blue mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Development Growth and Differentiation 53, 878-886.
8) Atsumi T, Ishikawa T, Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Aoki H, Nishikawa H, Kamiya N, Komaru A. A new method for decreasing the rate of nuclei expelled from post-operative pearl oysters, Pinctata fucata in tanks as constant temperature. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 77, 68-74.
7) Sano N, Obata M, Ooie Y, Komaru A. Mitochondrial DNA copy number is maintained during spermatogenesis and in the development of male larvae to sustain the doubly uniparental inheritance of mitochondrial DNA system in the blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Development, Growth & Differentiation 53, 816-821.
6) Houki S, Yamada M, Honda T, Komaru A. Origin and possible role of males in hermaphroditic androgenetic Corbicula clams. Zoological Science 28, 526-531.
5) Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Ishikawa T, Atsumi T, Aoki H, Komaru A. Gene expression patterns in the outer mantle epithelial cells associated with pearl sac formation Marine Biotechnology 13, 474-483.
4) Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Ishikawa T, Atsumi T, Aoki H, Komaru A. Can the quality of pearls from the Japanese pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata) be explained by the gene expression patterns of the major shell matrix proteins in the pearl sac? Marine Biotechnology 13, 48-55.
3) Miyake T, Nakajima J, Onikura N, Ikemoto S, Iguchi K, Komaru A, Kawamura K. The genetic structure of two subspecies of Rhodeus atremius, an endangered bitterling in Japan. Conservation Genetics 12, 383-400.
2) Atsumi T, Ishikawa T, Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Aoki H, Nishikawa H, Kamiya N, Komaru A. Improvement of the production of high-quality pearls by keeping post-operative pearl oysters Pinctata fucata in low-salinity seawater. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 77, 68-74.
1) Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Ishikawa T, Atsumi T, Aoki H, Komaru A. Comparison of expression patterns of shell matrix protein genes in the mantle tissues between high- and low-quality pearl producing recipients of the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata. Zoological Science 28, 32-36.

2010
11) Nagoya H., Kawamura K., Ohta H. Production of androgenetic amago salmon Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae with dispermy fertilization. Fisheries Science 76, 305-313.
10)Aoki H., Ishikawa T., Fujiwara T., Atsumi T., Nishikawa H., Okamoto C., Komaru A. Utility of shell-closing strength as the indicator of good health in breeding and culture management of Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata. Aquaculture 308(Suppl. 1): S115-S118.
9) Ohta H, Arita K, Isowa K, Ishikawa T, Aoki H. Development of an artificial fertilization method for the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctata fucata martensii by using a microplate. Aquaculture Science 58, 517-523.
8) Kawamura K, Yonekura R, Ozaki Y, Katano O, Taniguchi Y, Saitoh K. The role of propagule pressure in the invasion success of bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in Japan. Molecular Ecology 19, 5371-5388.
7) Obata M, Sano N, Kimata S, Nagasawa K, Yoshizaki G, Komaru A. The proliferation and migration of immature germ cells in the mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis: observation of the expression pattern in the M. galloprovincialis vasa-like gene (Myvlg) by in situ hybridization. Development Genes and Evolution 220, 139-149.
6) Yamada M, Ishibashi R, Kawamura K, Komaru A. Interrelationships of the freshwater clams Corbicula leana Prime, 1864. and C. fluminea (Mullller, 1774) distributed in Japan inferred from shell type and mitochondrial DNA Cyt b region. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 76, 926-932.
5) Komaru A, Hori H, Yanase Y, Onouchi K, Kato T, Ishibashi R, Kawamura K, Kobayashi M, Nishida M. Mitochondrial 16S rDNA analysis used to distinguish Corbicula japonica from Japan and imported species from Korea and China. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 74, 621-629.
4) Inoue N, Ishibashi R, Ishikawa T, Atsumi T, Aoki H, Komaru A. Gene expression patterns and pearl formation in the Japanese pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata): A comparison of gene expression patterns between the pearl sac and mantle tissues. Aquaculture 308, S68-S74.
3) Sano B, Obata M, Komaru A. Mitochondrial DNA transmitted from sperm in the blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis showing doubly uniparental inheritance of mitochondria, quantified by Real-time PCR. Zoological Science 27, 611-614.
2) Komaru A, Onouchi K, Yanase Y, Nagasaki K, Otake T. Comparison of Sr/Ca ratio of the Corbicula japonica shells collected in Japan., imported C. japonoca from Korea and C. largillieri from China. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 39, 87-94.
1) Kano Y, Kitamura J, Kawamura K. Spawning ecology and schemes for the conservation of an endangered cyprinid, Pseudorasbora pumila subsp. sensu Nakamura (1969), and comparison with its related species Pseudorasbora paeva. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 57, 43-50.

2009
9) Sekiguchi H, Kimura S, Inoue N. Four scyllarine species (Decapoda: Scyllaridae: Scyllarinae): two in first record and two rare in Japanese waters. Taxa 26, 1-11.
8) Inoue N, H. Sekiguchi. Can long-term variation in catch of Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus beexplained by larval supply through the Kuroshio Current? New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 43, 89-99.
7) Yonekura R, Kawamura K, Nishikawa W. Microevolution in invasive species: relative importance of genetic drift and natural selection. Japanese Journal of Ecology 59, 153-158
6) Kawamura K, Katayama M, Miyake T, Ohmae Y, Harada Y, Kanoh Y, Iguchi K. Mechanisms of extinctions of native species caused by exotic-related species. Japanese Journal of Ecology 59, 131-143
5)Nishikawa U, Yonekura R, Iwasaki K, Nishida M, Kawamura K, Kawai H. Molecular approaches to the study of biological invasions: applications to ecosystem management. Japanese Journal of Ecology 59, 161-166
4) Komaru A, Onouchi K, Yanase Y, Narita M, Otake T. Shell strontium/calcium ratios of Corbicula japonica collected from blackish area with different salinity. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 75, 443-450.
3) Ishikawa T, Okamoto T, Hayashi M, Aoki H, Isowa K, Komaru A. The heredity of the shell-closing strength in the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctata fucata martensii. Aquaculture Science 57, 77-82
2) Obata M, Sano N, Komaru A. Doubly uniparental inheritance of mitochondrial DNA in the blue mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis: The possibility of the correlation between sperm mitochondrial and germ cell formation. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 38, 61-72
1) Kawamura K, Yonekura R, Taniguchi Y, Katano O, Saitoh K. Phylogeography of the bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in the Mississippi RIver Basin. Zoological Science 26, 24-34

2008
4) Narita T, Kawamoto T, Isowa K, Aoki H, Hayashi M, Komaru A, Ohta H. Fertility of cryopreserved spermatozoa of the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii. Aquaculture 275, 178-181
3) Miyake T, Nakajina J, Onikura N, Komaru A, Kawamura K. Present distribution of Japanese rosy bitterling Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus in Kyushu, inferred from mitochondrial DNA and morphology. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 74, 1060-1067
2) Onikura N, Nakajima J, Eguchi K, Miyake T, Kawamura K, Inui R, Mukai T, Nishida T, Kawaguchi Y. Present distributions of exotic species in creeks around Sea of Ariake and Yatsushiro, Northwestern Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Japan Society of Water Environment 31, 395-401
1) Obata M, Shimizu M, Sano N & Komaru A. Maternal inheritance of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas): A preliminary study using mtDNA sequence analysis with evidence of random distribution of MitoTracker-stained sperm mitochondria in fertilized eggs. Zoological Science 25, 248-254.

2007
11) Miyake T,Kawamura K,Hosoya K & Kitagawa T.Discovery of the Japanese rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus, in Nara Prefecture. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 54, 139-148.
10) Yonekura R, Kawamura K, Uchii K A peculiar relationship between genetic diversity and adaptability in invasive exotic species: bluegill sunfish as a model species. Ecological Research 22, 911-919.
9) Aoki H, Komaru A, Narita M, Isowa K, Hayashi M, Kawamoto T, Tsuda Y, Ohta H. Larage-scale conservation of Japanese pearl oyster Pinctata fucata martensii sperm. Nippon Suisan gakkaishi 73, 149-1056.
8) Kawamura K, Kubota M, Furukawa M, Harada Y The genetic structure of endangered indigenous populations of the amago salmon, Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae, in Japan. Conservation Genetics 8, 1163-1176.
7) Onikura N, Nakajima J, Eguchi K, Miyake T, Nishida T, Inui R, Kenmochi T, Sugimoto Y, Kawamura K, Oikawa S. Relationships between the appearances and populations of freshwater fish species and the revetment conditions in the creeks around Sea of Ariake, Northwestern Kyushu Island, Japan. Journal of Japan Society on Water Environment 30, 277-283 .
6) Obata M, Sano N, Kawamura K, Komaru A. Inheritance of two M type mitochondrial DNA from sperm and unfertilized eggs to offspring in Mytilus galloprovincialis. Development Growth and Differentiation 49, 335-344.
5)Ishikawa H, Ishikawa T, Miyatsu Y, Kurihara K, Fukao A & Yokoyama K. Genotoxic effects of alcohol in human peripheral lymphocytes modulated by ADH1B and ALDH2 gene polymorphisms. Mutatation Research, 615, 134-142.
4) Kawamoto T, Narita T, Isowa K, Aoki H, Hayashi M, Komaru A, Ohta H. Effects of cryopreservation methods on post-thaw motility of spermatozoa from the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii. Cryobiology 54, 19-26.
3) Ohta H, Kawamoto T, Isowa K, Aoki H, Hayashi M, Narita T, Komaru A. Motility of spermatozoa obtained from testis of the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii. FIsheries Science 73, 107-111.
2) Narita T, Grammanee M, Sekiguchi H. Population dynamics of mantis shrimp Oratosquilla oratoria in Ise Bay, central Japan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 73, 18-31.
1) Sano N, Obata M, & Komaru A. Quantitation of the male and female types of mitochondria DNA in blue mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis using the real-time PCR assay Development,Growth & Differentiation 49, 67-72.

2006
12)Ishikawa H, Ishikawa T, Miyatsu Y, Kurihara K, Fukao A & Yokoyama K. A polymorphism of the methionine synthase reductase gene increases chromosomal damage in peripheral lymphocytes in smokers. Mutatation Research, 599, 135-43.
11) Okamoto C, Komaru A, Hayashi M, Aoki H, Isowa k. Variation of shell-closing strength among several families in pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii. Aquaculture Science 54, 525-529.
10) Onikura N, Nakajima J, Eguchi K, Inui R, Hika E, Miyake T, Kawamura K, Matusi S, Oikawa S. Change in distribution of bitterlings, and effects of urbanization on populations of bitterlings and unionid mussels in Takara River System, Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Japan Society on Water Environment 12, 837-842.
9) Narita T, Ganmanee M, Sekiguchi H. Population dynamics of a dragonet Repomucenus valenciennei in Ise Bay, central Japan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 72, 860-872.
8) Obata M, Nishimori K, Komaru A. Change of centrosome attachment site causes androgenesis in the freshwater clam, Corbicula fluminea: Comparison with C. sandai. Venus 65, 247-257.
7) Okamoto C, Komaru A, Hayashi M, Isowa K. Shell-closing strength of pearl oyster, Pincata fucata martensii and its relationship to mortality and various parts of oyster. Auauculture Science 54, 293-299.
6) Ishibashi R, Kumamoto A, Kato T, Nemoto T & Komaru A. The meiotic process in the zygotes from two Corbicula species in Tone River. Aquaculture Science 54, 125-134.
5) Komaru A, Kumamoto A, Kato T, Ishibashi R, Obata M & Nemoto T. Ploidy elevation hypothesis by formation of female pronucleus. Zoological Science 23, 529-532.
4) Narita T, Hoshi T, Nagasaki M, Komaru A. Spawning possibility of Corbicula japonica under low salinity condition in Corbicula clams. Aquaculture Science 54, 201-208.
3) Ishibashi R, Komaru A. Abortive second meiosis detected in cytochalasin-treated eggs in androgenetic diploid Corbicula fluminea. Development Growth Differentiation 48, 277-282.
2) Obata M, Kamiya C, Kawamura K, Komaru A. Sperm mitochondrial DNA transmission to both male and female offspring in the blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Development Growth Differentiation 48, 253-261.
1) Kawamura K, Yonekura R, Katano O, Taniguchi Y & Saitoh K. Origin and dispersal of bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in Japan and Korea. Molecular Ecology 16, 613-621.

2005
4)Ishikawa T, Ogata S, Okumura K & Taguchi H. Detection of DNA Damages Induced by Five Model Chemicals in Goldfish Carassius auratus Cells Using Comet Assay. Cytologia, 70, 59-64.
3) Kawamura K & Uehara K. Effects of temperature on free-embryonic diapause in the autumn-spawning bitterling Acheilognathus rhombeus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Journal of Fish Biology 67, 684-695.
2) Obata M & Komaru A. Specific location of sperm mitochondria in mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis zygotes stained by Mito Tracker. Development Growth Differentiation 47, 255-263.
1) Kawamura K. Low genetic variation and inbreeding depression in small isolated populations of the Japanese rose bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus. Zoological Science 22, 517-524.

2004
4) Hayakawa Y, Akiyama R, Munehara H & Komaru A. Dimorphic Sperm Influence Semen Distribution in a Non-copulatory Sculpin Hemilepidotus gilberti. Environmental Biology of Fishes 65, 311-317.
3) Hayakawa Y, Munehara H & Komaru A. Obstructive Role of the Dimorphic Sperm in a Non-copulatory Marine Sculpin, Hemilepidotus gilberti, to Prevent Other Males' Eusperm from Fertilization. Environmental Biology of Fishes 64, 419-427.
2) Atsumi T, Komaru A & Okamoto C. Genetic relationship among the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctata fucata martensii and other pearl oysters. Fish Genetics ans Breeding Science 33, 135-142.
1) Kawamura K, Yonekura R, Ishikawa M & Katano O. Genetic characteristics of a Bluegill Sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in Japan and Korea in the restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) of mitochondrial DNA. Fish Genetics ans Breeding Science 33, 93-100.

2003
4) Ishibashi R &Komaru A. Invasion of Corbicula fluminea into the Lake Biwa-Yodo River system. Venus 62, 65-70.
3) Narita T, Houssain M & Sekiguchi H. Seasonal and Interannual variations in biomass and abundance of Megabenthos in Ise Bay, Central Japan. Benthos Research 58, 75-85.
2) Sola L, Gornung E, Naoi H, Gunji R, Sato C, Kawamura K, Arai R & Ueda T. FISH-mapping of 18S ribosomal RNA genes and telemetric sequences in the Japanese bitterlings Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus and Tanakia limbata (Pisces, Cyprinidae)reveals significant cytogenetic differences in morphologically similar karyotypes. Genetica 119: 99-106.
1) Ishibashi R, Okubo K, Utaki M, Komaru K & Kawamura K. Androgenetic reproduction in a fresh water clam Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Zoological Science 20, 727-732.

2002
4) Hayakawa Y, Komaru A & Munehara H. Ultrastructural observations of eu- and paraspermiogenesis in the cottid fish Hemilepidotus gilberti (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae). Journal of Morphology 253, 243-254.
3) Ishibashi R, Komaru A, Okubo K & Kiyomoto M. The second meiosis occrus in Cytochalasin D-treated eggs of Corbicula leana even through it is not observed in control androgenetic eggs because thematernal chromosomes and centrosomes are extruded at first meiosis. Developmental Biology 244, 37-43.
2) Narita T, Hanyu K & Sekiguchi T. Relationships among oceanographic conditions, plankton biomass and commercial catch yields in Ise Bay, central Japan (Preliminary). Bulletin of the Plankton Society of Japan 49, 127-135.
1) Narita T, Sekiguchi H. Food habits of crabs in Ise Bay, Central Japan. Japanese Journal of Benthology 57, 1-12.

2001
4) Ishikawa T, Takai A, Hayashi M & Ueno K. Chromosomal aberrations and survival in normal and dechorionated embryos of Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cobitidae pisces) exposed to mitomycin C. Cytologia, 66, 215-219.
3) Kawamura K, Ueda T, Arai R, Nagata Y, Saitoh K, Ohtaka H & Kanoh Y. Genetic introgression by the rose bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus ocellatus, into the Japanese rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoological Science 18, 1027-1039.
2) Kawamura K, Nagata Y, Ohtaka H & Kanoh Y. Genetic diversity in the Japanese rosy bitterling Rhodeus ocelaltus kurumeus (Cyprinidae). Ichthyological. Research 48, 369-378.
1) Ohta H, Kawamura K, Unuma T & Takegoshi K. Cryopreservation of the sperm of the Japanese bitterling. Journal of Fish Biology 58, 670-681.

2000
3) Ishibashi R, Komaru A & Kondo T. Sperm sphere in unionid mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Zoological Science 17, 947-950.
2) Komaru A, Ookubo K & Kiyomoto M. All meiotic chromosomes and both centrosomes at spindle pole in the zygotes discarded at two polar bodies in clam Corbicula leana: unusual polar body formation observed by antitublin immunofluorescence. Development Genes and Evolution 210, 263-269.
1) Kawamura K & Hosoya K. Masculinization mechanism of hybrids in bitterlings (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Journal of Heredity 91, 464-473.

1999
2) Komaru A & Konishi K. Non-reductional spermatozoa in three shell color types of the freshwater clam Corbicula fluminea in Taiwan. Zoological Science 16, 105-108.
1) Kawamura K, Ueda T, Aoki K & Hosoya K. Spermatozoa in triploids of the rosy bitterling Rhodeus ocellatus ocellatus. Journal of Fish Biology, 55, 420-432.

1998
4) Komaru A, Kawagishi T & Konishi K. Cytological evidence of spontaenous androgenesis in the freshwater clam Corbicula leana Prime. Development Genes and Evolution 208, 46-50.
3) Konishi K, Kawamura K, Furuita H & Komaru K. Spermatogenesis of the freshwater clam Corbicula aff. fluminea Muller (Bivalvia: Corvbiculidae). Jounal of Shellfish Research 17, 185-189.
2) Kawamura K. Sex determination system of the rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus ocellatus. Environmental Biology of Fishes 52, 251-260.
1) Kawamura K, Hosoya K & Matsuda M. Transparent-scaled variant of the rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus ocellatus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoological Science 15, 425-443.

1997
4) Komaru A, Konishi K, Nakayama I, Kobayashi T, Sakai H & Kawamura K. Hermaphroditic freshwater clams in the genus Corbicula produce non-reductional spermatozoa with somatic DNA content. Biological Bulletin 193, 320-323.
3) Kawamura K & Hosoya K. Larval morphology of the Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus. Ichthyological Research 44, 389-398.
2) Kawamura K & Hosoya K. Dicovery of an endangered cyprinid, Pseudorasbora pumila subsp. sesu Nakamura (1969) from the Miya River System, Mie. Japanese Joural of Ichthyology 44, 57-60.
1) Okauchi M & Kawamura K. Optimum medium for large scale culture of Tetraselmis tetrathele and nutritive value. Hydrobiologia 358, 217-222.

1996
4) Danton E, Kiyomoto M, Komaru A, Wada KT, Awaji M & Mathieu M. Comparative analysis of storage tissue and insulin-like neurosecretion in diploid and triploid mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis LMK in relation to their gametogenesis cycle. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 29, 37-46.
3) Kiyomoto M, Komaru A, Scarpa J, Wada K, Danton E & Awaji M. Abnormal Gametogenesis, Male Dominant Sex Ratio, and Sertoli Cell Morphology in Induced Triploid Mussels, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Zoological Science 13, 392-402.
2) Wada KT & Komaru A. Color and weight of pearls produced by grafting the mantle tissue from a selected population for white shell color of the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii (Dunker). Aquaculture 142, 25-32.
1) Komaru A & Konishi K. Ultrastructure of biflagellate sperm in the freshwater clam Corbicula leana (Prime). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 29,193-197.

1995
3) Wada KT, Komaru A, Ichimura Y & Kurosaki H. Spawning peak occurs during winter in the Japanese subtropical population of the pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata fucata (Gould, 1850). Auaculture133, 207-214.
2) Komaru A, Scarpa J & Wada TK. Ultrastructure of spermatozoa in induced tetraploid mussel, Mytilus gallopprovincialis (LMK.). Journal of Shellfish Research 14, 405-410.
1) Kawamura K, Hosoya K & Fukusho K. Spermatozoa of artificially induced triploid Red sea bream, Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel). Fisheries Science 61, 355-356.

1994
4) Wada & Komaru A. Effect of selection for shell coloration on growth rate and mortality in the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii. Aquaculture125, 59-65.
3) Komaru A, Konishi K & Wada KT. Ultrastructure of spermatozoa from induced triploid pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas. Aquaculture123, 217-222
2) Komaru A & Wada T. Meiotic maturation and progeny of oocytes from triploid Japanese peral oysters (Pinctata fucata martensii) fertilized with spermatozoa from triploids. Aquaculture 120, 61-70.
1) Komaru A & Wada T. Gametogenesis and growth of induced triploid Japanese peral oyster, Pinctata martensii. Aquaculture Science 42, 541-546.

1993
2) Wada KT & Komaru A. Karyotype of the chinese mactra clam, Mactra chinensis (Bivalvia: Mactridae). Venus 52, 63-68.
1) Scarpa J, Wada KT & Komaru A. A. Induction of tetraploidy in mussels by suppression of polar body formation. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59, 2017-2023.

1991
2) Ueda T, Sato R, Iwata M, Komaru A & Kobayashi J. The viable 3.5n trouts produced between diploid females and allotriploid males. The Japanese Journal of Genetics 66, 71-75.
1) Komaru A & Wada T. Different processes of pronuclear events in pressure-treated and CB-treated zygotes at the second meiosis scallop. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 57, 1219-1223.

1990
4) Wada KT & Komaru A. Inheritance of white coloration of the prismatic layer of shells in the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii and its importance in the pearl culture industry. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 56, 1787-1790.
3) Durand P, Wada Kt & Komaru A. Triploidy induction by caffeine-heat shock treatments in the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctata fucata martensii. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 56, 1423-1425.
2) Komaru A, Matsuda H, Yamakawa T & Wada KT. Chromosome behavior of meisis-inhibited eggs with cytochalasin B in Japanese pearl oyster. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 56, 1419-1422.
1) Komaru A, Matsuda H, Yamakawa T & Wada KT. Meiosis and fertilization of Japanese pearl oyster eggs at different temperature observed with a fluorescent microscope. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 56, 425-430.

1989
3) Wada KT, Komaru A. & Uchimura Y. Triploid production in the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii. Aquaculture 76, 11-19.
2) Uchimura Y, Komaru A, Wada KT, Ieyama H, Yamaki M & Furuta H. Detection of induced triploidy at different ages for larvae of the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii, by microfluorometry with DAPI staining. Aquaculture 76, 1-9.
1) Komaru A & WADA KT. Gametogenesis and growth of induced triploid scallops Chlamys nobilis. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 55, 447-452.

1988
2) Komaru A, Uchimura Y, Ieyama H & Wada KT. Detection of induced triploid scallop, Chlamys nobilis, by DNA microfluorometry with DAPI staining. Aquqculture 69, 201-209.
1) Kawamura K, Hosoya K, Okazaki T & Kuwahara M. A new record of the delicate loach, Niwaella delicata (Niwa) from Takaya River in the Kamo River System, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Japan 43, 61-66.

1985
2) Komaru A & Wada KT. Karyotypes of four species in the Pectinidae (Bivalvia: Pteriomorphia). Venus 44, 249-259.
1) Wada KT & Komaru A. Karyotypes in five species of the Pteriidae (Bivalvia: Pteriomorphia). Venus 44, 183-192.

1983
1) Hayashi T, Mori A, Kawamura K, Kobayashi S, Yamashita A & Ohta H. Notes on the two lizrd species newly collected in Taketomijima Island of the Yaeyama Group, Ryukyu Archipelago. With reference to source problems on Lepidodactylus lugubris (Dumeril et Bibron, 1836). Nippon Herpetological Journal 26, 15-18.

Book reviews and Opinions

2013
1) Kawamura K. Misrepresentation of the taxonomy of the endangered Suwon rosy bitterling in the Fishes of Jpan with pictorial keys to the species. 3rd Edition: serious implications for its future conservation status. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 60, 190-192.

2009
2) Kawamura K. Review-Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 55, 56

1) Kawamura K. Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes. Ichthyological Research 55, 99.

Reports and Proceedings

2015
1) Takahashi Y, Yamada M, Komaru A. Morphs and ploidy of Corcicula clams from six populations in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Bulletin of Tochigi Prefectural Museum 32, 23-28.

2012
1) Hasegawa N, Higano J, Inoue N, Fujioka Y, Kobayashi S, Imai H, Yamaguchi M. Utilization of “Careshell” Made from Oyster Shell to the Fisheries of Short-neck Clam Ruditapes philippinarum. Journal of Fisheries Technology 5, 97-105.

2011
1) Aoki H, Komaru A. Studies on the breeding and culture management of pearl oysters using shell-closing strength as indicator. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 40, 85-96.

2008
1) Aoki H, Hayashi M, Ishikawa T, Isowa K, Ohta H, Komaru A. Influence of insemination time on fertilization rate and subsequent growth of hatched larvae of Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fuca martensii. Bull. Mie. Pref. Fish. Res. Inst. 16, 17-21.

2006
1) Komaru A. Cytological mechanism of androgenesis in Corbicula clams. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 25, 81-86.

1999
3) Kawamura K. Freshwater fishes of Mie Prefecture. Journal of Mie Zoological Society 22, 2-6.
2) Tamaoki F, Mitani S, Kamioka G, Furuta M & Kawamura K. Discovery of an endangered cyprinid, Pseudorasbora pumila subsp. sensu Nakamura (1969) from Ise (Isuzu River System). Annual Report of Toba Aquarium 10, 33-39.
1) Kobayashi T, Nakayama I, Komaru A & Sakai H. DNA polymorphism in freshwater clam (Corbicula leana). DNA polymorphism

1998
2) Komaru A, Konishi K, Kawamura K & Sakai H. Morphological remarks on a Corbicula species collected in Saga Prefecture. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 27, 37-41.
1) Hosoya K & Kawamura K. Skeletal formation and abnormalities in the caudal complex of the Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus (Temminck & Schlegel). Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, 12, 97-110.

1997
1) Okauchi M, Kawamura K & Mizukami Y. Nutritive value of 'Tahiti Isochrysis' Isochrysis sp. for larval greasy back shrimp, Metapenaeus ensis. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 26, 1-11.

1995
1) Kawamura K & Hosoya K. Karyotypic variation in rosy bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus (Jordan and Thompson). Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 24, 17-21.

1994
1) Scarpa J, Komaru A & Wada KT. Gynogenestic induction in the mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 23, 33-41.

1993
1) Hosoya K & Kawamura K. Skeletal structure of the branchial arches in Paralichthys olivaceus (Temminck et Schlegel). Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 22, 1-10.

1991
2) Wada KT & Komaru A. Estimation of genetic variation in shell traits of the Japanese pearl oyster. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 20, 19-24.
1) Kawamura K & Hosoya K. A modified double staining technique for maling a transparent-fish skeletal specimen. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 20, 11-18.

1988
1) Komaru A. Process in research on the chromosome engineering in bivalves. Suisan-Ikushu 13, 19-28.

1985
1) Komaru A & Wada KT. Karyotype of the Japanese pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii, observed in the trochophore larvae. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Aquaculture 7, 105-107.

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