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Physical Oceanography

Ikeya M., Satoh H., Ulsoy U. and Kimura R. : Split sea and walls of water-Moses' phenomenon at the Izmit earthquake, Turkey. Proceading of Japan Academy, Series B, 78, 24-29, 2002.

Itoh S. and Sugimoto T. : Behavior of warm-core rings in a double-gyre wind-driven ocean circulation model. Journal of Oceanography, 58, 651-660, 2002.

Itoh S. and Sugimoto T. : Direct current measurement off Sanriku. east of Japan. Journal of Oceanography, 58, 887-882, 2002.

Kanai H., Niino H., Fujibe F. and Kato T. : A numerical study on a rapidly developing mid-latitude cyclone that caused a heavy rainfall event on 27 October 1999. Proc. International Conf. on Mesoscale Convective Systems and heavy Rainfall/Snowfall in East Asia. Oct. 29-31. 2002.. Tokyo. Japan Science and Technology Cooporation, and Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, 1, 67-70, 2002.

Kimura R. : Numerical weather prediction. Journal of Wind Engineering, 90, 1403-1414, 2002.

Michida Y.,Yoritaka H. and Suzuki T. : An estimation of wind-driven component in the North Pacific subpolar gyre. Proceedings of International Symposium on Okhotsk Sea & Sea Ice, 17, 38-43, 2002.

Mori A. and Niino H. : Time evolution of nonlinear horizontal convection : Its flow regimes and self-similar solutions. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 59, 1841-1856, 2002.

Nakamura K. and Fujiyoshi Y. : Preliminary results of the analysis and numerical simulation of some disturbances observed during WMO-01. GCSS-ARM Workshop on the Representation of Cloud Systems in Large-Scale Models, 1, 20-24, 2002.

Nakamura K., Fujiyoshi Y., Yamasaki M., Tsuboki K., Kawasima M., Saito K. and Yoshizaki M. : A numerical experiment of a mesoscale vortex disturbance along the Mei-yu front observed during GAME/HUBEX 98. Proc. International Conf. on Mesoscale Convective Systems and heavy Rainfall/Snowfall in East Asia. Oct. 29-31. 2002. Tokyo. Japan Science and Technology Cooporation, and Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, 1, 155-158, 2002.

Niino H., Noda A. and Yanase W. : Dynamics and structure of violent atmospheric vortices. Proc. International Symposium on Dynamics and Statics of Coherent Structures in Turbulence: Roles of Elementary Vortices (Ed. S. Kida). Oct. 21-23. 2002. Tokyo, 1, 175-192, 2002.

Tateoka A.,Michida Y., Kinoshita H., Namiki M. and Odamaki M. : A long-term trend of mean sea level at Syowa Station for the period of 1981-1998. Proceedings of International Symposium on Okhotsk Sea & Sea Ice, 17, 49-53, 2002.

Yamashiro T. and Kawabe M. : Variations of the Kuroshio axis south of Kyushu in relation to the large meander of the Kuroshio. Journal of Oceanography, 58, 487-503, 2002.

Yanase W.,Niino H. and Saito K. : A numerical study on structure of a polar low over the Japan Sea. Proc. International Conf. on Mesoscale Convective Systems and heavy Rainfall/Snowfall in East Asia. Oct. 29-31, 2002. Tokyo. Japan Science and Technology Cooporation, and Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, 1, 416-421, 2002.

Yanase W.,Niino H. and Saito K. : High-resolution simulation of a polar low. Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1658-1662, 2002.

Yoshida M. and Niino H. : Predictability of air-mass thunderstorms over complex topography by a non-hydrostatic meso-scale model. Proc. International Conf. on Mesoscale Convective Systems and heavy Rainfall/Snowfall in East Asia. Oct. 29-31, 2002. Tokyo. Japan Science and Technology Cooporation. and Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, 1, 464-469, 2002.

Yoshioka M.K., Niino H. and Kimura R. : Significance of non-rotational wind stress in the seasonal variation of continental torque. Tellus, 54A, 390-405, 2002.

Chemical Oceanography

Arai T., Ikemoto T., Kunito T.,Tanabe S. and Miyazaki N. : Otolith microchemistry of the conger eel, Conger myriaster. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82, 303-350, 2002.

Arai T., Maeda M., Yamakawa H., Kamatani A. and Miyazaki N. : Growth effect on the uptake and elimination of trace metals in the abalones Haliotis. Fisheries Science, 68, 1094-1098, 2002.

Ishibashi J., Sato M. ,Sano Y., Wakita H.,Gamo T. and Shanks III W.C. : Helium and carbon gas geochemistry of pore fluids from the sediment-rich hydrothermal system in Escanaba Trough. Applied Geochemistry, 17, 1457-1466, 2002.

Matsuda J., Matsumoto T., Sumino H., Nagao K. ,Yamamoto J., Miura Y.,Kaneoka I.,Takahata N. and Sano Y. : The 3He/4He ratio of the new internal He Standard of Japan (HESJ). Geochemical Journal, 36, 191-195, 2002.

Nakayama E., Maruo M., Obata H., Isshiki K., Okamura K., Gamo T., Kimoto H., Kimoto T. and Karatani H. : Anomalies of dissolvable iron and manganese accompanying seismic activities in the Japan Trench. In: Marine Environment: The Past, Present and Future. Chen-Tung Arthur Chen (Eds), The Suei Chan Press, Taiwan , 2002.

Ooki A., Uematsu M., Miura K. and Nakae S. : Sources of sodium in atmospheric fine particles. Atmospheric Environment, 36, 4367-4374, 2002.

Sasakawa. M. and Uematsu. M. : Chemical composition of aerosol, sea fog and rainwater in the marine boundary layer of the northwestern North Pacific and its marginal seas. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(D7), 10.1029/2001JD001004, 2002.

Sharp J.H., Rinker K.R., Savidge K.B., J. Abell., Benaim J.Y., Bronk D., Burdige D.J. ,Cauwet G., Chen W., Doval M.D., Hansell D., Hopkinson C., Kattner G.,Kaumeyer N., McGlathery K.J., Merriam J., Morley N., Nagel K., Ogawa H. ,Pollard C., Pujo-Pay M., Raimbault P., Sambrotto R., Seitzinger S.,Spyres G., Tirendi F., Walsh T.W. and Wong C.S. : A preliminary methods comparison for measurement of dissolved organic nitrogen in seawater. Marine Chemistry, 78, 171-184, 2002.

Suzuki K., Liu H ., Saino T., Obata H., Takano M., Okamura K., Sohrin Y.and Fujishima Y. : East-west gradients in the photosynthetic potential of phytoplankton and iron concentration in the subarctic Pacific Ocean during early summer. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 1581-1594, 2002.

Suzumura M., Miyajima T.,Hata H., Umezawa Y.,Kayanne H. and Koike I. : Cycling of phosphorus maintains the production of microphytobenthic communities in carbonate sediments of a coral reef. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 771-781, 2002.

Tsunogai U., Yoshida N. and Gamo T. : Carbon isotope evidence of methane oxidation through sulfate reduction in sediment beneath cold seep vents on the seafloor at Nankai Trough. Marine Geology, 187, 145-160, 2002.

Uematsu M. and Odate T. : Status and future plans for SOLAS-Japan. PICES Press, Vol.10. No.2, 18-20, 2002.

Uematsu M.,Yoshikawa A., Muraki H., Arao K. and Uno I. : Transport of mineral and anthropogenic aerosols during a Kosa event over East Asia. Journal of Geophysical Research. 107(D7), 10.1029/2001JD000333, 2002.

Umezawa Y., Miyajima T., Kayanne H. and Koike I. : Significance of ground water nitrogen discharge into coral reefs at Ishigaki Island, southwest of Japan. Coral Reefs, 21, 346-356, 2002.

Umezawa Y.,Miyajima T., Yamamuro M., Kayanne H. and Koike I. : Fine-scale mapping of land-derived nitrogen in coral reefs by delta N-15 in macroalgae. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 1405-1416, 2002.

Ocean Floor Geoscience

Ashi J.,Tokuyama H. and Taira A. : Distribution of methane hydrate BSRs and its implication for the prism growth in the Nankai Trough. Marine Geology, 187, 177-191, 2002.

Borissova I., Moore A., Sayers J., Parums R., Coffin M.F. and Symonds P.A. : Geological Framework of the Kerguelen Plateau and Adjacent Ocean Basins. Geoscience Australia: Record 2002./05, 120 , 2002.

Coffin M.F., Frey F.A., Wallace P. and the ODP Leg 183 Scientific Party : The Lost World: Environmental Effects during Formation of a Giant Volcanic Province. In ODP Highlights. White. K. and Urquhart. E. (Eds.). Available from :, 20, 2002.

Coffin M.F., Frey F.A., Wallace P. and the ODP Leg 183 Scientific Party : LIP Reading: Understanding the Kerguelen Plateau and Broken Ridge. In ODP Highlights. White. K. and Urquhart. E. (Eds.). [Online]. Available from :, 1, 2002.

Coffin M.F., Pringle M.S., Duncan R.A., Gladczenko T.P., Storey M., Muller R.D. and Gahagan L.A. : Kerguelen hotspot magma output since 130 Ma. Journal of Petrology, 43, 1.121-1.139, 2002.

Deschamps A., Okino K. and Fujioka K. : Late amagmatic extension along the central and eastern segments of the West Philippine Basin fossil spreading axis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 203, 277-293, 2002.

Dimalanta.C., Taira A., G.P.Yumul Jr., Tokuyama H.and Mochizuki K. : New rates of western Pacific island arc magmatism from Seismic and Gravity data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 202, 105-115, 2002.

Fujioka K.,Okino K., Kanamatsu T. and Ohara Y. : Morphology and origin of the Challenger Deep in the Southern Mariana Trench. Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 10.1029/2001 GL013595, 2002.

Imanishi Y., Higashi T. and Fukuda Y. : Calibration of the superconducting gravimeter T011 by parallel observation with the absolute gravimeter FG5 #210--a Bayesian approach. Geophysical Journal International, 151, 867-878, 2002.

Nakanishi A.,Shiobara H., Hino R., Mochizuki K.,Sato T., Kasahara J.,Takahashi N., Suyehiro K.,Tokuyama H., Segawa J.,Shinohara M. and Shimamura H : Deep crustal structure of the eastern Nankai Trough and Zenisu Ridge by dense airgun-OBS seismic profiling. Marine Geology, 187, 47-62, 2002.

Ohara Y., Fujioka K., Ishizuka O. and Ishii T. : Peridotites and volcanics from the Yap arc system: implications for tectonics of the southern Philippine Sea Plate. Chemical Geology, 189, 35-53, 2002.

Ohara Y., Okino K. and Fujioka K. : Kairei KR03-01: Mantle peridotites in a backarc basin setting. InterRidge News, 11, 32-35, 2002.

Ohara Y., Stern R. J., Ishii T. ,Yurimoto H. and Yamazaki T. : Peridotites from the Mariana Trough: First look at the mantle beneath an active backarc basin. Contribution to the Mineralogy Petrology, 143, 1-18, 2002.

Okino K., Curewitz D.,Asada M., Tamaki K., Vogt P. and Crane K. : Segmentation of the Knipovich Ridge - implication for focused magmatism and effect of ridge obliquity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 202, 275-288, 2002.

Okino K.,Tokuhama H. and HOTWATER Scientific party : Deep-tow sonar "WADATSUMI" survey in the Okinawa Trough. InterRidge News, 11, 36-39, 2002.

Sakuraba A.,Oikawa J. and Imanishi Y. : Free oscillations of a fluid sphere in an infinite elastic medium and long-period volcanic earthquakes. Earth Planets Space, 54, 91-106, 2002.

Sato H., Machida S., Kanayama S., Taniguchi H. and Ishii T. : Geochemical and isotopic characterisitcs of the Kinan Seamount Chain : Implications for marginal basin development. Geochemical Jounal, 36, 519-526, 2002.

Sato T., Tamura Y.,Matsumoto K., Imanishi Y. and McQueen H. : Parameters of the fluid core resonance estimated from superconducting gravimeter data. Marees Terrestres Bulletin D'Informations, 136, 10751-10759, 2002.

Shirai. M. and Tada. R. : High-resolution reconstruction of Quaternary crustal movement based on sedimentary facies analysis: An example from the Oga Peninsula. northern Japan. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 72, 386-392. 2002.

Soh W. and Tokuyama H. : Rejuvenation of submarine canyon associated with ridge subduction, Tenryu Canyon, off Tokai, central Japan, 2002. Rejuvenation of submarine canyon associated with ridge subduction, Tenryu Canyon, off Tokai, central Japan. Marine Geology, 187, 203-220, 2002.

Stephane M., Siegfried J. L., Pierre H., Xavier L. P.,Tokuyama H. and Takahashi N. : Intraplate shortening and underthrusting of a large basement ridge in the eastern Nankai subduction zone. Marine Geology, 187, 63-88, 2002.

Takahashi N., Amano H.,Hirata K.,Kinoshita H. and Lallemant. H. S. : Faults configuration around the eastern Nankai trough deduced by multichannel seismic profiling. Marine Geology, 187,31-46, 2002.

Wallace. P.J., Frey. F.A., Weis. D. and Coffin. M.F. : Origin and evolution of the Kerguelen Plateau. Broken Ridge. and Kerguelen Archipelago: Editorial. Journal of Petrology, 43, 1.105-1.108, 2002.

Marine Ecosystem Dynamics

Booth J.D.,Kittaka J., Nishida S., Hayakawa Y. and Webber W.R. : Cooperative research between Japan and New Zealand advances understanding of early life history of spiny lobsters. Fisheries Science, 68, 1956-1959, 2002.

Endo Y., Asari H., Watanuki Y., Kato A., Kuroki M. and hikawa J. : Biological characteristics of euphausiids preyed upon by Adelie penguins in relation to sea ice conditions in Lutzow-Holm Bay, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 25, 730-738, 2002.

Fujikura K., Fujiwara Y., Kojima S. and Okutani T. : Miscro-scale distributional of mollusks occurring in deep-sea chemosynthesis-based communities in the Japan Trench. Venus, 60, 225-236, 2002.

Furuya K., Yoshikawa T., Ramaiah H., Otobe H., Takeuchi I., Kaga S., Takagi M., Sekiguti K. and Kishi. M. J. : Primary production in Otsuchi Bay, Japan. UNU-Iwate-Unesuco Joint International Conference. Conserving Our Coastal Environment, 17-21, 2002.

Hayakawa Y. and Nishida S. : Diel behavior of the puerulus and the first instar of the red rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Fisheries Science, 68, 393-396, 2002.

Itoh H. and Nishida S. : A new species of Hemicyclops (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from burrows of the mud shrimp Upogebia major in an estuary mud-flat in Tokyo Bay, Japan. Hydrobiologia, 474, 139-146, 2002.

Julio G.,Yeh H.-M. and Ohta S. : Distribution and bathymetric zonation of deep-sea brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) off the Japanese Pacific coast. Journal of Marine Biological Association of U.K, 82, 345-346, 2002.

Kim D.-S. and Ohta S. : TEM Observation of chemosynthetic bacteria in the deep-sea hydrothermal vents and seep organisms. Ocean and Polar Research, 24, 215-223, 2002.

Kishi M.,Higashi N.,Takagi M., Sekiguchi K.,Otobe H. and Furuya K. : Effect of aquaculture on material cycles in Otsuchi Bay, Japan. UNU-Iwate-Unesuco Joint International Conference. Conserving Our Coastal Environment, 23-31, 2002.

Kojima S. : Deep-sea chemoautosynthesis-based communities in the Northwestern Pacific. Journal of Oceanography, 58, 343-363, 2002.

Kojima S., Ohta S., Yamamoto T., Miura T., Fujiwara Y., Fujikura K. and Hashimoto J. : Molecular taxonomy of vestimentiferans of the western Pacific and their phylogenetic relationship to species of the eastern pacific II Families Escarpiidae and Arcovestiidae. Marine Biology, 141, 57-64, 2002.

Machida R. J., Miya M. U., Nishida M. and Nishida S. : Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of Tigriopus japonicus (Crustacea: Copepoda). Marine Biotechnology, 4, 406-417. 2002.

Miyake H.,Terazaki M. and Kaminuma Y. : On the polyps of Aureria aurita found in Kagoshima Bay. Journal of Oceanography, 58, 451-459, 2002.

Nair V.R., Terazaki M. and Javalakshmy K.V. : Abundance and community structure in thenorthern Indian Ocean. Plankton Biology and Ecology, 49, 27-37, 2002.

Naito Y., Watanuki Y., Miyamoto Y., Kato A., Ichikawa H., Arai N., Nishikawa J., Sato K., Kuroki M., Takahashi A., Endo Y., Iwami T. and Numanami H. : Report on Sea Ice and Penguin Study (SIPENS) by JARE-37-41. Antarctic Record, 46, 399-413, 2002.

Nishida S. : Sensory, feeding, and digestive systems in the phyllosoma and puerulus of palinurid lobsters. Fisheries Science, 68, 397-400, 2002.

Okutani T., Kojima S. and Iwasaki N. : New and known vesicomyid bivalves recently collocted from the western and central Nankai Trough off Shikoku-Honshu, Japan by deep sea research systems of Japan Marine Science and Techinology Center. Venus, 61, 129-140, 2002.

Yoshikawa T., Otobe H. and Furuya K. : Continuous monitering of chlorophyll a and photosynthesis by natural fluorescence method in a castal aquaculture ground. Fisheries Science, 68, 588-591, 2002.

Marine Life Science

Amano M. ,Hayano A. and Miyazaki N. : Geographic variation in the skull of the ringed seal. Journal of Mammalogy, 83, 370-380, 2002.

Anderson W. G., Takei Y. and Hazon N. : Osmotic and volemic effects on drinking rate in elasmobranch fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 205, 1115-1122, 2002.

Anderson W. G., Wells A., Takei Y and Hazon N.: The control of drinking in elasmobranch fish with special reference to the renin-angiotensin system. In: Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates. N. Hazon and G. Flik eds., BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., Oxford, 19-30, 2002.

Aoyama J., Sasai S., Miller M. J., Shinoda A., Nakamura A.,Kawazu K. and Tsukamoto K. : A preliminary study on the movements of yellow and silver eels, Anguilla japonica in the estuary of the Fukui River, Japan, as revealed by accoustic tracking. Hydrobiologia, 470, 31-36, 2002.

Arai T., Kotake A., Aoyama T., Hayano H. and Miyazaki N. : Identifying sea-run brown-trout. Salmo trutta. using Sr:Ca ratios of otolith. Ichthyological Research, 49, 380-383, 2002.

Arai T., Levin A.V., Boltunov A.N. and Miyazaki N. : Migratory history of the Russian sturgeon Acipenser guldenstadti in the Caspian Sea, as revealed by pectoral fin spine Sr:Ca ratios. Marine Biology, 141, 315-319, 2002.

Arai T., Marui M.,Otake T. and Tsukamoto K. : Inshore migration of a tropical eel, Anguilla marmorata, from Taiwanese and Japanese coasts Taiwanese and Japanese coasts. Fisheries Science, 68, 152-157, 2002.

Arai T., Marui M., Miller M.J. and Tsukamoto K. : Growth history and inshore migration of the tropical eel, Anguilla marmorata in the Pacific. Marine Biology, 140, 309-316, 2002.

Austen M.C.,Lambshead P.J.D., Hutchings P.A., Boucher G., Snelgrove P.V.R. ,Heip C., King G. Koike I. and Smith C. : Biodiversity links above and below the marine sediment-water interface that may influence community stability. Biodiversity and Conservation, 11k 113-136k 2002.

Ayson F.G., de Jesus E.G.T., Moriyama S., Hyodo S., Funkenstein B., Gertler A. and Kawauchi H. : Differential expression of insulin-like growth factor I and II mRNAs during embryogenesis and early larval development in rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 126, 165-175, 2002.

Ben Mustapha K., Komatsu K., Hattour A., Sammari C., Zarrouk S., Souissi A. and El Abed A : Tunisian mega benthos from infa (Posidonia meadows) and circalittoral (Coralligenous) sites. Bulletin de l'Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer, 29, 23-36, 2002.

Ben Mustapha K., Komatsu K., Sammari C., Hattour A., Zarrouk S. and El Abed A : Posidonia oceanica L. (Delite) meadow from Messioua banc (Tunisia). Bulletin de l'Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer, 30, 37-40, 2002.

de Jesus E.G.T., Ayson F.G., Amemiya Y.,Moriyama S., Hyodo S., Hirano T. and Kawauchi H. : Milkfish (Chanos chanos) growth hormone cDNA cloning and mRNA expression in embryos and early larval stages. Aquaculture, 208, 177-188, 2002.

Dou S.,Masuda R.,Tanaka M. and Tsukamoto K. : Feeding resumption, morphological changes and mortality during starvation in Japanese flounder larvae. Journal of Fish Biology, 60, 1363-1380, 2002.

Fukuda I., Imagawa S., Iwao K.,Horiguchi T. and Watanabe T. : Isolation of Actin-Encoding cDNAs from Symbiotic Corals. DNA Research, 9, 217-223, 2002.

Fukuda S., Ootsuka S., Kitade Y., Watanabe T. and Saga N. : Isolation. characterization and expression of a cDNA encoding an elongation factor-1α in Porphyra yezoensis (Bangiales. Rhodophyta). Phycological Research, 50, 11-15, 2002.

Harada S., Jeon S.-R., Kinoshita I., Tanaka M. and Nishida M. : Phylogenetic relationships of four species of floating gobies (Gymnogobius) as inferred from partial mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences. Ichthyological Research, 49, 324-332, 2002.

Iguchi K., Ohkawa T. and Nishida M. : Genetic structure of landlocked ayu within the Biwa Lake system. Fisheries Science, 68, 138-143, 2002.

Inoue K. and Takei Y. : Diverse adaptability of Oryzias species to high environmental salinity. Zoological Science, 19, 727-734, 2002.

Jellyman D. and Tsukamoto K. : First use of archival transmitters to track migrating freshwater eels Anguilla dieffenbachii at sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 233, 207-215, 2002.

Kajiwara N., Watanabe M., Tanabe S., Nakamatsu K., Amano M. and Miyazaki N. : Specific accumulation and temporal trends of organochlorine contaminants in Dall's porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli) from Japanese coastal waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44, 1089-1099, 2002.

Kaneko G., Kinoshita S.,Yoshinaga T., Tsukamoto K. and Watabe S. : Changes in expression patterns of stress protein genes during population growth of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis. Fisheries Sciense, 68, 1317-1323, 2002.

Kaneko G., Kinoshita S.,Yoshinaga T., Tsukamoto K. and Watabe S. : Expression patterns of heat shock genes during population dynamics of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis. Fisheries Sciense, 68 (Suppl.), 1311-1312, 2002.

Kitade Y., Fukuda S. ,Nakajima M., Watanabe T. and Saga N. : Isolation of a cDNA encoding a homologue of actin from Porphyra yezoensis (Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology, 14, 135-141, 2002.

Kitaura J., Nishida M. and Wada K. : Genetic and behavioral diversity in the Macrophtalmus japonicus species complex (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae). Marine Biology, 140, 1-8. 2002.

Kitaura J., Wada K. and Nishida M. : Molecular phylogeny of grapsid and ocypodid crabs with special reference to the genera Metaplax and Macrophthalmus. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 22, 682-693, 2002.

Komatsu T.,Igarashi C.,Tatsukawa K.,Nakaoka M.,Hiraishi T. and Taira A. : Mapping of seagrass and seaweed beds using hydroacoustic methods. Fisheries Science, 68, 580-583, 2002.

Komatsu.T., Mitani I., Ishida K., Inagaki T. and Hamano A. : Assesment of Beryx splendens biomass around Nakanba Seamount in the Izu Archpelago, Japan, by echosounder. Fisheries Science, 68 (Suppl.I), 429-430, 2002.

Komatsu T., Sugimoto T., Ishida K., Itaya K., Mishra P. and Miura T. : Importance of the Shatsky Rise Area in the Kuroshio Extension as an offshore nursery ground for Japanese anchovy (Engraulis japonicus) and sardine (Sardinops melanostictus). Fisheries Oceanography, 11, 354-360, 2002.

Komatsu T., Takahashi., Ishida K., Suzuki T. and Tameishi H. : Mapping aquaculture facilities in Yamada Bay in Sanriku Coast, Japan, by IKONOS satellite imagery. Fisheries Science, 68 (Suppl.I), 584-587, 2002.

Mabuchi K., Arai R. and Nishida M. : Karyotype and nuclear DNA content in two Pseudolabrus species from the southern coasts of Japan. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 49, 87-95, 2002.

Mabuchi K., Ikeda H., Nakabo T. and Nishida M. : Genetic comparison of two Choerodon (Osteichthyes: Perciformes: Labridae) color-types from the southern coasts of Japan. Species Diversity, 7, 387-392, 2002.

Miller M. J. : Contrasting migratory strategies of marine and freshwater eels. Fisheries Science, 68, 37-40, 2002.

Miller M. J., Mochioka N.,Otake T. and Tsukamoto K. : Evidence of a spawning area of Anguilla marmorata in the western North Pacific. Marine Biology, 140, 809-814, 2002.

Miller M. J.,Otake T., Minagawa G., Inagaki T. and Tsukamoto K. : Distribution of leptocephali in the Kuroshio Current and East China Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 235, 279-288, 2002.

Miyamoto K., Nakamura N., Kashiwagi M., Honda S., Kato A., Hasegawa S., Takei Y. and Hirose S. : Cloning, properties, and localization of an RBCC protein specifically expressed in the gill of freshwater eels. European Journal of Biochemistry, 269, 6152-6161, 2002.

Miyazaki H., Kaneko T., Uchida S., Sasaki S. and Takei Y. : Possible role of a novel chloride channel in the renal tubules of freshwater adapted Mozambique tilapia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 99, 15782-15787, 2002.

Ottinger M.A., Kubokawa K., Kikuchi M., Thompson N. and Ishii S. : Effects of exogenous testosterone on tesicular luteinizaing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone receptors during aging. Experimental iology and Medicine, 227, 830-836, 2002.

Sakakura Y. and Tsukamoto K. : Onset and develpment of aggressive behavior in the early life stage of Japanese flounder. Fisheries Science, 68, 854-861, 2002.

Sasayama Y., Takei Y., Hasegawa S. and Suzuki D. : Direct rises in blood Ca levels by infusing a high-Ca solution into the blood stream accelerate the secretion of calcitonin from the ultimobranchial gland in eels. Zoological Science, 19, 1039-1043, 2002.

Sultana S.and Komatsu T.: Prelimimary study on shoot density and biomass of seagrass, Zostera caulescens, in Funakoshi Bay off Sanriku Coast. Japan. Otsuchi Marine Science, 27, 23-27, 2002.

Suzumura M., Miyajima T., Hata H., Umezawa Y., Kayanne H. and Koike I. : Cycling of phosphorus maintains the production of microphytobenthic communities in carbonate sediments of a coral reef. Limonology and Oceanography, 47, 771-781, 2002.

Takei Y. and Hirose S. : The natriuretic peptide system in eel: a key endocrine system for euryhalinity? American Journal of Physiology, 282, R940-R951, 2002.

Takei Y. : Hormonal control of drinking in the eel;an evolutionary approach. In: Osmoregulation and Drinking in Vertebrates. N. Hazon and G. Flik eds., BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., Oxford, 61-82, 2002.

Tsukamoto K., Aoyama J. and Miller M.J. : Migration. speciation and the evolution of diadromy in anguillid eels. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 59, 1989-1998, 2002.

Watanabe I., Kunito T., Tanabe. S., Amano M., Koyama Y., Miyazaki N.,Petrov E. A. and Tatsukawa R. : Accumulation of heavy metals in Caspian seals (Phoca caspica). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 43, 109-120, 2002.

Watanabe T. and Kono M. : Molecular studies of family 18 chitinases in animals - structural and functional diversity. Chitin and Chitosan Research, 8, 95-104, 2002.

Yamauchi M., Miya M. and Nishida M. : Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the Japanese spiny lobster, Panulirus japonicus (Crustacea: Decapoda). Gene, 295, 89-96, 2002.

Yang. J. ,Kunito T., Tanabe S., Amano M. and Miyazaki N. : Trace elements in skin of Dall's porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli) from the northern waters of Japan: an evaluation fro utilization as non-lethal tracers. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 45, 230-236, 2002.

Yoshinaga T., Kinoshita S., Kaneko G., Watabe S. and Tsukamoto K. : Gene expression pattern during population growth of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis. Fisheries Science, 68 (Suppl), 793-796, 2002.

Marine Biological Resources

Ishida K. : Fishery and its implication to mangrove reforestation project in the southern Thailand. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. I), 562-565, 2002.

Ishida K., Mikuni N. and Chopin F. : Planning of coastal-zone management and capacity development in fisheries using participatory planning. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. II), 1960-1963, 2002.

Kasai A.,Kimura S., Nakata H. and Okazaki Y. : Entrainment of coastal water into a frontal eddy of the Kuroshio and its biological significance. Journal of Marine Systems, 37, 185-198, 2002.

Katsukawa T., Matsuda H. and Matsumiya Y. : Population reproductive potential: evaluation of long-term stock productivity. Fisheries Science, 68, 1106-1112, 2002.

Katsukawa Y., Katsukawa T. and Matsuda H. : Indeterminate growth is selected by a trade-off between high fecundity and risk avoidance in stochastic environments. Population Ecology, 44, 265-272, 2002.

Kawai H., Yatsu A., Watanabe C.,Mitani T., Katsukawa T. and Matsuda H : Recovery policy for chub mackerel stock using recruitment-per-spawning. Fisheries Science, 68, 961-969, 2002.

Kawamura T., Takami H. and Saido T. : Early life ecology of abalone Haliotis discus hannai in relation to recruitment fluctuations. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. I), 230-234, 2002.

Kitagawa T., Kimura S., Nakata H. and Yamada H. : Diving behavior of immature Pacific bluefine tuna (Thunnus thynnus orientalis) recorded by an archival tag. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. I), 427-428, 2002.

Kitagawa T., Nakata H., Kimura S.,Sugimoto T. and Yamada H. : Analysis of tunas behavior using of acoustic. archival and pop-up tags : A review. Otsuchi Marine Science, 27, 1-6, 2002.

Kitagawa T., Nakata H., Kimura S., Sugimoto T. and Yamada H. : Differences in vertical distribution and movement of Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus orientalis) recorded by an archival tag. Marine and Freshwater Research, 53, 245-252, 2002.

Koyanagi M., Tarakita A., Kubokawa K. and Shichida Y.: Amphioxus Homologs of Go-coupled Rhodospin and Peropsin having 11-cis- and all-trans-retinals as their Chromophores. FEBS Letters, 531, 525-528, 2002.

Matsuda H. and Katsukawa T. : Fisheries management based on ecosystem dynamics and feedback control. Fisheries Oceanography, 11, 366-370, 2002.

Okazaki Y., Nakata H. and Kimura S. : Effects of frontal eddies on the distribution and food availability of anchovy larvae in the Kuroshio Extension. Marine and Freshwater Research, 53, 403-410, 2002.

Okazaki Y., Nakata H. and Kimura S. : Spatial distributions of anchovy larvae and naupliar copepods in relation to frontal eddies. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. I), 437-438, 2002.

Sakai M. and Ishida K. : The pacific salmon ranching in the southern Chile: evaluation of a project-type technical cooperation by JICA. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. II), 1952-1955, 2002.

Saruwatari T., Oohara I. and Kobayashi T. : Salangid Fishes: Their past. present and future. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. I)1, 71-74, 2002.

Takahashi M. and Watanabe Y. : Effects of larval growth on recruitment probalbilities in Japanese anchovy, Engraulis japonicus. Fisheries Science, 68, 222-225, 2002.

Takami H., Kawamura T. and Yamashita Y. : Effects of delayed metamorphosis on survival and growth of newly metamorphosed abalone Haliotis discus hannai. Aquaculture, 213, 311-322, 2002.

Tameishi H., Saito K., Nakasono Y., Takahashi K.,Itoh S., Kimura S. and Sugimoto T. : Present state and future about application of satellite remote sensing for fisheries around Japan. Fisheries Science, 68(Suppl. II), 1775-1780, 2002.

Watanabe S. and Watanabe Y. : Relationship between male size and newborn size in the seaweed pipefish, Syngnathus schlegeli. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 65, 319-325, 2002.

Watanabe S., Takahashi M. and Watanabe Y. : Fluctuating asymmetry in the otoliths as an index of the growth rate of the Japanese anchovy, Engraulis japonicus. Fisheries Science, 68, 234-237, 2002.

Waters J.M., Saruwatari T., Kobayashi T., Oohara I.,McDowall R.M. and Wallis G.P. : Phylogenetic placement of Retropinnid fishes: Data set incongruence can be reduced by using asymmetric character state transformation costs. Systematic Biology, 51, 432-449, 2002.

Multiple Field Marine Science

Anan Y., Kunito T.,Ikemoto R., Watanabe I., Tanabe S., Miyazaki N. and Petrov E. A. : Elevated concentrations of trace elements in Caspian seal (Phoca caspica) found stranded during the mass mortality events in 2000. Archieves of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 42, 354-362, 2002.

Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Analysis of otolith microchemistry of chum salmon, Onchorhynchus keta, collected in Otsuchi Bay, northeastern Japan. Otsuchi Marine Science, 27, 13-16, 2002.

Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Otolith microstructure of the Russian sturgeon, Acipenser gueldenstadti. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82, 672-680, 2002.

Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Microstructural growth in otoliths of the Russian sturgeon, Acipenser gueldenstaedtii. Journal of Applicational Ichthyology, 18, 365-367, 2002.

Endo H., Sakata S., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : The muscles of mastication in the Caspian seal (Phoca caspica). Anatomia Histologia Embryologia Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series C, 31, 262-265, 2002.

Kajiwara N., Niimi M., Watanabe M,. Ito Y., Tanabe S., Khuraskin L. S. and Miyazaki N. : Organochlorine and organotin compounds in Caspian seals (Phoca caspica) collected during an usual mortality event in the Caspian Sea in 2000. Environmental Pollution, 117, 391-402, 2002.

Kawai S., Kurokawa Y., Matsuoka S., Nakatsukuri M. and Miyazaki N. : Estrogenic substances in the surface seawater collected from Otsuchi Bay. Yamada Bay and Ofunato Bay. Iwate Prefecture. Otsuchi Marine Science, 27, 28-32, 2002.

Kim E.Y., Mark E.H., Iwata H., Tanabe S. and Miyazaki N. : cDNA cloning of an arylhygrocarbon receptor from Baikal seals (Phoca sibirica). Marine Environmental Research, 54, 285-289, 2002.

Kiyokawa S., Taira A., Byrne T., Bowring S. and Sano Y. : Structural evolution of the middle Archean coastal Pilbara terrace, Western Australia. Tectonics, 21, 1044, 2002.

Miyazaki N. : Proposal for marine mammal research in Asian-Oceanian regions. Fisheries Science, 68, 306-309, 2002.

Nakata H., Sakakibara A.,Kanoh M., Kudo S., Watanabe H.,Nagai N., Miyazaki N., Asano Y. and Tanabe S. : Evaluation of mitogen-induced responses in marine mammal and human lymphocytes by in-vitro exposure of butyltins and non-ortho coplanar PCBs. Environmental Pollution, 120, 245-25, 2002.

Nishida S., Ohtsuka S. and Parker A.R. : Functional morphology and food habits of deep-sea copepods of the genus Cephalophanes (Calanoida: Phaennidae): perception of bioluminescence as a strategy for food detection. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 227, 157-171, 2002.

Ohishi K., Ninomiya A., Kida H., Park C.H., Maruyama T., Arai T., Tobayama T., Boltunov A.N., Khuraskin L.S. and Miyazaki N. : Serological evidence of tranmission of human influenza A and B viruses to Caspian seals (Phoca caspica). Microbiology and Immunology, 46, 639-644, 2002.

Ohji M., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Effects of tributyltin exposure in the embryonic stage on sex ratio and survival rate in the caprellid amphipod Caprella danilevskii. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 235, 171-176, 2002.

Ohji M., Takeuchi I.,Takahashi S., Tanabe S. and Miyazaki N. : Differences in the acute toxicities of tributyltin between the Caprellidea and the Gammariea (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44, 16-24, 2002.

Ohtsuka S., Nishida S. and Nakaguchi K. : Three new species of the genus Macandrewella (Copepoda: Calanoida: Scolecitrichidae) from the Pacific Ocean. with notes on distribution and feeding habits. Journal of Natural History, 36, 531-564, 2002.

Sano Y. and Terada K. : Reply to Romer. Geophysical Research Letter, 29, 39, 2002.

Sano Y., Tsutsumi Y., Terada K. and Kaneoka I. : Ion microprobe U-Pb dating of Quaternary zircon: Implication for magma cooling and residence time. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 117, 285-296, 2002.

Sano Y., Terada K. and Fukuoka T. : High mass resolution ion microprobe analysis of rare earth elements in silicate glass, apatite and zircon: Lack of matrix dependency. Chemical Geology, 184, 217-230, 2002.

Sano Y., Yokochi R., Terada K., Chaves M.L. and Ozima M : Ion microprobe Pb-Pb dating of carbonado, polycrystalline diamond. Precambrian Research, 113, 155-168, 2002.

Terada K. and Sano Y. : Ion microprobe U-Pb dating and REE analyses of phosphates in H4-chondrite. Yamato-74371. Geophysical Research Letter, 29, 98, 2002.

Watanabe I.,Kunito T., Ikemoto T., Tanabe S.,Amano M., Koyama Y., Miyazaki N., Petrov E. A., and Tatsukawa R. : Accumulation of heavy metals in Caspian seals (Phoca caspica). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 42, 109-120, 2002.

Yang J., Kunito T.,Tanabe S. and Miyazaki N. : Mercury in tissues of Dall's porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) from Sanriku coast of Japan. Fisheries Science, 68, 256-259, 2002.

Yoshioka T., Ueda S., Miyajima T., Wada E., Yoshida N., Sugimoto A., Vijarnsorn P. and Boonprakub S. : Biogeochemical properties of a tropical swamp forest ecosystem in southern Thailand. Limnology, 3, 51-59, 2002.