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Physical Oceanography

Ishigami K., Michida Y., Komatsu T. and Tanaka K. : Accumulation mechanism of drifting seaweeds in the eastern Suruga Bay based on surface drifter. Proceedings of Techno-Ocean 2006/19th JASNAOE Ocean Engineering Symposium, Techno-Ocean 2006/19th JASNAOE Ocean Engineering Symposium Conference Committee, P113, 2006.

Isoguchi O., Kawamura H. and Oka E. : Quasi-stationary jets transporting surface warm waters across the transition zone between the subtropical and the subarctic gyres in the North Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, doi : 10.1029/2005JC003402, 2006.

Kawabe M. : Preliminary Report of the Hakuho Maru Cruise KH-05-4,42pp, 2006.

Kawabe M., Yanagimoto D. and Kitagawa S. : Variations of deep western boundary currents in the Melanesian Basin in the western North Pacific. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 53, 942-959, 2006.

Maejima Y., Iga K. and Niino H.: Upper-tropospheic vortex street and its formation mechanism. SOLA, 2, 80-83, 2006.

Michida Y., Takimoto R., Sojisuporn P. and Yanagi T. : Divergence/convergence field observed with GPS tracked drifters in the Upper Gulf of Thailand. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 27-35, 2006.

Nakamura Y., Noguchi T., Tsuji T., Itoh S., Niino H. and Matsuoka T. : Simultaneous seismic reflection and physical oceanographic observations of oceanic finestructure in the Kuroshio extension front. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L23605, doi : 10. 1029/2006GL027437, 2006.

Nakanishi M. and Niino H. : An improved Mellor-Yamada level-3 model : Its numerical stability and application to a regional prediction of advection fog. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 119, 397-407, doi : 10. 1007/s10546-005-9030-8, 2006.

Niino H., Mori A., Satomura T. and Akiba S. : Flow regimes of non-linear heat island circulation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 63, 1538-1547, 2006.

Tanaka K. : Effects of the Earth's rotation and bottom slope on density current descending a sloping bottom. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C11018, doi : 10.1029/2006JC003677, 2006.

Chemical Oceanography

Arai T. and Hirata T. : Differences in the trace element deposition in otoliths between marine- and freshwater-resident Japanese eels. Anguilla japonica. as determined by laser ablation ICPMS. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 75, 173-182, 2006.

Arakawa S., Sato T., Sato R., Zhang J., Gamo T., Tsunogai U., Hirota A., Yoshida Y., Usami R., Inagaki F. and Kato C. : Molecular phylogenetic and chemical analyses of the microbial mats in deep-sea cold seep sediments at the northeastern Japan Sea. Extremophiles, 10, 311-319, 2006.

Chen C-T.A., Houl W-P., Gamo T. and Wang S. L. : Carbonate related parameters of subsurface waters in the West Philippine, South China and Sulu Seas. Marine Chemistry, 99, 151-161, 2006.

Gamo T. : Oceanographic studies using dissolved gases as chemical tracers. Oceanography in Japan, 15, 127-142, 2006.

Gamo T., Ishibashi J., Tsunogai U., Okamura K. and Chiba H. : Unique geochemistry of submarine hydrothermal fluids from arc-backarc settings of the western Pacific. Back-Arc Spreading Systems : Geological. Biological. Chemical and Physical Interactions, Christie D. M. et al ed., American Geophysical Union, U. S. A., 147-161, 2006 .

Hongo Y., Obata H., Alibo D.S. and Nozaki Y. : Spatial variations of rare earth elements in North Pacific surface water. Journal of Oceanography, 62, 441-455, 2006.

Kunioka D., Shirai K., Takahata N., Toyofuku T., Ujiie Y. and Sano Y. : Microdistribution of Mg/Ca. Sr/Ca. and Ba/Ca ratios in Pulleniatina obliquiloculata test by using a NanoSIMS ; Implication for the vital effect mechanism. 7, Q12P20, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2006.

Maruo M., Doi T. and Obata H. : Onboard determination of submicromolar nitrate in seawater by anion-exchange chromatography with lithium chloride eluent. Analytical Sciences, 22, 1175-1178, 2006.

Nakamura T., Ogawa H., Maripi D.K. and Uematsu M. : Contribution of water soluble organic nitrogen to total nitrogen in marine aerosols over the East China Sea and western North Pacific. Atmospheric Environment, 40, 7259-7264, 2006.

Nakayama N. and Gamo T : An evaluation for mixing and biological processes based on oxygen isotopic ratios of dissolved oxygen. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70,18,441, 2006.

Nakayama N., Obata H. and  Gamo T : The 18O/16O ratios of dissolved oxygen in the Philippine Sea, J. biodivers, oceano. conserv., 70, 133, Oxygen Minimum System in the Ocean : Distribution, Diversity and Dynamics, Oct. 24-26, 2006, Concepcion, Chile, 2006.

bata H., Yoshida T. and Ogawa H. : Determination of picomolar levels of platinum in estuarine waters : a comparison of cathodic stripping voltammetry and isotope dilution-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta, 580, 32-38, 2006.

Sano Y., Terada K., Ly C.U. and Park E.J. : Ion microprobe U-Pb dating of a dinosaur. Geochemical Journal, 40, 171-179, 2006.

Sato T., Miyajima T., Ogawa H., Umezawa Y. and Koike I. : Temporal variability of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic composition of size-fractionated particulate organic matter in the hypertrophic Sumida River Estuary of Tokyo Bay. Japan. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 68, 245-258, 2006.

Tanaka Y., Miyajima T., Umezawa Y., Fukuda H., Koike I., Ogawa H. and Hayashibara T : Effects of nitrate enrichment on release of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen from zooxanthellate coral. Acropora pulchra and Porites cylindrica. Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium,  925-931, 2006.

Tanaka Y., Miyajima T., Koike I., Hayashibara T. and Ogawa H. : Translocation and conservation of organic nitrogen within the coral-zooxanthella symbiotic system of Acropora pulchra, as demonstrated by dual isotope-labeling techniques. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 336, 110-119, 2006.

Tazoe H., Obata H. and Gamo T. : Vertical profiles of cerium and noedymium isotopic compositions and REEs pattern in the Ross Sea. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70, A640, 2006.

Toki T., Gamo T. and Tsunogai U. : Origins of hydrocarbons at Sagara oil field. central Japan. The Island Arc, 15, 285-291, 2006.

Ocean Floor Geoscience

Abe M., Takemoto S., Fukuda Y., Higashi T., Imanishi Y., Iwano S., Ogasawara S., Kobayashi Y., Dwipa S.and Kusuma D.S. : Hydrological effects on the superconducting gravimeter observation in Bandung. Journal of Geodynamics, 41, 288-295, 2006.

Ando A., Kawahata H. and Kakegawa T. : Sr/Ca ratios as indicators of varying modes of pelagic carbonate diagenesis in the ooze, chalk and limestone realms. Sedimentary Geology, 191, 37-53, 2006.

Cannat M., Sauter D., Mendel V., Ruellan E., Okino K., Escartin J., Combier V.and Baala M. : Modes of seafloor generation at a melt-poor ultraslow-spreading ridge. Geology, 34, 605-608, 2006.

Coffin M.F., Sawyer D.S., Reston T.J. and Stock J.M : Continental breakup and sedimentary basin formation. Eos, 87, 528, 2006.

Coffin M.F., Duncan R.A., Eldholm O., Fitton J.G., Frey F.A., Larsen H.C., Mahoney J.J., Saunders A.D., Schlich R., and Wallace P.J., : Large igneous provinces and scientific ocean drilling : status quo and a look ahead. Oceanography, 19 (4) , 150-160, 2006.

Gupta L.P. and Kawahata H. : Understanding biogeochemical processes in the Pacific Ocean on the basis of labile components of settling particles. Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Oceans and Adjacent Landmasses. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 73, 135-156, 2006.

Gupta L.P., Kawahata H., Takeuchi M., Ohta H. and Ono Y. : Impact of changes in redox conditions on leaching of some elements from MSW fly ash. Resource Geology, 56, 191-196, 2006.

Gupta L.P., Suzuki A. and Kawahata H. : Aspartic acid concentrations in coral skeletons as recorders of past disturbances of metabolic rates. Coral Reefs, 25, 599-606, 2006.

Imanishi Y., Kokubo K. and Tatehata. H : Effect of underground water on gravity observation at Matsushiro, Japan. Journal of Geodynamics, 41, 221-226, 2006.

Inoue M., Hata A., Suzuki A., Nohara M., Shikazono N., Wyss Y., Hantro W.S., Donghuai S. and Kawahata H. : Distribution and temporal changes of lead in the surface seawater in the western Pacific and adjacent seas derived from coral skeletons. Environmental Pollution, 144, 1045-1052, 2006.

Isozaki Y., Kawahata H. and Ota A. : A unique carbon isotope record across the Guadalupian-Lopingian (middle-upper Permian) boundary in mid-oceanic paleoatoll carbonates: The high-productivity "Kamura event" and its collapse in Panthalassa. Global Planetary Change, 55, 21-38, 2007.

Ito M., Gupta L.P., Masuda H. and Kawahata H.Thermal stability of amino acids in seafloor sediment in aqueous solution at high temperature. Organic Geochemistry, 37, 177-188, 2006.

Kaiho K., Chen Z.-Q., Kawahata H., Kajiwara Y. and Sato H. : Close-up of the end-Permian mass extinction horizon recorded in the Meishan section, South China : Sedimentary, elemental and biotic characterization with a negative shift of sulfate sulfur isotope ratio. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 239, 396-405, 2006.

Kawahata H : Settling particles in the central north Pacific. Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Oceans and Adjacent Landmasses, Elsevier Oceanography Series, 73, 107-133, 2006.

Kawahata H., Inoue M., Nohara M. and Suzuki A. : Stable isotope and chemical composition of pearls-biomineralization in cultured pearl oysters in Ago Bay, Japan. Journal of Oceanography, 62, 405-412, 2006.

Kodaira S., Hori T., Ito A., Miura S., Fujie G., Park J., Baba T., Sakaguchi H. and Kaneda Y. : A cause of rupture segmentation and synchronization in the Nankai trough revealed by seismic imaging and numerical simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B09301. doi : 101029/2005JB004030, 2006.

Neumeyer J., Barthelmes F., Dierks O., Flechtner F., Harnisch M., Harnisch J., Hinderer J., Imanishi Y., Kroner C., Meurers B., Petrovic S., Reigber Ch., Schmidt R., Schwintzer P., Sun H.-P. and Virtanen H. : Combination of temporal gravity variations resulting from superconducting gravimeter (SG) recordings, GRACE satellite observations and global hydrology models. Journal of Geodesy, 79, 573-585, 2006.

Omata T., Suzuki A. and Kawahta H. : Kinetic and metabolic isotope effects in coral skeletons. Proceedings of the 10th Internationa Coral Reef Symposium, 557-566, 2006.

Omura A., Hoyanagi K. and Ishikawa S. : Effect of environmental changes on origin and composition of organic matter, exaples from the Pleistocene sediments in the Choshi Core, Boso Peninsula. The Island Arc, 15, 355-365, 2006.

Omura A., Hoyanagi K., Yoshida M., Yamazaki A., Yamagishi M. and Urabe A. : Sedimentation and preservation of organic matter in the Holocene estuary: examples from the Niigata plain central Japan. SEPM Special Publication, 85, Darlymple R. et al. ed, SEPM, Oklahoma, 99-115, 2006.

Suzuki A., Gagan M.K., Kan H., Edward A., Siringane F.P., Yonedaf M. and Kawahata H. : Coral records of the 1990s in the tropical northwest Pacific : ENSO, mass coral bleaching, and global warming. Global Climate Change and Response of Carbon Cycle in the Equatorial Pacific and Indian Oceans and Adjacent Landmasses. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 73, 211-238, 2006.

Suzuki A., Hibino K., Iwase A. and Kawahata H. : Influences of metabolism and growth variations on skeletal oxygen and carbon isotope ratios in cultured Porites corals: temperature-controlled experiments. Proceedings of the 10th Internationa Coral Reef Symposium, 547-556, 2006.

Marine Ecosystem Dynamics

Chaerun S.K., Tazaki K., Asada R. and Kogure K. : Interaction between clay minerals and hydrocarbon-utilizing indigenous microorganisms in high concentration of heavy oil : Implications for bioremediation. Clay Minerals, 40, 105-114, 2006.

Hamasaki K. : Comparison of bromodeoxyuridine immunoassay with tritiated thymidine radioassay for measuring bacterial productivity in oceanic waters. Journal of Oceanography, 62, 793-799, 2006.

Johnson T.B., Nishikawa J. and Terazaki M. : Community structure and vertical distribution of chaetognaths ion the Celebes and Sulu Seas. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 360-372, 2006.

Kita-Tsukamoto K., Wada M., Yao K., Kamiya A. and Kogure K. : Rapid identification of marine bioluminescent bacteria by amplified 16S ribosomal RNA gene restriction analysis. FEMS Microbiology, 256, 298-303, 2006.

Kojima S., Watanabe H., Tsuchida S., Fujikura K., Rowden A.A., Takai K. and Miura T. : Phylogenetic relationships of a tube worm (Lamellibrachia juni) from three hydrothermal vent fields in the South Pacific. Journal of Marine BiologyAssociation of United Kingdom, 86, 1357-1361, 2006.

Kojima S., Kamimura S., Iijima A., Kimura T., Kurozumi T. and Furota T. : Molecular phylogeny and population structure of tideland snails in the genus Cerithidea around Japan. Marine Biology, 149, 525-535, 2006.

Kojima S., Tsuchida E., Numanami H., Fujikura K. and Okutani T. : Synonymy of Calyptogena solidissima with Calyptogena kawamurai (Bivalvia : Vesicomyidae) and its population structure revealed by nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial DNA. Zoological Science, 23, 835-842, 2006.

Kudo I., Noiri Y., Nishioka J., Taira Y., Kiyosawa H. and Tsuda A. : Phytoplankton community response to Fe and temperature gradient in the NE (SERIES) and NW (SEEDS) subarctic Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 53, 2201-2213, 2006.

Kuriyama M. and Nishida S. : Species diversity and niche-partitioning in the pelagic copepods of the family Scolecitrichidae (Calanoida). Crustaceana, 79, 293-317, 2006.

Machida R.J., Miya M.U., Nishida M. and Nishida S. : Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the pelagic copepod genus Neocalanus (Crustacea : Copepoda). Marine Biology, 148, 1071-1079, 2006.

Marchetti A., Sherry N.D., Kiyosawa H., Tsuda A. and Harrison P.J. : Phytoplankton processes I : changes in biomass and community composition due to a mesoscale iron enrichment in the NE subarctic Pacific. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 53, 2095-2113, 2006.

itchell J.G. and Kogure K. : Bacterial motility: links to the environment and a driving force for microbial physics. FEMS Microiology Ecology, 55, 3-16, 2006.

Miura. T. and Kojima S. : Two new species of vestimentiferan tubeworms (Polychaeta. Siboglinidae a.k.a. Pogonophora) from the Brothers Caldera, the Kermadec Arc, South Pacific Ocean. Species Diversity, 11, 209-224, 2006.

Nishimura M., Shimakita T., Kamiya E., Tashiro Y. and Kogure K. : Use of an automatic cell-counting system with LED illumination for enumeration of marine bacteria. Fisheries Science, 72, 723-727, 2006.

Nishimura M., Yoshida A., Toyoda K., Yamada M., Nomura H., Wada M., Okamoto K., Shibata A., Takada H. and Ohwada K. : Mesocosm experiment on the succession of microbial community in response to oil comtamination to coastal seawater. La mer, 44, 59-65, 2006.

Patterson J.K.E., Terazaki M. and Yamaguchi M. : The impact of Tsunami in coastal areas: Coastal protection and disaster prevention measures-Experiences from Japanese coasts. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 414-424, 2006.

Saito H., Ota T., Suzuki K., Nishioka J. and Tsuda A. : Role of heterotrophic dinoflagellate Gyrodinium sp. in the fate of an iron-enrichment induced diatom bloom. 33, L09602. 10.1029/2005GL025366, Geophysical Research Letter, 2006.

Saito H., Tsuda A., Nojiri Y., Nishioka J., Takeda S., Kiyosawa H., Kudo I., Noiri Y., Ono T., Taira Y., Suzuki K., Yoshimura T. and Boyd P.W. : Nutrients and phytoplankton dynamics during the stationary and declining phases of a phytoplankton bloom induced by iron-enrichment in the eastern subarctic Pacific. Deep-Sea Research Part II53, 2168-2181, 2006.

hibata A., Ohwada K., Tsuchiya K. and Kogure K. : Application of silkworm larva assay to determination of peptidoglycan in natural seawater. Journal of Oceanography, 62, 91-97, 2006.

Suzuki Y., Kojima S., Sasaki T., Suzuki M., Utsumi T., Watanabe H., Urakawa H., Tsuchida S., Nunoura T., Hirayama H., Takai K., Nealson K.H. and K. Horikoshi : Host-symbiont relationships in hydrothermal vent gastropods of the genus Alviniconcha from the South West Pacific. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72, 1388-1393, 2006.

Suzuki Y., Kojima S., Watanabe H., Suzuki M., Tsuchida S., Nunoura T., Hirayama H., Takai K., Nealson K.H. and Horikoshi K. : Single host and symbiont lineages of hydrothermal vent gastropods of the genus Ifremeria (Provannidae) :  biogeography and evolution. Marine Ecology Progeree Series, 315, 167-175, 2006.

Terazaki M., Iguchi N., Hashizume K., Hirakawa K., Morimoto H. and Kuroda K. : Distribution of chaetognaths in the Japan Sea in the winter of 1997 and in the autumn of 1999. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 432-438, 2006.

Toda T., Okashita T., Maekawa T., Kee Alfian B.A.A., Kushairi M.R.M., Othman B.H.R. and Terazaki M. : Community structure of coaral reefs around Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Oceanography, 63, 113-123, 2006.

Tsuda A., Saito H., Nishioka J., Ono T., Noiri Y. and Kudo I. : Mesozooplankton response to iron enrichment during the diatom bloom and bloom decline in SERIES (NE Pacific). Deep-Sea Research Part II, 53, 2281-2296, 2006.

Urakawa H., Kurata S., Fujiwara T., Kuroiwa D., Maki H., Kawabata S., Hiwatari T., Ando H., Kawai T., Watanabe M., and Kohata K. : Characterization and quantification of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in eutrophic coastal marine sediments using polyphasic molecular approaches and immunofluorescence staining. Environmental Microbiology, 8, 787-803, 2006.

Urakawa H., Maki H., Kawabata S., Fujiwara T., Ando H., Kawai T., Hiwatari T., Kohata K., and Watanabe M. : Abundance and population structure of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria that inhabit canal sediments receiving effluents from municipal wastewater treatment plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72, 6845-6850, 2006.

Urakawa H. and Ribera I. N. G. : Aquatic environment. The biology of vibrios, Thompson F. L., Austin B. and Swings J., ASM press, NewYork, 175-189, 2006.

Wada M., Kamiya A., Uchiyama N., Yoshizawa S., Kita-Tsukamoto K., Ikejima K., Yu R., Imada C., Karatani H., Mizuno N., Suzuki Y., Nishida M. and Kogure K. : LuxA gene of light organ symbionts of the bioluminescent fish Acropoma japonicum (Acropomatidae) and Siphamia versicolor (Apogonidae) forms a lineage closely related to that of Photobacterium leiognathi subsp. mandapamensis. FEMS Microbiology, 260, 186-192, 2006.

Wada M., Wu S.S., Tsutsumi H., Kita-Tsukamoto K., Do H.K., Nomura H., Ohwada K. and Kogure K. : Effects of sodium sulfide on burrowing activity of Capitella sp. I and bacterial respiratory activity in seawater soft-agar microcosms. Plankton and Benthos Research, 1, 117-122, 2006.

Wada M., Wu S.S., Tsutsumi H., Kita-Tsukamoto K., Do H.K., Nomura H., Ohwada K. and Kogure K. : Visual assessment of respiring bacterial cells associated with burrow structure of Capitella sp. I in seawater soft-agar. Plankton and Benthos Research, 1, 54-58, 2006.

Wada M., Wu S-S., Kogure K. and Tsutsumi H. : Short-terrm imapct of biological activities of a burrowing polychaete. Capitella sp. I. on bacterial abundance and the chemical characteristics in organically enriched sediment. Benthos Research, 60, 59-66, 2006.

Watanabe H., Kado R., Kaida M., Tsuchida S. and Kojima S. : Dispersal of vent-barnacle (genus Neoverruca) in the Western Pacific. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47, 353-357, 2006.

Yoshida A., Nomura H., Toyoda K., Nishino T., Seo Y., Yamada M., Nishimura M., Wada M., Okamoto K., Shibata A., Takada H., Kogure K. and Ohwada K. : Microbial responses using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to oil and chemical dispersant in enclosed ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52, 89-95, 2006.

Marine Bioscience

Anderson W.G., Phillans R.D., Hyodo S., Tsukada T., Good J.P., Takai Y., Franklin C.E. and Hazon N. : The effects of freshwater to seawater transfer on circulating levels of angiotensin II, C-type natriuretic peptide and arginine vasotocin in the euryhaline elasmobranch. Carcharhinus leucas. General and Comparative Endocrinolgy, 147, 39-46, 2006.

Arai T. : Comparison of habitat use during early life stage between ayu Plecoglossus altivelis and ice goby Leucopsarion petersi. along the Sanriku Coast of Japan, as determined from otolith microchemistry. Fisheries Science, 72, 382-387, 2006.

Arai T. and Hirata T. : Determination of trace elements in otoliths of chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta by laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry. Fisheries Science, 72, 977-984, 2006.

Arai T., Kotake A. and McCarthy T.K. : Habitat use by the European eel Anguilla auguilla in Irish waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 67, 569-578, 2006.

Arai T., Yang J. and Miyazaki N. : Migration flexibility between freshwater and marine habitats of the pond smelt Hypomesus nipponensis. Journal of Fish Biology, 68, 1388-1398, 2006.

Chen L., Kis B., Hashimoto H., Busija D.W., Takei Y., Yamashita H. and Ueta Y. : Adrenomedullin 2 protects rat cerebral endothelial cells from exidative damage in vitro. Brain Research, 1086, 42-49, 2006.

Goto A. and Arai T. : Diverse migratory histories of Japanese Trachidermus and Cottus species (Cottidae) as inferred from otolith microchemistry. Journal of Fish Biology, 68, 1731-1741, 2006.

Hashiguchi Y., Kado T., Kimura S. and Tachida H. : Comparative phylogeography of two bitterlings, Tanakia lanceolata and T.limbata (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) in Kyushu and adjacent districts of western Japan, based on mitochondrial DNA analysis, Zoological Science, 23, 309-322, 2006.

Hashiguchi Y. and Nishida M. : Evolution and origin of vomeronasal-type odorant receptor gene repertoire in fishes. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 6, 76, 2006.

Hatase H., Sato K., Yamaguchi M., Takahashi K. and Tsukamoto K. : Individual variation in feeding habitat use by adult female green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) : are they obligately neritic herbivores? Oecologia, 149, 52-64, 2006.

Hayakawa H., Andoh T. and Watanabe T. : Precursor structure of egg proteins in the coral Galaxea fascicularis. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 344, 173-180, 2006.

yodo S., Kawakoshi A., Bartolo R.C., Takei Y., Toop T. and Donald J.A. : Extremely high conservation in the untranslated region as well as the coding region of CNP mRNAs throughout elasmobranch species. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 148, 181-186, 2006.

Iguchi K., Konishi M. and Takeshima H. : Early dispersal of ayu during marine stages as infered from geographic variation in the number of vertebrae. Fisheries Science, 72, 737-741, 2006.

Inoue K. and Takei Y. : Molecular evolution of the natriuretic peptide system as revealed by comparative genomics. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, D, 1, 69-76, 2006.

Iwata H., Watanabe K., Takeshima H., Iguchi K. and Nishida M. : Isolation and characterization of 49 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the ayu. Plecoglossus altivelis. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 1076-1079, 2006.

Johnson T. B., Miller M. J., Tsukamoto K. and Terazaki M. : First record of a leptocephalus larva ingested by a chaetognath. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 469-472, 2006.

Kaiya. ah., Tsukada. T., Yuge. S., Mondo. H., Kangawa. K., and Takei. Y. : Changes in ghrelin levels in plasma and stomach after transfer of eels from fresh water to seawater. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 148, 375-382, 2006.

Kawahara R. and Nishida M. : Multiple occurrences of spiggin genes in sticklebacks. Gene, 373, 58-66, 2006.

Kawakoshi A., Hyodo S., Nozaki M., and Takei Y. : Identification of a single natriuretic peptide (NP) in cyclostomes, lamprey and hagfish: CNP-4 is an ancestral gene of the NP family. General Comparative and Endocrinology, 148, 41-47, 2006.

Kimura Y., Miller M. J., Minagawa G., Watanabe S., Shinoda A., Aoyama J., Inagaki T. and Tsukamoto K. : Evidence of a local spawning site of marine eels along northeastern Japan, based on the distribution of small leptocephali. Fisheries Oceanography, 15, 183-190, 2006.

Kitaura J., Nishida M. and Wada K. :  The evolution of social behaviour in sentinel crabs (Macrophthalmus) : implications from molecular phylogeny. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 88, 45-59, 2006.

Kon T., Nohara M., Nishida M., Sterrer W. and Nishikawa T. : Hidden ancient diversification in the circumtropical lancelet Asymmetron lucayanum complex. Marine Biology, 149, 875-883, 2006.

Konno N., Hyodo S., Matsuda K. and Uchiyama M. : Effect of osmotic stress on expression of a putative facilitative urea transporter in the kidney and urinary bladder of the marine toad, Bufo marinus. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 1207-1216, 2006.

Kurihara T., Shikatani M. Nakayama K. and Nishida M. : Proximate mechanisms causing morphological variation in a turban snail among different shores. Zoological Science, 23, 999-1008, 2006.

Kuroki M., Aoyama J., Miller M. J., Wouthuyzen S., Arai T. and Tsukamoto K. : Contrasting patterns of growth and migration of tropical anguillid leptocephali in the western Pacific and Indonesian Seas. Marine Ecological Progress Series, 309, 233-246, 2006.

Kuroki M., Aoyama J., Wouthuyzen S., Sumardiharga K. O., Miller M. J., Minagawa G. and Tsukamoto K. : Age and growth of Anguilla interioris leptocephali collected in Indonesian waters. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 464-468, 2006.

Kuroki M., Ma T., Ishida R. and Tsukamoto K. : Migratory history of the wild and released ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) in the Kurobe River, Japan. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 425-431, 2006.

Mabuchi K., Miya M.,Senou H., Suzuki T. and Nishida M. : Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the Lake Biwa wild strain of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.): Further evidence for an ancient origin. Aquaculture, 257, 68-77, 2006.

Mabuchi K., Okuda N. and Nishida M. : Molecular phylogeny and stripe pattern evolution in the cardinalfish genus Apogon. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 38, 90-99, 2006.

Machida R.J., Miya M.U., Nishida M. and Nishida S. : Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the pelagic copepod genus Neocalanus(Crustacea : Copepoda). Marine Biology, 148, 1071-1079, 2006.

Miller M. J. and Tsukamoto K. : Studies on eels and leptocephali in Southeast Asia : A new research frontier. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 283-292, 2006 .

Miller M. J., Aoyama J., Mochioka N., Otake T., Castle P. H. J., Minagawa G., Inagaki T. and Tsukamoto K. : Geographic variation in the assemblages of leptocephali in the western South Pacific. Deep-Sea Research I, 53, 776-794, 2006.

Miller M. J., Wouthuyzen S., Minagawa G., Aoyama J. and Tsukamoto K. : Distribution and ecology of leptocephali of the congrid eel, Ariosoma scheelei. around Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. Marine Biology, 148, 1101-1111, 2006.

Miya M., Saitoh K. Wood R. Nishida M. and Mayden R. L. : New primers for amplifying and sequencing the mitochondrial ND4/ND5 gene region of the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii : Ostariophysi). Ichthyological Research, 53, 75-81, 2006.

Nag K., Kato A., Nakada T., Hoshijima K., Mistry A.C., Takei Y., and Hirose S. : Molecular and functional characterization of adrenomedullin receptor in pufferfish. American Journal of Physiology, 290, R467-R478, 2006.

Nunoura T., Oida H., Toki T., Ashi J., Takai K. and Horikoshi K. : Quantification of mcrA by quantitative fluorescent PCR in sediments from methane seep of the Nankai Trough. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 87, 146-157, 2006.

Ogoshi M., Inoue K., Naruse K., and Takei Y. : Evolutionary history of the calcitonin gene-related peptide family in vertebrates revealed by comparative genomic analyses. Peptides, 27, 3154-3164, 2006.

Otake T., Miller M.J., Inagaki T., Minagawa G., Shinoda A., Kimura Y., Sasai S., Oya M., Tasumi S., Suzuki Y., Uchida M. and Tsukamoto K. : Evidence for migration of metamorphosing larvae of Anguilla japonica in the Kuroshio. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 453-458, 2006.

Pedroso F.L., de Jesus-Ayson E.G.T., Cortado H.H., Hyodo S. and Ayson F.G. : Changes in mRNA expression of grouper (Epinephelus coioides) growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor I in response to nutritional status. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 145, 237-246, 2006.

Pillans R.D., Anderson W.G., Good J.P., Hyodo S., Takei Y., Hazon N. and Franklin C.E. : Plasma and erythrocyte solute properties of juvenile bull sharks, Carcharhinus leucas. acutely exposed to increasing environmental salinity. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 331, 145-157, 2006.

Saitoh K., Sado T., Mayden R. L., Hanzawa N., Nakamura K., Nishida M. and Miya M. : Mitogenomic evolution and interrelationships of the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii : Ostariophysi) : The first evidence towards resolution of higher-level relationships of the world's largest freshwater-fish clade based on 59 whole mitogenome sequences. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 63, 826-841, 2006.

Sato K., Watanuki Y. and Naito Y. : The minimum air volume kept in diving Adelie Penguins : evidence for regulation of air volume in the respiratory system. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 439-442, 2006.

Satoh T.P., Miya M., Endo H. and Nishida M. : Round and pointed-head grenadier fishes (Actinopterygii : Gadiformes) represent a single sister-group : Evidence from the complete mitochondrial genome sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution40, 129-138, 2006.

Takagi A., Ishikawa S., Nao T., Hort S., Nakatani M., Nishida M. and Kurokura H. : Tandem repeat sequence segments in the control region of bronze featherback, Notopterus notopterus, mitochondrial DNA. Fisheries Science, 72, 1319-1321, 2006.

Takagi A., Ishikawa S., Nao T., Hort S., Nakatani M., Nishida M. and Kurokura H. : Genetic differentiation of the bronze featherback Notopterus notopterus between the Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake populations, inferred from mitochondrial DNA analysis. Fisheries Science, 72, 750-754, 2006.

Takahashi H., Sakamoto T., Hyodo S., Shepherd B.S., Kaneko T., Grau E.G. : Expression of glucocorticoid receptor in the intestine of euryhaline teleost, the Mozanbique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) : effect of seawater exposure and cortisol treatment. Life Sciences, 78, 2329-2335, 2006.

Takei Y., Kawakoshi A., Tsukada T., Yuge S., Ogoshi M., Inoue K., Hyodo S., Bannai H., and Miyano S. : Contribution of comparative fish studies to general endocrinology :  Structure and function of osmoregulatory hormones. Journal Experimental Zoology305A, 787-798, 2006.

Takei. Y. : Brain (B-type) natriuretic peptide and C-type natriuretic peptide. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides, A.J.Kastin, Elservier Press, Amsterdam, 825-832, 2006.

Takei. Y. : Adrenomedullin 2/Intermedin. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides, A.J.Kastin, Elserier Press, Amsterdam, 1281-1286, 2006.

Tanaka H., Kubokawa K. and Morisawa M. : Sperm-derived sprem motility-initiating substance from amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri. Journal of Experimental zoology, 305A, 68-73, 2006.

Tsuchida K., Lutzen J. and Nishida M. : Sympatric three-species infection by Sacculina parasites (Cirripedia : Rhizocephala : Sacculinidae) of an intertidal grapsoid crab. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 26, 474-479, 2006 .

Tsukada T., and Takei Y. : Integrative approach to osmoregulatory action of atrial natriuretic peptide in seawater eels. General and Comparative Endocrinolgy, 147, 31-38, 2006.

Tsukamoto K. : Spawning of eels near a seamount. Nature, 439, 929, 2006.

Ventura A., Kawakoshi A., Inoue K., and Takei Y. : Multiple natriuretic peptides coexist in the most primitive extant ray-finned fish, bichir Polypterus endlicheri. General and Comparative Endorinology, 146, 251-256, 2006.

Wada M., Kamiya A., Uchiyama N., Yoshizawa S., Kita-Tsukamoto K., Ikejima K., Yu R., Imada C., Karatani H., Mizuno N., Suzuki Y., Nishida M. and Kogure K. : LuxA gene of light organ symbionts of the bioluminescent fish Acropoma japonicum (Acropomatidae) and Siphamia versicolor (Apogonidae) forms a lineage closely related to that of Photobacterium leiognathi subsp. mandapamensis. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 260, 186-192, 2006.

Watanabe S., Aoyama J. and Tsukamoto K. : Confirmation of morphological differences between Anguilla australis australis and A. australis schmidtii. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 40, 325-331, 2006.

Watanabe S., Iida M., Kimura Y., Feunteun E. and Tsukamoto K. : Genetic diversity of Sicyopterus japonicus as revealed by mitochondrial DNA sequencing. Coastal Marine Science, 30, 473-479, 2006.

Watanabe T., Kii S., Tanaka J., Takishita K. and Maruyama T. : cDNA cloning and phylogenetic and expression analyses of actin in symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium spp.). Journal of Applied Phycology, 18, 219-225, 2006.

Watanabe T., Persson P., Endo H., Fukuda I., Furukawa K. and Kono M. : Identification of a novel cuticular protein in the kuruma prawn Penaeus japonicus. Fisheries Science, 72, 452-454, 2006.

Watanabe T., Yuyama I. and Yasumura S. : Toxicological effects of biocides on symbiotic and aposymbiotic juveniles of the hermatypic coral Acropora tenuis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 339, 177-188, 2006 .

Wong. M.K.S., Takei. Y., and Woo. N.Y.S. : Differential status of the renin angiotensin system in silver seabream Sparus sarba in different salinities. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 149, 81-89, 2006.

Yada T., Kaiya H., Mutoh K., Azuma T., Hyodo S. and Kangawa K. : Ghrelin stimulates phagocytosis and superoxide production in fish leucocytes. Journal of Endocrinology, 189, 57-65, 2006.

Yamanoue Y., Miya M., Inoue J. G., Matsuura K. and Nishida M. : The mitochondrial genome of spotted green pufferfish Tetraodon nigroviridis (Teleostei : Tetraodontiformes) and divergence time estimation among model organisms in fishes. Genes and Genetic Systems, 81, 29-39, 2006 .

Yamazaki Y., Yokoyama R., Nishida M. and Goto A. : Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of Lethenteron lampreys in eastern Eurasia. Journal of Fish Biology, 68, 251-269, 2006.

Yuge S., Yamagami S., Inoue K., Suzuki N., and Takei Y. : Identification of two functionl guanylin receptors in eel : Multiple hormone-receptor system for osmoregulation in fish intestine and kidney. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 149, 81-89, 2006.

Living Marine Resources

Akasaki T., Saruwatari T., Tomonaga H., Sato S. and Watanabe Y : Identification of imported Chirimen at the genus level by a direct sequencing method using mitochondrial partial 16S rDNA region. Fisheries Science, 72, 686-692, 2006.

Kawasaki M., Watanabe Y., Shirafuji N., Chimura M., Moku M., Funaki O., Saruwatari T. and Kawamura T. : Larval Konosirus punctatus (Clupedae) in a brachish river mouth on the Pacific coast of central Japan. Journal of Fish Biology, 68, 1362-1375, 2006.

Kimura S. and Tsukamoto K. : Possible spawning of the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) near a salinity front. Globec International Newsletter, 12, 35-36, 2006.

Kimura S. and Tsukamoto K. : The salinity front in the North Equatorial Current: A landmark for the spawning migration of the Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) related to the stock recruitment. Deep-Sea Research II, 53, 315-325, 2006.

Kitagawa T. and Kimura S. : An alternative heat budget model relevant to heat transfer in fishes and its practical use for detecting their physiological thermoregulation. Zoological Science, 23, 1065-1071, 2006.

Kitagawa T., Kimura S., Nakata H., and Yamada H. : Thermal adaptation of Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis to temperate waters. Fisheries Science, 72, 149-156, 2006.

Kitagawa T., Sartimbul A., Nakata H., Kimura S. and Yamada H. : The effect of water temperature on habitat use of young Pacific bluefin tuna. Thunnus orientalis. in the East China Sea. Fisheries Science, 72, 1166-1176, 2006.

Lecchini D., Polti S., Nakamura Y., Mosconi P., Tsuchiya M., Romoissent G., lanes S. : New perspectives on aquarium fish trade. Fish. Sci. 72, 40-47, 2006.

Lecchini D., Nakamura Y., Grignon J., Tsuchiya M.: Evidence of density independent mortality in a settling coral reef damselfish Chromis viridis. Ichthyol. Res. 53, 298-300, 2006.

Nakamura Y., Terashima H., Chettanand S., Sato N., Ida H. : Preliminary survey and diet analysis of seagrass bed fishes at Mauritius, western Indian Ocean. Galaxia, JCRS 8, 61-69, 2006.

Nakamura Y., Horinouchi M, Shibuno T., Kawasaki H., Sano M. : A comparison of seagrass-fish assemblage structures in open oceanic and coastal bay areas in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Proc. 10th Int. Coral Reef Symp. 446-452, 2006.

Osafune S. and Yasuda I. : Bidecadal variability in the intermediate waters of the northwestern subarctic Pacific and the Okhotsk Sea in relation to 18.6-year perioid nodal tidal cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, C05007, 2006.

Saruwatari T., Hirakawa N., Motegi M., Ohno A.,Masaoka T. and Cho N. : Life history of Tomomehikari, Chlorophthalmus acutifrons, inferred from molecular data. DNA Polymorphism, 14, 215-221, 2006.

Saruwatari T. and Sakai T. : Microstructure of parasitic Ceratioid anglerfish sperm observed using freeze substitution fixation method. Proceedings of the 16th International Microscopy Congress, Biological Sciences 1, 6, 2006.

Takami H., Fukazawa H. and Kawamura T. : Delayed metamorphosis by larval abalone in the field. Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency, Supplement 5, 97-117, 2006.

Takami H., Oshino A., Sasaki R., Fukazawa H. and Kawamura T. : Age determination and estimation of larval period in field caught abalone (Haliotis discus hannai Ino 1953) larvae and newly metamorphosed post-larvae by counts of radular teeth rows. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 328, 289-301, 2006.

Tokinaga H., Tanimoto T., Nonaka I., Taguchi B., Fukamachi T., Xie S.-P., Nakamura H.,WatanabeT. and Yasuda I. : Atmospheric sounding over the winter Kuroshio Extension: Effect of surface stability on atmospheric boundary layer structure. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L04703 , 2006.

Yasuda I., Osafune S. and Tatebe H. : Possible explanation linking 18.6-year period nodal tidal cycle with bi-decadal variations of ocean and climate in the North Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L08606, 2006.

Multiple Field Marine Science

Eyers L., Smoot J.C., Smoot L.M., Bugli C., Urakawa H., McMurry Z., Siripong S., El-Fantroussi S., Lambert P., Agathos S.N. and Stahl D.A. : Discrimination of shifts in a soil microbial community associated with TNT-contamination using a functional ANOVA of 16S rRNA hybridized to oligonucleotide microarrays. Environmental Science and Technology, 40, 5867-5873, 2006.

Harino H., Midorikawa S., Arai T., Ohji M., Cu N.D. and Miyazaki N : Concentrations of booster biocides in sediment and calms from Vietnam. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86, 1163-1170, 2006.

Harino H., Ohji M., Wattayakorn G., Rungsupa S., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Occurrence of antifouling biocides in sediment and green mussel from Thailand. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 51, 400-407, 2006.

Hasumoto H. Imazu T., Miura T. and Kogere K : Use of optical oxygen sensor toHasumoto H. Imazu T., Miura T. and Kogere K : Use of optical oxygen sensor to measure dissolved oxygen in seawater. Journal of Oceanography, 62 No.1, 99-103, 2006.

Kume M., Kuwahara T., Arai T., Okamoto Y. and Goto A. : A part of the Japan Sea form of threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, spawns in the seawater tidal pools of western Hokkaido Island, Japan. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 77, 169-175, 2006.

Michida Y., Hasumoto H. and Suzuki T. : Archaeology and rescue for marine plankton data collected by universities in Japan. Techno-Ocaen 2006/19th JASNAOE Ocean Engineering Symposium, P44, 2006.

Miyazaki N. and Tsukamoto K. : The proceedings of the 2nd Seminar of JSPS Multilateral Core University Program on "Coastal Oceanography". Special Issue of Coastal Marine Science, 30(1). pp. 406, 2006.

Nomaki H., Heinz P., Nakatsuka T., Shimura M., Ohkouch N., Ogawa N O., Kogure K., Ikemoto E. and Kitazato H. : Different ingestion patterns of 13C-labeled bacteria and algae by deep-sea benthic foraminifera. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 310, 95-108, 2006.

Ohji M., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Differences of tributyltin accumulation in the masu salmon Oncorhyncus masou between sea-run and freshwater-resident type. Journal of Fish Biology, 68, 931-939, 2006.

Ohishi K., Maruyama T., Ninomiya A., Kida H., Zenitani R., Bando T., Fujise Y., Nakamatsu K., Miyazaki N. and Boltunov A. N. : Serologic investigation of influenza A virus infection in cetaceans from the western North Pacific and the southern Oceans. Marine Mammal Science, 22(1), 207-220, 2006.

Ohji M., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Transfer of tributyltin from parental female to offspring in the viviparous surfperch Ditrema temminck. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 307, 307-310, 2006.

Ohji M., Harino H. and Arai T. : Differences in organotin accumulation among ecological migratory types of the Japanese eel Anguilla japonica. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 69, 270-290, 2006.

Oka M., Arai T., Shibata Y. and Miyazaki N. : Reproductive transfer of organochlorines in viviparous surfperch. Ditrema temmincki. Environmental Pollution, 142(2), 383-387, 2006.

Ramu K., Kajiwara N., Mochizuki H., Miyasaka H., Asante K.A., Takahashi S., Ota S., Yeh H.-M., Nishida S. and Tanabe S. : Occurrence of organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and plolybrominated diphenyl ethers in deep-sea fishes from the Sulu Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52, 1827-1832, 2006.

Sakai H., Iwata H., Kim, E-Y., Tsydenova O., Miyazaki N., Petrov E.V., Bates V. B., Tanabe S. : Constitutive androstane receptor (CAR) as a potential sensing biomaker of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in aquatic mammal : molecular characterization, expression level, and ligand profilling in Baikal seal (Pusa sibirica). Toxicological Sciences, 94(1) : 57-70, 2006.

Sano Y., Takahata N. and Seno T. : Geographical distribution of 3He/4He ratios in the Chugoku district, southwestern Japan. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 163, 745-757, 2006.

Sano Y., Takahata N., Tsutsumi Y. and Miyamoto T. : Ion microprobe U-Pb dating of monazite with about five micrometer spatial resolution. Geochemical Journal, 40, 597-608, 2006.

Torisawa S., Miyashita K., Kawabe R., Fujimori Y., Oshima T., Honda S. and Sato K. : A technique for calculating bearing and tilt angles of walleye pollock photographed in trawls with digital still-picture loggers. Fisheries Research, 77, 4-9, 2006.

Watanabe Y. Baranov EA. Sato K. Naito Y. Miyazaki N : Body density affects stroke patterns in Baikal seals. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 3269-3280, 2006.

Watanabe Y., Bornemann H., Liebsch N., Plotz J., Sato K., Naito Y. and Miyazaki N. : Seal-mounted cameras detect invertebrate fauna on the underside of an Antarctic ice shelf. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 309, 297-300, 2006.

Watanuki Y., Wanless S., Harris M., Lovvorn J.R., Miyazaki M., Tanaka H. and Sato K. : Swim speed and stroke patterns in wing-propelled divers : a comparison among alcids and a penguin. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 1217-1230, 2006.

Yang J., Arai T. and Miyazaki N. : Environmental signature in otolith elemental fingerprint of tapertail anchovy, Coilia mystus from the Changjiang estuary. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 22, 459-462, 2006.

Yang J., Arai T., Liu H., Miyazaki N. and Tsukamoto K. : Reconstructing habitat use of Coilia mystus, Coilia ectenes of the Yangtze River estuary, and of Coilia ectenes of Taihu Lake. based on otolith strontium and calcium. Journal of Fish Biology, 69, 1120-1135, 2006.

Yang J. and Miyazaki N. : Transplacental transfer of butyltins to fetus of Dall's porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli). Chemosphere, 63, 716-721, 2006.

Yang J., Miyazaki N. Kunito T. and Tanabe S. : Trace elements and butyltins in a Dall's porpoise (Phoconoides dalli) from the Sanriku coast of Japan. Chemosphere, 63, 449-457, 2006.