(Last updated : 2023-02-25 11:32:46)
   Department   Department of Environment Systems, Faculty of Geo-Environmental Science
   Position   Professor
■ Present specialized field
Biodiversity and systematics, Ecology and environment 
■ Book and thesis
1. Article Coral-ID: A forensically validated genetic test to identify precious coral material and its application to objects seized from illegal traffic Forensic Science International: Genetics 58(102663) (Collaboration) 2022
2. Article Stable Sr isotope (88Sr/86Sr) fractionation in calcite precious corals Frontiers in Marine Science 9:1045909 (Collaboration) 2022
3. Article Synchrotron µ-XRF mapping analysis of trace elements in in-situ cultured Japanese red coral, Corallium japonicum PeerJ 10(e13931) (Collaboration) 2022
4. Article Analyses of Trace Elements in Precious Corals as Indicators for Origin and Habitat Using SR X-ray Microbeams  pp.128-132 (Collaboration) 2021
5. Article Genome-Wide SNP Data Revealed Notable Spatial Genetic Structure in the Deep-Sea Precious Coral Corallium japonicum Frontiers in Marine Science 8(10.3389/fmars.2021.667481) (Collaboration) 2021
6. Article Molluscan shells collected in association with precious coral fishery  pp.183-197 (Collaboration) 2020/07
7. Article Asian regional report on the biology, fishery and trade of precious and semi-precious corals FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circulation C1184,pp.191-254 (Single) 2019
8. Article Complete mitochondrial genomes of two Japanese precious corals, Paracorallium japonicum and Corallium konojoi (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Coralliidae): Notable differences in gene arrangement Gene 476,pp.27-37 (Collaboration) 2011
■ Book and thesis
1. Book Precious Coral and the Legacy of the Coral Road   (Collaboration) 2021/07/09Link
2. Book Biohistory of precious corals: Scientific, cultural and historical perspectives   (Collaboration) 2010/03
■ Academic background
1. 1981/04~1985/03 〔Doctorial Course〕, The University of Tokyo, Completed,
2. 1979/04~1981/03 〔Master Course〕, Hiroshima University, Completed,
3. 1974/04~1978/03 Kochi University, Graduated,