Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Kochi University (Yohei NAKAMURA)(高知大学・中村洋平)



Toshida H, Fukuchi I, Nakamura Y, Tachihara K. Age, growh and maturation
of the brown surgeonfish Acanthurus nigrofuscus at Okinawa-jima Island, Japan. Ichthyological Research, in press.

Sato M, Honda K, Nakamura Y, Bernardo LPC, et al. Hydrodynamics rather
than type of coastline shapes self-recruitment in anemonefishes. Limnology and Oceanography, in press.

Eger AM, Marzinelli EM, Beas-Luna R, et al. The value of ecosystem services
in global marine kelp forests. Nature Communications 14:1894


Verges A, Lanham BS, Kono M, Okumura S, Nakamura Y. Differences in fish
herbivory among tropical and temperate seaweeds and annual patterns in
kelp consumption influence the tropicalisation of temperate reefs. Scientific Reports 12:21202

Homma C, Inokuchi D, Nakamura Y, Ohnishi K, Funaki H, Yamaguchi H, Adachi
M. Compasiron of the diets of the parrotfishes Scarus ovifrons and Calotomus japonicus using rDNA metabarcoding. Fisheries Science, 88:539-553

Homma C, Inokuchi D, Nakamura Y, Uy WH, Ohnishi K, Yamaguchi H, Adachi
M. Effectiveness of blocking primers and a peptide nucleic acid (PNA) clamp
for 18S metabarcoding dietary analysis of herbivorous fish. PLoS ONE, 17(4): e0266268

Nakamura Y, Bobiles RU, Espadero ADA. Tropical coral reefs and seagrass
beds as fish habitats: Reef fish-based ecosystem services under anthropogenic
stresses in the Kuroshio Region (Chapter 5). In: Shinbo T, Akama S, Kubota
S (eds) Interdisciplinary studies for integrated coastal zone management
in the region along the Kuroshio. Livre Publishing Co., Ltd., Kochi. pp.45-57

Leriorato JC, Nakamura Y. Climate change-mediated range shifts in tropical
reef fishes: Implications for management and coral ecosystem services along
the Kuroshio Region (Chapter 6). In: Shinbo T, Akama S, Kubota S (eds)
Interdisciplinary studies for integrated coastal zone management in the
region along the Kuroshio. Livre Publishing Co., Ltd., Kochi. pp.58-64


Pessarodona A, Filbee-Dexter K, Alcoverro T, Boada J, Feehan C, Fredriksen
S, Grace S, Nakamura Y, Narvaez C, Norderhaug KM, Wernberg T. Homogenization
and miniaturization of habitat structure in temperate marine forests. Global Change Biology, 27:5262-5275

Leriorato JC, Nakamura Y, Uy WH. Cold thermal tolerance as a range-shift
predictive trait: an essential link in the disparity of occurrence of tropical
reef fishes in temperate waters. Marine Biology, 168:93

Gomi K, Nakamura Y, Kanda M, Honda K, Nakaoka M, Honma C, Adachi M. Diel
vertical movements and feeding behaviour of blue humphead parrotfish Scarus ovifrons in a temperate reef of Japan. Journal of Fish Biology, 99:131-142.

Espadero ADA, Nakamura Y, Uy WH, Horinouchi M. Tropical intertidal seagrass
beds as fish habitat: Similarities between fish assemblages of intertidal
and subtidal seagrass beds in the Philippines. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 251:107245

Sato M, Nakamura Y, Hori M. Potential stocks of reef fish-based ecosystem
services in the Kuroshio Current region: their relationship with latitude
and biodiversity. Population Ecology, 63:75-91.


Espadero ADA, Nakamura Y, Uy WH, Tongnunui P, Horinouchi M. Tropical intertidal
seagrass beds: an overlooked foraging habitat for fishes revealed by underwater
videos. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 526:151353.


Leriorato JC, Nakamura Y. Unpredictable extreme cold events: a threat
to range-shifting tropical reef fishes in temperate waters. Marine Biology, 166: 110.

Hosoya S, Hirase S, Kikuchi K, Nanjo K, Nakamura Y, Kohno H, Sano M. Random
PCR-based genotyping by sequencing technology GRAS-Di reveals genetic structure
of mangrove fishes. Molecular Ecology Resources, 19:1153-1163.

Bobiles RU, Nakamura Y. Partially protected marine areas as a conservation
tool for commercially important fishes in the Philippines: Do Age, Size,
and Design Matter? Regional Studies in Marine Science, 25: 100459

Sinniger F, Harii S, Humblet M, Nakamura Y, Ohba H, Prasetia R. Ryukyu
Islands, Japan (Chapter 13). In:Loya Y, Puglise KA, Bridge TCL (eds) Mesophotic
coral ecosystems. Springer, pp231-247.


Pantallano ADS, Bobiles RU, Nakamura Y. Dependence of fish on subtropical
riverine mangroves as habiat in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Fisheries Science, 84:613-625

Hoey AS, Berumen ML, Bonaldo RM, Burt JA, Feary DA, Ferreira CEL, Floeter
SR, Nakamura Y. The ecology of parrotfishes in marginal reef systems (Chapter
12). In:Hoey AS, Bonaldo RM (eds) Biology of parrotfishes. CRC Press, Taylor
& Francis group. pp276-301




Booth DJ, Feary D, Kobayashi D, Luiz O, Nakamura Y. Tropical marine fishes
and fisheries and climate change (Chapter 26). In: Phillips BF, Perez-Ramirez
M (eds) Climate change impacts on fisheries and aquaculture: a global analysis.
John Wiely & Sons Ltd., Volume II, pp875-896

Sato M, Honda K, Uy WH, Baslot DI, Genovia TG, Nakamura Y, Bernardo LPC,
Kurokochi H, Pantallano ADS, Lian C, Nadaoka K, Nakaoka M. Marine protected
area restricts demographic connectivity: dissimilarity in a marine environment
can function as a biological barrier. Ecology and Evolution, 7:7859-7871.

Honda K, Uy WH, Baslot DI, Pantallano ADS, Sato M, Nakamura Y, Nakaoka
M. Importance of outer reef slopes for commercially important fishes: implications
for designing a marine protected area in the Philippines. Fisheries Science, 83:523-535.

Tose K, Hirata T, Kanda M, Kotera Y, Nakamura Y. Occurrence and reproduction
of tropical fishes in ocean warming hotspots of Japanese temperate reefs.
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 100:617-630.

Beck HJ, Feary DA, Nakamura Y, Booth DJ. Temperate macroalgae impacts
tropical fish recruitment at forefronts of range-expansion. Coral Reefs, 36:639-651.

Lecchini D, Dixson DL, Lecellier G, Roux N, Frederich B, Besson M, Tanaka
Y, Banaigs B, Nakamura Y. Habitat selection by marine larvae in changing
chemical environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 114:210-217.

中村洋平.20章 個体群と群集 「魚類学」矢部衛・桑村哲生・都木靖彰(編)、恒星社厚生閣、pp 266-281.


Beck HJ, Feary DA, Nakamura Y, Booth DJ. Wave-sheltered embayments are
recruitment hotspots for tropical fishes on temperate reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 546:197-212.

Horinouchi M, Tongnunui P, Furumitsu K, Kon K, Nakamura Y, Kanou K, Yamaguchi
A, Seto K, Okamoto K, Sano M. Effects of habitat change from a bare sand/mud
area to a short seagrass Halophila ovalis bed on fish assemblage structure:
a case study in an intertidal bay in Trang, southern Thailand. Ichthyological Research, 63:391-404.

Honda K, Uy WH, Baslot DI, Pantallano ADS, Nakamura Y, Nakaoka M. Diel
habitat-use patterns of commercially important fishes in a marine protected
area in the Philippines. Aquatic Biology, 24:163-174.

Bobiles RU, Soliman VS, Nakamura Y. Partially protected area renders non-fishery
benefits amidst high fishing pressure: A case study from eastern Philippines.
Regional Studies in Marine Science, 3:225-233.

O’Connor J, Lecchini D, Beck H, Cadiou G, Lecellier G, Booth DJ, Nakamura
Y. Sediment pollution impacts sensory ability and performance of settling
coral-reef fish. Oecologia, 180:11-21




Watai M, Nakamura Y, Honda K, Bolisay K, Miyajima T, Nakaoka M, Fortes
MD. Diet, growth and abundance of two seagrass bed fishes along a pollution
gradient caused by milkfish farming in Bolinao, northwestern Philippines.
Fisheries Science, 81:43-51

小川直人・関伸吾・山田秀秋・中村洋平. PCR-RFLP分析によるブダイ科魚類種判別法の開発とそれを用いた琉球列島の海草藻場に出現するブダイ科稚魚の種組成の解明.11水産増殖, 63:423-435.


Feary DA, Pratchett MS, Emslie MJ, Fowler AM, Figueira WF, Luiz OJ, Nakamura
Y, Booth DJ. Latitudinal shifts in coral reef fishes: why some species
do and others do not shift. Fish and Fisheries, 15:593-615

Hundt P, Nakamura Y, Yamaoka K. Diets of combtooth blennies (Blenniidae)
in Kochi and Okinawa, Japan. Ichtyological Research, 61:76-82

Nanjo K, Kohno H, Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Sano M. Differences in fish
assemblage structure beween vegetated and unvegetated microhabitats in
relation to food abundance patterns in a mangrove creek. Fisheries Science, 80:21-41

Sato M, Honda K, Bolisay KO, Nakamura Y, Fortes MD, Nakaoka M. Factors
affecting the local abundance of two anemone fishes (Amphiprion frenatus and A. perideraion) around a semi-closed bay in Puerto Galera, the Philippines. Hydrobiologia, 733:63-69

Sato M, Kurokochi H, Tan E, Asakawa S, Honda K, Bolisay KO, Nakamura Y,
Lian C, Fortes MD, Nakaoka M. Fifteen novel microsatellite markers for
two Amphiprion species (Amphiprion frenatus and Amphiprion perideraion) and cross-species amplification. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6:685-688

Lecchini D, Miura T, Lecellier G, Banaigs B, Nakamura Y. Transmission
distance of chemical cues from coral habitats: implications for marine
larval settlement in context of reef degradation. Marine Biology, 161:1677-1686

Yamasaki M, Aono M, Ogawa N, Tanaka K, Imoto Z, Nakamura Y. Drifting algae
and fish: implications of tropical Sargassum invasion due to ocean warming in western Japan. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 147:32-41

Verges A, Steinberg PD, Hay ME, Poore AG, Campbell AH, Ballesteros E,
Heck KL, Booth D, Coleman MA, Feary A, Figueira W, Langlois T, Marzinelli
EM, Mizerek T, Mumby PJ, Nakamura Y, Roughan M van Sebille E, Sen Gupta
A, Smale DA, Tomas F, Wernberg T, Wilson SK. The tropicalisation of temperate
marine ecosystems: climate-mediated changes in herbivory and community
phase shifts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281:20140846

Nanjo K, Kohno H, Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Sano M. Effects of mangrove
structure on fish distribution patterns and predation risks. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 461:215-225

地球温暖化と南日本各地における魚類相の比較.千葉県生物多様センター研究報告, 7:3-13


Soeparno, Nakamura Y, Yamaoka K. Habitat choice and recruitment of tropical
fishes on temperate coasts of Japan. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 96:1101-1109

Honda K, Nakamura Y, Nakaoka M, Uy WH, Fortes MD. Habitat use by fishes
in coral reefs, seagrass beds and mangrove habitats in the Philippines.
PLoS ONE, 8(8):e65735

Lecchini D, Nakamura Y. Use of chemical cues by coral reef animal larvae
for habitat selection. Aquatic Biology, 19:231-238

Nakamura Y, Feary DA, Kanda M, Yamaoka K. Tropical fishes dominate temperate
reef fish communities within western Japan. PLoS ONE, 8(12):e81107

木村翼・阿部航太郎・松本卓也・中村洋平.高知県横浪林海実験所前の海底環境と魚類群集.黒潮圏科学, 6:194-206


Terazono Y, Nakamura Y, Imoto Z, Hiraoka M. Fish response to expanding
tropical Sargassum beds on the temperate coasts of Japan. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 464:209-220

Soeparno, Nakamura Y, Shibuno T, Yamaoka K. Relationship between pelagic
larval duration and abundance of tropical fishes on temperate coasts of
Japan. Journal of Fish Biology, 80:346-357

Nakamura Y, Hirota K, Shibuno T, Watanabe Y. Variability in nursery function
of tropical seagrass beds during fish ontogeny: timing of ontogenetic habitat
shift. Marine Biology, 159:1305-1315

Lecchini D, Carassou L, Frederich B, Nakamura Y, Mills SC, Galzin R. Effects
of alternate reef states on coral reef fish habitat associations. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 94:421-429

Horinouchi M, Tongnunui P, Furumitsu K, Nakamura Y, Kanou K, Yamaguchi
A, Okamoto K, Sano M. Food habits of small fishes in seagrass beds in Trang,
southern Thailand. Fisheries Science, 78:577-587

山本悠・Consuegra AMH・中村洋平・久保田賢・山岡耕作.キューバ・サパタ湿地における移入ヒレナマズClarias gariepinusの生態.黒潮圏科学、5:175-185

久保田賢・吉富文司・Consuegra AMH・大谷和弘・中村洋平・堀美菜・山本悠・山岡耕作.サパタ湿地地区における移入ヒレナマズの利用に関する検討.黒潮圏科学、5:197-209



Nanjo K, Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Kohno H, Sano M. Predation rates for
juvenile fishes in a mangrove estuary: a comparison of vegetated and unvegetated
microhabitats by tethering experiments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 405:53-58

Mora et al. (2011) Global human footprint on the linkage between biodiversity
and ecosytem functioning in reef fishes. PLoS Biology, 9:e1000606



中村洋平.第7章 サンゴ礁の魚たち 「サンゴ礁学ー未知なる世界への招待」鈴木款・大葉英雄・土屋誠(編)、東海大学出版会、pp153-176

中村洋平.第7章 サンゴ礁魚類の生産機構と生態系サービス.「浅海域の生態系サービスー海の恵みと持続的利用」(水産学シリーズ169)小路淳・堀正和・山下洋(編)、恒星社厚生閣、pp93-106


Nakamura Y. Patterns in fish response to seagrass bed loss at the southern
Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Marine Biology, 157:2397-2406

Miller M, Nakamura Y, Shibuno T, Tsukamoto K. Leptocephali collected in
light traps near coral reef habitats of Ishigaki Island in the southern
Ryukyu Island chain. Coastal Marine Science, 34:47-54

Nakamura Y, Shibuno T, Suzuki N, Nakamori J, Kanashiro K, Watanabe Y.
Interspecific variations in age and size at settlement of 8 emperor fishes
(Lethrinidae) at the southern Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Fisheries Science, 76:503-510

中村洋平.魚の成育場についてー大きな魚も海辺が大切.LIIBERATION, 高知大学出版会、vol.17:6-21



Nakamura Y, Shibuno T, Lecchini D, Kawamura M, Watanabe Y. Spatial variability
in habitat associations of pre- and post-settlement stages of coral reef
fishes at Ishigak Island, Japan. Marine Biology, 156:2413-2419

Horinouchi M, Tongunui P, Nanjo K, Nakamura Y, Sano M, Ogawa H. Differences
in fish assemblages between fragmented and continuous seagrass bed in Trang,
southern Thailand. Fisheries Science, 75:1409-1416

Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Sano M, Shibuno T. The effects of distance from
coral reefs on seagrass nursery use by 5 emperor fishes at the Ryukyu Islands,
Japan. Fisheries Science, 75:1401-1408

Lecchini D, Million J, Nakamura Y, Galzin R. How does shoreline development
impact the recruitment patterns of coral reef fish juveniles (Moorea Island,
French Polynesia)? Ichthyological Research, 56:314-318

Nakamura Y, Shibuno T, Lecchini D, Watanabe Y. Habitat selection by emperor
fish larvae. Aquatic Biology, 6:61-65

Nakamura Y. Status of seagrass ecosystems in the Kuroshio region: seagrass
decline and challenges for future conservation. Kuroshio Science, 3:39-44


Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Shibuno T, Tanaka Y, Miyajima T, Koike I, Kurokura
H, Sano M. Evidence of ontogenetic migration from mangrove to coral reefs
by black tail snapper Lutjanus fulvus: stable isotope approach. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 355:257-266

Nakamura Y, Tsuchiya M. Spatial and temporal patterns of seagrass habitat
use by fishes at the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 76:345-356

Shibuno T, Nakamura Y, Horinouchi M, Sano M. Habiat use patterns of fishes
across the mangrove-seagrass-coral reef seascape at Ishigaki Island, southern
Japan. Ichthyological Research, 55:218-237