Mar 31, 2013

Nemalionopsis tortuosa in Izumi City(出水市のオキチモズク)

Annual monitoring survey of Nemalionopsis tortuosa in Kagoshima Prefecture was conducted, and Nemalionopsis tortuosa was confirmed for the first time from northwestern part of the prefecture.

It was a small irrigation canal that was located at a rural village in Izumi City, northwestern part of Kagoshima Prefecture.

Mar 30, 2013

37th Annual Meeting of JSP in Kofu City(藻類学会37回大会に参加)

The 37th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Phycology was held this week at the University of Yamanashi, Kofu City. More than 150 participants attended.


Mar 25, 2013


The commencement of Kagoshima University was held today. Two students of our lab awarded MS and BS degree, respectively.


Mar 24, 2013

National Museum of Nature and Science(科博訪問)

On the way back from Hokkaido, I stopped over at the Herbarium of Botany Department, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba.
In the last time visit, buildings for other departments (that is expected to move from Tokyo) has still been constructed. But now, everything completed.

Mar 23, 2013




Mar 22, 2013

New book "The Islands of Kagoshima"(鹿児島の島々に関する英語の本を出版しました)

A new book entitled as "The Islands of Kagoshima" was out.

Kei KAWAI, Ryuta TERADA and Sueo KUWAHARA (eds.) 2013. The Islands of Kagoshima: Culture, Society, Industry and Nature. Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands (KURCPI), Kagoshima City. xii + 158 pages; 25.6 cm.
ISBN 978-4-9906958-0-4


Mar 20, 2013


 The 2nd Workshop on the changing of climate and coastal ecosystem was held yesterday in the Fisheries Department, Nagasaki University. Scientists of coral, fish, algae and mathematical ecology were attended.

Fisheries Department, Nagasaki University

Mar 16, 2013

New paper of Eucheuma and Kappaphycus(キリンサイ類の光合成に関する論文)

Our new paper was out.
Lideman,  GN. Nishihara,  T. Noro, R. Terada 2013. Effect of temperature and light on the photosynthesis as measured by chlorophyll fluorescence of cultured Eucheuma denticulatum and Kappaphycus sp. (Sumba strain) from Indonesia. J. Appl. Phycol. 25(2): 399-406.


Mar 13, 2013

Acanthopeltis hirsuta(ヤタベグサ)

Field survey was conducted in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday to observe an endemic alga, Acanthopeltis hirsuta (Gelidiales). This species has been confirmed only from the coast of Miyazaki Prefecture except for some sites in Oita Prefecture.

Aoshima, Miyazaki City

Mar 9, 2013

Trial cultivation of Sargassum fusiforme(鹿児島藻場造成研究会がヒジキの試験を実施)



Mar 3, 2013

An official program of the 37th annual meeting of JSP(日本藻類学会第37回大会の大会プログラムが公開)

An official program of the 37th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Phycology is available from the following website. This meeting will be held at Yamanashi University in the end of this month. Two MS students of the Marine Botany Lab will be attending this meeting to talk at the poster session.

Notice: Program is written in Japanese.