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Yoshihisa Kurita Last modified date:2023.04.26

Associate Professor / Aquatic Field Science
Department of Bioresource Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture

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Field of Specialization
Embryology, Evolutionary Biology, Aquacultural Science
Outline Activities
I am conducting research on the reproduction, development, and growth of marine invertebrates such as shellfish and echinoderms at a fisheries laboratory in the Fukutsu city.
Research Interests
  • Elucidation of local adaptation mechanisms in aquatic invertebrates
    keyword : Freshwater crab, molluscs, population genetics, local adaptation, plasticity
  • Evolution of the morphological traits of aquatic invertebrates, and its underlying mechanisms.
    keyword : Molluscs, echinoderms, annelids, embryology, behavioral experiments, and physiologic material extraction
  • Development and Performance Evaluation of Highly Functional Food Materials Using Unused Resources/Waste Food Materials
    keyword : Aquaculture, sea urchin, bivalve, unused resources, functional food
  • Development of blue carbon management and creation technology through fishery activity
    keyword : Decarbonization, terrestrial vegetative carbon, marine containment, instant reefs, multiple functions of fisheries
  • Development of New technologies for aquaculture and stock-enhancement of marine invertebrates
    keyword : Sea urchin, Clam, Sea cucumber, Taste, Growth, feeds
  • Search of the spawning induction molecular of bivalves
    keyword : Oyster, Clam, Mussel, Spawning, Hormone
Academic Activities
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Educational Activities
I provide lectures and practical training for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as research guidance for undergraduate and graduate students belonged to the Aqua Field Science Laboratory.