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Species composition and seasonal occurrence of fish larvae and juveniles in the Shimanto Estuary, Japan
: To clarify the characteristics of the larval and juvenile fish community in a Japanese estuary, monthly collections were conducted in the shallow waters of the Shimanto Estuary, Japan from JulyExpand
Seasonal occurrence and food habits of larvae and juveniles of two temperate basses in the Shimanto estuary, Japan
Larvae and juveniles ofLateolabrax japonicus andL. latus occurred from January to May 1986 in the shallow waters of the Shimanto estuary.L. japonicus markedly outnumberedL. latus. Distinct ecologicalExpand
Early life history of a catadromous sculpin in western Japan
To clarify the early life history of Cottus kazika (Cottidae), the ontogeny, osteology, distribution, migration and food habit were examined based on larvae and juveniles collected from coasts andExpand
Management of apple orchards to conserve generalist phytoseiid mites suppresses two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)
To improve the success of integrated pest management (IPM) in apple orchards, we investigated whether generalist phytoseiid mites have suppressed the occurrence of Tetranychus urticae. In AkitaExpand
Habitat shift of ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis in early stages from waters adjacent to the bank to the center of flow in the Shimanto Estuary.
: To clarify the habitats of the ayu in the early stages of development in the Shimanto Estuary, the size and hatching date of the larval and juvenile ayu were examined. Sizes of larvae and juvenilesExpand
A Morphological and Meristic Comparison of Larval and Juvenile Temperate Bass, Lateolabrax japonicus, from Various Sites in Western and Central Japan
Comparison of larval and juvenile specimens of the temperate bass, Lateolabrax japonicus, collected from 11 sites in western and central Japan, revealed that specimens from the Chikugo estuaryExpand
Recruitment and movement of larval ayu occurring in the surfzone of a sandy beach facing Tosa Bay
:  To elucidate the recruitment and movement process of larval ayuin the surf zone of a sandy beach facing Tosa Bay, 31 collectionswere made with a small seine net at intervals of approximately 5daysExpand
Distribution and feeding habits of ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis larvae in coastal waters of Tosa Bay
The distribution and feeding habits of the larvae of ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis were investigated in the coastal waters of Tosa Bay from 2000 to 2004. The larvae (chie‰y yolk-sac andExpand