KENTARO KAWAI

Last Updated :2022/08/05

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University
Web Site
E-mail
kawai-kenhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My research interests are the spawning biology of coastal marine fishes.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2022/06, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ocean and Earth Division, Research and Development Bureau, The 64th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition
  • 2021/04, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor
  • 2018/04, 2021/03, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellowship for Young Scientists(ⅮⅭ1)

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Bioresource Science, 2018/04, 2021/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Bioresource Science, 2016/04, 2018/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, 2014/04, 2016/03
  • Kagoshima University, Faculty of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, 2012/04, 2014/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practical Work in Hydrospheric Field ScienceII
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Exercises in Integrative Hydrospheric ScienceII
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis I
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis II
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis III
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, (AIMS) Fish Production
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Fish Production

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. The complete mitochondrial genome of Acanthopagrus pacificus (Perciformes, Sparidae) from Iriomotejima Island, Okinawa, Japan, Mitochondrial DNA Part B-Resources, 7(6), 1027-1029, 20220615
  2. Oyster farms are the main spawning grounds of the black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, Japan, PeerJ, 9, e11475, 20210601
  3. The role of the isolation of the marginal seas during the Pleistocene in the genetic structure of black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Bleeker, 1854) in the coastal waters of Japan, PeerJ, 9, e11001-e11001, 20210402
  4. Infestation of the Parasitic Isopod Mothocya parvostis on Juveniles of the Black Sea Bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii as an Optional Intermediate Host in Hiroshima Bay, Zoological Science, 37(6), 20201012
  5. Patterns of mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA markers describe historical and contemporary dynamics of the Humboldt squid Dosidicus gigas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 30(3), 519-533, 202009
  6. Estimating the spawning season of black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, Japan, from temporal variation in egg density, Fisheries Science, 86(4), 645-653, 202007
  7. Horizontal distribution and annual fluctuations in abundance of settled juveniles of the black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, Japan, Bulletin of the Hiroshima University Museum, 11, 1-5, 20191225
  8. DNA identification and seasonal changes of pelagic fish eggs in Hiroshima Bay, NIPPON SUISAN GAKKAISHI, 83(2), 215-217, 20170224
  9. Contribution of Sepioteuthis sp. 1 and Sepioteuthis sp. 2 to oval squid fishery stocks in western Japan, Fisheries Science, 82(4), 585-596, 201607

Publications such as books

  1. 2022/04, Life in the tidal flats of Hachi-no-higata: the well-preserved natural ecosystem at Takehara in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, NextPublishing Authors Press, 2022, 04, Others, Contributor, 日本語, Tetsuya Umino, Kentaro Kawai, 978-4802082587
  2. 2022/04, Life in the tidal flats of Hachi-no-higata: the well-preserved natural ecosystem at Takehara in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, Recreational fishing species around the tidal flats of Hachi-no-higata, NextPublishing Authors Press, 2022, 04, Book(general), Contributor, 日本語, Kentaro Kawai, 978-4802082587

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Spawning biology of the Black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, revealed by spatiotemporal distribution of pelagic eggs, Kentaro Kawai; Hiroki Fujita; Gustavo Sanchez; Tetsuya Umino, Marine Biotechnology Conference 2019, 2021/01/23
  2. Mothocya parvostis (Isopoda: Cymothoidae), infesting juvenile black sea bream, Acanthopagrus schlegelii, Hiroki Fujita; Kentaro Kawai; Ryota Taniguchi; Satoshi Tomano; Gustavo Sanchez; Takashi Kuramochi; Tetsuya Umino, Marine Biotechnology Conference 2019
  3. Mothocya parvostis Bruce, 1986 (Isopoda: Cymothoidae), infesting juvenile black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii Bleeker, 1854, Hiroki Fujita; Kentaro Kawai; Satoshi Tomano; Gustavo Sanchez; Ryota Taniguchi; Takashi Kuramochi; Tetsuya Umino, The Future Oceans 2 IMBeR Open Science Conference
  4. Spawning biology of the black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, revealed by spatiotemporal distribution of pelagic eggs, Kentaro Kawai; Tetsuya Umino, 4th CLIOTOP Symposium
  5. Spatial distribution of pelagic eggs of the black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, Japan, Kentaro Kawai; Tetsuya Umino, International Symposium “Fisheries Science for Future Generations” The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  6. Spatial movement of black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hirohsima Bay, Japan, Atsushi Tsuyuki; Kentaro Kawai; Tetsuya Umino, International Symposium “Fisheries Science for Future Generations” The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  7. Genetic diversity and the role of pelagic eggs in the gene flow of the black sea bream Acanthopagrus schlegelii in Hiroshima Bay, Kentaro Kawai; Tomotaka Akagi; Satoshi Tomano; Tetsuya Umino, University of San Carlos – Hiroshima University Aquatic Biology Student Symposium

Awards

  1. 2021/09/08, The Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Awards the Year 2021 (Life Science & Medicine), Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation
  2. 2021/05, Encouragement Award, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life
  3. 2021/03, Presidential Award, Hiroshima University
  4. 2020/12, Hiroshima University Excellent Student Scholarship, Hiroshima University
  5. 2018/03, Dean’s Award, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Hiroshima University
  6. 2017/12, Hiroshima University Excellent Student Scholarship, Hiroshima University
  7. 2016/03, Dean’s Award, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2022/06, 2023/03
  2. 2022/04/01, 2025/03/31
  3. 2018/04/25, 2021/03/31
  4. 2016/10, 2017/09