KAORI WAKABAYASHI

Last Updated :2022/06/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
kaoriw (at) hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Research interests are in fundamental and applied biology of marine invertebrates particularly in potential aquaculture species.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2009/10/01, 2013/03/31, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Faculty of Marine Science, Post-doc
  • 2013/04/01, 2015/06/30, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Tecunology, Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2015/07/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Assistant Professor
  • 2014/07/01, 2015/12/31, Curtin University, Department of Environment and Agriculture, Visiting Researcher
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Toyama, Faculty of Science, Biology, Japan, 2000/04, 2004/03
  • University of Toyama, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Biology, Japan, 2004/04, 2006/03
  • University of Toyama, Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Education, Earth, Life and Environmental Science, Japan, 2006/04, 2009/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, University of Toyama
  • Master of Science, University of Toyama

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science : Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Applied aquatic science;Aquatic bioproduction science

Research Keywords

  • Crustacean aquaculture
  • Life cycle strategies of marine invertebrates

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  • The Carcinological Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology
  • The Plankton Society of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences toward SDGs
  2. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, SDGs Ideas Mining Seminar for Specialists
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis III
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Biology II
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Hydrospheric ZoologyI
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Hydrospheric BiologyIII
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Exercises in Integrative Hydrospheric ScienceII
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis I
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis II
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, (AIMS) Fish Production
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Fish Production
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Bioresource Science
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Aquaculture I
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Aquaculture II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Morphological observations and molecular confirmation of larvae of Levisquilla inermis (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) from the Seto Inland Sea, JOURNAL OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, 101(5), 801-810, 202108
  2. DNA Metabarcoding Revealed Interspecific Dietary Difference and Prey Selectivity in Juvenile Horseshoe Crabs Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda and Tachypleus tridentatus From Hong Kong, FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 8, 20211014
  3. Confirming the systematic position of two enigmatic shrimps, Amphionides and Procarididae (Crustacea: Decapoda), ZOOLOGICA SCRIPTA, 50(6), 812-823, 202111
  4. Impact of the acute ammonia toxicity on phyllosoma Stage I of a slipper lobster, Ibacus novemdentatus and its recoverability from the ammonia exposure, AQUACULTURE RESEARCH, 52(11), 5452-5461, 202111
  5. Choniomyzon taiwanensis n. sp. (Crustacea: Copepoda: Nicothoidae) Parasitic on the External Egg Mass of the Longlegged Spiny Lobster Panulirus longipes longipes (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palinuridae) from Taiwanese Waters, ANIMALS, 11(8), 202108
  6. Evolutionary Modification of Pereopods in Phronimid Amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hyperiidea: Phronimidae) Reflects Host Differences, Biological Bulletin, 238(3), 167-179, 202006
  7. A new species of Dendrogaster Knipowitsch, 1890 (Thecostraca: Ascothoracida: Dendrogasteridae) parasitic in the sea star Certonardoa semiregularis (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from Japan, JOURNAL OF CRUSTACEAN BIOLOGY, 40(6), 795-807, 202011
  8. The final phyllosoma, nisto, and first juvenile stages of the slipper lobster Petrarctus brevicornis (Holthuis, 1946) (Decapoda: Achelata: Scyllaridae), JOURNAL OF CRUSTACEAN BIOLOGY, 40(3), 237-246, 202005
  9. Maternal care and juvenile feeding in a hyperiid amphipod (Oxycephalus clausi Bovallius, 1887) in association with gelatinous zooplankton, MARINE BIOLOGY RESEARCH, 15(10), 541-547, 20191126
  10. Amended larval recruitment model for the Japanese spiny lobster Panulirus japonicus based on new larval records and population genetic data in Taiwan, JOURNAL OF OCEANOGRAPHY, 75(3), 273-282, 201906
  11. A new species of Fibularia from Japanese waters with a redescription of F. japonica and F. ovulum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida), ZOOTAXA, 4543(2), 241-260, 20190107
  12. Larviculture of slipper lobsters in the genus Ibacus and Thenus: a review., Journal of Fisheries science and Technology, 2018(4), 27-33, 201812
  13. Evolutionary Modification of Pereopods in Phronimid Amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hyperiidea: Phronimidae) Reflects Host Differences, BIOLOGICAL BULLETIN, 238(3), 167-179, 20200601
  14. Molecular confirmation and description of the larval morphology of Thalassocaris lucida (Dana, 1852) (Decapoda, Caridea, Pandaloidea), JOURNAL OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, 99(8), 1797-1805, 201912
  15. Is jellyfish useful as food for juvenile production of spiny and slipper lobsters?, Bulletin of Plankton Society of Japan, 64(2), 142-144, 201708
  16. Embryonic development of the sea butterfly Desmopterus papilio (Gastropoda: Thecosomata), INVERTEBRATE REPRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, 61(3), 142-146, 2017
  17. Correct identification and redescription of the larval stages and early juveniles of the slipper lobster Eduarctus martensii (Pfeffer, 1881) (Decapoda: Scyllaridae), JOURNAL OF CRUSTACEAN BIOLOGY, 37(2), 204-219, 2017
  18. The secret of the jellyfish rider, Umiushi-tsushin, 92, 2-3, 2016
  19. Phyllosomas of smooth fan lobsters (lbacus novemdentatus) encase jellyfish cnidae in peritrophic membranes in their feces, PLANKTON & BENTHOS RESEARCH, 11(3), 100-104, 2016
  20. Life-cycle of Choniomyzon inflatus Wakabayashi, Otake, Tanaka & Nagasawa, 2013 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Nicothoidae) with the morphological descriptions of the nauplius, copepodid and adult male, SYSTEMATIC PARASITOLOGY, 93(2), 145-157, 2016
  21. Differences in the biochemical compositions of two dietary jellyfish species and their effects on the growth and survival of Ibacus novemdentatus phyllosomas, Aquaculture Nutrition, 22, 25-33, 201602
  22. Morphological descriptions of laboratory reared larvae and post-larvae of the Australian shovel-nosed lobster Thenus australiensis Burton and Davie, 2007 (Decapoda, Scyllaridae), Crustaceana, 89, 97-117, 201602
  23. Morphological differences of pedicellariae between egg-shaped and rice grain-shaped specimens in a fibulariid sea urchin Fibulariella acuta (Yoshiwara, 1898) (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida), TAXA, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, 40, 22-29, 201602
  24. The complete larval development of Ibacus ciliatus from hatching to the nisto and juvenile stages using jellyfish as the sole diet, Aquaculture, 450, 102-107, 201601
  25. Grooming behaviour by elongated third maxillipeds of phyllosoma larvae of the smooth fan lobster riding on jellyfishes, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 463, 115-124, 201502
  26. Asexual reproduction of Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) in tank culture, Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 54, 641-647, 2013
  27. Choniomyzon inflatus n. sp (Crustacea: Copepoda: Nicothoidae) associated with Ibacus novemdentatus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae) from Japanese waters, Systematis Parasitology, 84(2), 157-165, 2013
  28. A new species of parasitic copepod, Sarcotretes umitakae sp n. (Siphonostomatoida, Pennellidae), on the rattail (Actinopterygii, Macrouridae) from the East China Sea, Japan, Zookyes, 1-10, 2012
  29. The jellyfish-rider : phyllosoma larvae of spiny and slipper lobsters associated with jellyfish, TAXA, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, 5-12, 2012
  30. Predation by the phyllosoma larva of Ibacus novemdentatus on various kinds of venomous jellyfish, Biological Bulletin, 222(1), 1-5, 2012
  31. Culture of phyllosomas of Ibacus novemdentatus (Decapoda: Scyllaridae) in a closed recirculating system using jellyfish as food, Aquaculture, 330-333, 162-166, 2012
  32. Occurrence of a tropical brittle star, Ophioplocus imbricatus (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) in the Kii Peninsula, implying the recent water temperature rises in Japanese waters, Biogeography, 12, 1-8, 2010
  33. Larval development and DNA analysis of juveniles in the interspecific reciprocal cross-fertilizations between two Astropecten species with different modes of development, Biological science, 60(4), 240-249, 2009
  34. Morphology and gene analysis of hybrids between two congeneric sea stars with different modes of development, Biological Bulletin, 215(1), 89-97, 2008
  35. Echinoderms in the littoral region of Rishiri Island, Rishiri Studies, 26, 1-14, 2007

Publications such as books

  1. Hachi no Higata no Ikimono Tachi, Edible crustaceans inhabiting tidal flat, 2022, Book(general), Contributor, 日本語, Kaori Wakabayashi
  2. SDGs ni Muketa Seibutsu Seisangaku Nyumon, Life history of fish and shellfish, 2021, Scholarly Book, Contributor, 日本語, Kaori Wakabayashi, 244, 170-173
  3. Eien ni Nokoshitai Sone Higata, Natural diets of the horseshe crabs, 2019, Book(general), Contributor, 日本語, Kaori Wakabayashi, 107, 79
  4. Lobsters: Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Chapter 11. Culture of slipper lobster larvae (Decapoda; Achelata; Scyllaridae) fed jellyfish as food, Springer, Singapore, 2019, 11, Scholarly Book, Joint work, E, Kaori Wakabayashi, Yuji Tanaka, Bruce F. Phillips, 978-981-32-9093-8, 677, 519-540
  5. Field Guide to Marine Plankton, Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, 2017, 10, Book(general), Joint work, J, Kaori Wakabayashi, Yuji Tanaka, Hideki Abe, 4829972211, 180
  6. A Handbook on Fisheries Science (T. Takeuchi et al. eds), Ibacus spp., Seibutsukenkyusya, 2016, 3, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 日本語, Yuji Tanaka, Kaori Wakabayashi, 978-4-915342-73-8 C3062, 662, 356-357

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Juvenile production of slipper lobsters feeding solely on jellyfish, Hiroki Sugiura, Yuji Tanaka and Kaori Wakabayashi, The 4th Vietnam-Taiwan International Conference on Advanced Mariculture Technology, 2018/12, Without Invitation, English, Nha Trang University, Nha Trang
  2. Utilisation of jellyfish as food in spiny and slipper lobster aquaculture, Kaori Wakabayashi, Yuji Tanaka and Bruce F. Phillips, 5th International Jellyfish Bloom Symposium, 2016/05/02, Without Invitation, English, Barcelona, Spain
  3. The associative behavior of phyllosomas with jellyfish., Kaori Wakabayashi, Yuji Tanaka, 10th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management, 2014/05/18, Without Invitation, English, Cancun, Mexico
  4. Use of jellyfish as the sole food for rearing phyllosomas of the scyllarid lobster Ibacus ciliatus, Kaori Wakabayashi, Satomi Nagai, Yuji Tanaka, 10th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management, 2014/05/18, Without Invitation, English, Cancun, Mexico
  5. Life history of a parasitic copepod Choniomyzon inflatus mimicking an external egg of the smooth fan lobster Ibacus novemdentatus, Shusaku Otake, Kaori Wakabayashi, Yuji Tanaka, Kazuya Nagasawa, Aquaculture 2013, 2013/11/03, Without Invitation, English, Las Palmas, Spain
  6. Consumption rates of jellyfish by phyllosoma larvae of the smooth fan lobster Ibacus novemdentatus, Kaori Wakabayashi, Keitaro Matsumura and Yuji Tanaka, Aquaculture 2013, 2013/11/03, Without Invitation, English, Las Palmas, Spain
  7. Is jellyfish useful as food for juvenile production of spiny and slipper lobsters?, Kaori Wakabayashi, 2018/03/21, With Invitation, Japanese, Tokyo
  8. Pelagic crustacean symbionts in gelatinous zooplankton, Kaori Wakabayashi, Yoshiakira Iinuma, Hiroki Sugiura, 2019/03/24, With Invitation, Japanese, Tokyo

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), 2020, 2022
  2. KAKENHI(Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research)), 2018, 2020
  3. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)), 2017, 2018
  4. 2017/04, 2018/03
  5. KAKENHI Grant-in-aid for young scientists B, Development of a jellyfish-like artificial diet for spiny and slipper lobster phyllosoma, 2014/04/01, 2017/03/31
  6. KAKENHI Grant-in-aid for JSPS Fellows, Elucidation of characteristics of gelatinous zooplankton as diet for crustacean larvae, 2013/04/01, 2016/03/31
  7. Mikimoto Fund for Marine Ecology, Evolutionary life history traits in larvae of the infraorder Achelata utilising planktonic cnidarians as food, 2010/07/01, 2012/06/30
  8. JAMBIO Joint-Research, Does achelate lobster larva utilise jellyfish as a “vehicle”?, 2013/04/01, 2014/03/31

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Editor-in-Chief of Taxa, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, 2016/01, 2019/12, Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Zoological Studies, 1
  2. 2021, The European Zoological Journal, 1
  3. 2020, Marine Biodiversity, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2020, Nauplius, Reviewer, 1
  5. 2020, Aquaculture, Reviewer, 1
  6. 2019, Zoological Science, Reviewer, 1
  7. 2019, Crustacean Research, Reviewer, 1
  8. 2019, PeerJ, Reviewer, 1
  9. 2019, Aquatic Animals, Reviewer, 1
  10. 2019, TAXA, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, Edito-in-Chief, 7