TITLES OF CONTENTS

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Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 1 (published in 2004)

  1. Noro, T., Marine algae in the vicinity of Biological Institute on Kuroshio, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
  2. Uchida, H., Actinologia Japonica (1) On the actiniarian family Halcuriidae from Japan.
  3. Uchida, H., Hesionidae (Annelida, Polichaeta) from Japan. I.

Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 2 (published in 2005)

  1. Tachikawa, H., Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Hexacorallia, Anthozoa, Cnidaria) collected from Otsuki, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
  2. Nomura, K. and T. Mezaki, Reef building corals from Otsuki, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. (in Japanese with English abstract)
  3. Ohno, M., K. Tanaka, M. Hiraoka, H. Haraguchi, M. Ishido and H. Imanishi, Sea grass and Seaweeds on the coast of Tatsukushi Bay, Tosashimizu, Southern Japan. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 3 (published in 2007)

  1. Reimer, J.D., Preliminary survey of zooxanthellate Zoanthid diversity (Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) from southern Shikoku, Japan.
  2. Uchida, H., Actinologia Japonica (2) on the Actiniarian Family Actinernidae from Japan.
  3. Mezaki, T., T. Hayashi, F. Iwase, S. Nakachi, Y. Nozawa, M. Miyamoto and M. Tominaga, Spawning patterns of high latitude scleractinian corals from 2002 to 2006 at Nishidomari, Otsuki, Kochi, Japan. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 4 (published in 2008)

  1. Ono S., Reimer J.D. and Tsukahara J. Ecological survey of zooxanthellate zoanthid diversity (Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) from Kagoshima, Japan.
  2. Tanaka K. Transplant experiment of the brown alga Echlonia cava on the coast of Otsuki, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.(in Japanese with English abstract)
  3. Kubota Sh. First record of symbiotic association between hydroids and seahorses (Syngnathiformes, Hippocampinae) in Japan.(in Japanese with English abstract)
  4. Kubota Sh. First occurrence of Turritopsis medusae (Hydrozoa, Anthomedusae) in Kochi Prefecture, with the second record of reversion of such a medusa to a polyp connected to the old body's manubrium.(in Japanese with English abstract)
  5. Kubota Sh. A rare case of degeneration and re-growth in a polyp reverted from a Turritopsis medusa (Hydrozoa, Anthomedusae).(in Japanese with English abstract)

Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 5 (published in 2009)

  1. Keshavmurthu Shashank, Fukami K., Reimer J. D. Effect of ciliates on the branching coral Acropora formosa: Laboratory experiment and microscopic observations.
  2. Uchida Hiro'omi, Tanace H., Kubota Sh. An extraordinarily large specimen of the polychaete worm Eunice aphroditois (Pallas) (Order Eunicea) from Shirahama, Wakayama, central Japan.
  3. Kubota Sh. Horita T. Morphology of small adult and immature individuals of a rare Ctenophore, Lobatolampea tetragona. (in Japanese with English abstract)
  4. Kashiyama Yoshiro, Kubota Sh., Tanase H. First record of juvenile Ipomoea pes-caprae (Convolvulaceae) from Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Kuroshio Biosphere vol. 6 (published in 2010) : pdf files not available yet

  1. MIYAZAKI, Katsutoshi, Sh. KESHAVMURTHY & K. FUKAMI. Survival and growth of transplanted coral fragments in a high-latitude coral community (32°N) in Kochi, Japan.
  2. KUBOTA, Shin. Various distribution patterns of green fluorescence in small hydromedusae.
  3. HAYASHI, Tohru & F. IWASE. Growth and maturation of the artificially bred Acropora hyacinthus, Japan.(in Japanese with English abstract)
  4. YAMADA, Toyotaka, T. TAKEDA & Sh. KUBOTA. Temporal patterns of Jellyfish species occurrence at the Suma coast, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan (years 2003-2009).(in Japanese with English abstract)
  5. NIINA, Kazuhiro & Sh. KUBOTA. Occurrences of Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus) in the intertidal zone of Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.(in Japanese with English abstract)