International Conference Proceedings and Abstracts


Kodama, K., Horiguchi, T., Chow, S. (2016): Development of peptide nucleic acid-directed PCR clamping for investigation of feeding habit of crustaceans during early life stages. 8th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Exotoxicology. (22 June, Hong Kong).

Durand, J. D., Chen, C. T., Ferraton, F., Shen, K. N., Chang C. W., Chow, S., Chovrelat, L., Ponton, D. (2016): Delineating taxonomic boundaries in Mugil cephalus spp. of the North West Pacific. 2016 Annual meeting of the Ichthyological Society of Taiwan and the Asian Society of Ichthyologists. (19 May, Taipei, Taiwan).


Yamada, K., Miyazaki, K., Chow, S., Yamamoto, T., Tomiyama, A., Yoshinaga, K., Miyama, Y., Tamaki, M., Toba, M. (2015): Life history and distribution of Nymphonella tapetis, a sea spider parasitic on the Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum in Tokyo Bay, Japan. The Third International Symposium on Manila (Asari) Clam.-Inernational Colloboration for Manila clam (Asari) Studies. (2 June, Mie, Japan). Abstract p. 45.


Okazaki, S., Manabe, H., Omatsu, T., Tsuchiaka, S., Yamamoto, T., Chow, S., Shibuno, T., Watanabe, K., Ono, S., Kuwada, H., Mizutani, T. (2014): Detection of Japanese eel endothelial cells-infecting virus (JEECV) in the Japanese eel Anguilla japonica, living in natural habitats. The 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture (DAA9) (24-28 November, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). Abstract p. 55.


Miyazaki, K., Ikuta, R., Kobayashi, Y., Yamada, K., Chow, S., Murauchi, Y., Tomiyama, A., Toba, M. (2014): Biology of Nymphonella tapetis, a pycnogonid endoparasitic on some bivalves with special reference to their taxonomy. 8th International Crustacean Congress (11 August, Frankfurt, Germany).

Chow, S., Watanabe, T., Okazaki, M., Yamamoto, T., Kuroki, H. (2014): Recent advance in ecological research for the Japanese eel Anguilla japonica. 10th Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (4-7 May, Taipei, Taiwan). Abstract p. 26.

Takahasi, M., Mori, T., Shibata, T., Kuroda, K., Chow, S., Ueda, M., Takeyama, H. (2014): Isolation of an exolytic alginate lyase gene from a novel marine bacterium degrading brown algae. 10th Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (4-7 May, Taipei, Taiwan). Abstract p. 228.


Takahashi, M., Mori, T., Midorikawa, N., Shibata, T., Kuroda, K., Chow, S., Ueda, M., Takeyama, H. (2013): Screening for exolytic aginate lyase genes of bacteria isolated from marine environmental samples. 10th Internatinal Marine Biotechnology Conference (11-15 November, Brisbane, Australia), Abstract p.153.


Chow, S., Yamamoto, T., Kurogi, H., Okazaki, M., Watanabe, T. (2012): Discovery of mature freshwater eels in the spawning area and remarks on the oceanic migration. PICES 2012 Annual Meeting (October 20, Hiroshima, Japan), PICES 2012 Program and Abstract p. 317.

Ambe, D., Okazaki, M., Watanabe, T., Kurogi, H., Chow, S. (2012): Oceanographicconditions in spawning ground and larvae transoration are of the Japanese eel. PICES 2012 Annual Meeting (October 20, Hiroshima, Japan), PICES 2012 Program and Abstract p. 318.

Chow, S., Kentaro Niwa, K., Okamoto, S., Murauchi, Y., Hirai, R., Hibino, M., Wakui, K., Tomiyama, T., Kobayashi, Y., Toba, M., Kano, Y. (2012): Where did the parasitic sea spider Nymphonella tapetis come from and belong to? The 9th Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (13-16 July, Kochi, Japan)

Mochioka, N. Wakiya, R., Kurogi, H., Chow, S., Morishita, K., Inai, T., Aoyama, J., Otake, T., Tsukamoto, K. (2012): Migratory history of Japanese eels collected from their spawning area. 6th World Fisheries Congress (7-11 May, Edinburgh, Scotland), Abstract p. 124 (PSE16).

Wakiya, R., Hara, Y., Azechi, K., Kurogi, H., Chow, S., Mochioka, N.  (2012): Morphological changes during silvering of Japanese eels in different habitats from freshwater to the spawning area. 6th World Fisheries Congress (7-11 May, Edinburgh, Scotland), Abstract p. 123 (PSE11).


Ijiri, S., Tsukamoto, K., Chow, S., Kurogi, H., Gen, K., Tanaka, H., Adachi, S. (2011): Construction of EST database from ovaries of wild maturing eels. 9th International Symposium on Reproductive Physiology of Fish (9-14 August, Cochin, India)


Chow, S., Suzuki, S., Matsunaga, T., Lavery, S., Jeffs, A.G. and Takeyama H. (2011): Molecular methods to determine the natural diet of larval spiny lobsters. 9th International Conference& Workshop on Lobsters (19-24 June, Bergen, Norway)


Chow, S. (2011): An application of peptide nucleic acid (PNA)-directed PCR clamping to investigate natural diets of the eel leptocephali. International Workshop on Larval Culture of Spiny Lobsters and the Use of Molecular Genetic Methods for Identifying Natural Prey of Larvae (7 March, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)


Chow, S., Suzuki, S., Matsunaga, T., Lavery, S., Jeffs, A. and Takeyama, H. (2010): Revealing the natural diet of larval spiny lobsters. 9th Larval Biology Symposium (23-27 August, Wellington, New Zealand)


Chow, S. (2009): Kaiyo-Maru and Hokko-Maru cruise in 2009. The 12th Annual Meeting of East Asia Eel Resource Consortium (EASEC) (Nakano, Japan)

Chow, S., Suzuki, S., Matsunaga, T. and Takeyama, H. (2009): Natural diets of lobster phyllosoma larvae: a molecular attemp. The 47th Annual Meeting of Carcinological Society of Japan, Abstract p. 158. (Shinagawa, Japan)


Chow, S., Suzuki, S., Takeyama, H. and Matsunaga, T. (2008): Efficient analysis for natural diet of marine animal larvae using peptide nucleic acid (PNA)-mediated PCR clamping. 5th World Fisheries Congress, Abstract p. 125. (Yokohama, Japan)

Wakabayashi, T., Goto, T., Sakai, M., Ichii, T. and Chow, S. (2008): Identification of Ommastrephid paralarvae from the northwestern Pacific. 5th World Fisheries Conference, Abstract p. 332. (Yokohama, Japan)

Chow, S., Kurogi, H., Mochioka, T., Kaji, S., Okazaki, M. and Tsukamoto, K. (2008): The first discovery of mature freshwater eels in the open ocean. The 12th Annual Meeting of East Asia Eel Resource Consortium.

Shibata, R., Cho, N., Katayama, S. and Watanabe, S. (2008): Spatio-temporal variation in stable isotopic signatures of POM and Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum. Proceedings of The First nternational Symposium in Asari Clam, Abstract p. 31. (Yokohama, Japan)


Chow, S. (2006): Marked genetic difference between the north and south Atlantic stocks of the swordfish (Xiphias gladius) revealed by a single nucleotide polymorphism at CaM intron locus. ICCAT 2006 Workshop on Swordfish Stock Structure, SCRS/2006/027 (Crete, Greece).

Wakabayashi, T., Suzuki, N., Sakai, M., Ichii, T. and Chow, S. (2006): Phylogenetic relationships among squid of the family Ommastrephidae inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. CIAC (Cephalopod International Advisory Council) Symposium 2006, Abstract p. 111. (Hobart, Australia)

Wakabayashi, T., Kubodera, T., Sakai, M., Ichii, T. and Chow, S. (2006): Genetic and morphological identification of Onykia paralarvae from northern Hawaiian and western Pacific waters. CIAC (Cephalopod International Advisory Council) Symposium 2006, Abstract p. 35. (Hobart, Australia)


Chow, S. and Suzuki, N. (2005): Eukaryotes from the stomach of palinurid lobster phyllosoma larvae. IMBC 2005, Abstract  p. 108. (St. Johnfs, Canada).

Takashima, Y, Morita, T., Chow, S. And Yamashita, M. (2005): The phylogenetic relationship of tuna Thunnus species based on complete mitochondrial DNA sequences. IMBC 2005, Abstract p. 373. (St. Johnfs, Canada).


Chow, S., Suzuki, N. and Murakami, K. (2004): A molecular approach to determine natural diets of lobster phyllosoma. SICB2004, Abstract p. 173. (New Orleans, USA).


Nakadate, M., Nohara, K., Suzuki, N. and Chow, S. (2003): Genetically unique Mediterranean population of albacore (Thunnus alalunga) and the stock structure in the Atlantic realm. MBC2003, Abstract p. 226. (Makuhari, Japan).

Smith, P. J., Taniguchi, N. and Chow, S. (2003): Genetic differentiation and dispersal potential in marine fishes. MBC2003, Abstract p. 78. (Makuhari, Japan).

Suzuki, N., Murakami, K., Nakadate, M., Nohara, K. and Chow, S. (2003): Molecular identification of stomach contents of lobster phyllosoma larvae. MBC2003 (Aqua Genome), Abstract p. 33. (Makuhari, Japan).

Takagi, M., Chow, S., Okamura, T., Scholey, V. P., Nakazawa, A., Margulies, D., Wexler, J. B. and Taniguchi, N. (2003): Mendelian microsatellite DNA markers and the variability in tuna species of the genus Thunnus. MBC2003 p. 224. (Makuhari, Japan).


Takeyama, H., Tsuzuki, H., Chow, S. and Matsunaga, T. (2000): Full-automated identification system of tuna species using species-specific oligonucleotide probe immobilized on bacterial magnetic particles. IMBC 2000, Abstract p. 179. (Townsville, Australia).


Matsunaga, T., Takeyama, H., Tsuzuki, H., Chow, S., Okochi, M. and Wake, H. (1999): Identification sysytem of tuna species using DNA chip. 1999 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society of Japan with technical cosponsorship of the Japan Society of Applied Physics No. 2037 (Honolulu, USA).


Chow, S., Taniguchi, N., Takagi, M. and Okamura, T. (1998): RFLP and sequencing mtDNA, scnDNA and microsatellite; All available but which works better for tunas? The 49th Tuna Conference, Abstract p. 21. (Lake Arrowhead, USA).


Wexler, J. B., Margulies, D. and Chow, S. (1997): Laboratory and in situ growth rates of yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, larvae and early-stage juveniles. The 48th Tuna Conference, Abstract p.63 (Lake Arrowhead, USA).

Chow, S. (1997): Intron as a source of genetic polymorphism for fish population genetic study. 4th International Marine Biotechnology Conference (IMBC) , Abstract p.103 (Sorrento, Italy).


Chow, S. (1996): Can mitochondrial DNA analysis clarify the complicated stock structure of the swordfish, Xiphias gladius? The 47th Tuna Conference, Abstract p.27 (Lake Arrowhead, USA).


Chow, S. (1995): Cytoplasmic DNA transfer between large pelagic tuna species of the genus Thunnus (Scombridae: Teleostei). The First Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (APMBC) , Abstract p.8 (Shimizu).


Chow, S. (1994): Identification of billfish species using mitochondrial cytochrome b gene fragment amplified by polymerase chain reaction. Proceeding of The 2nd ICCAT Billfish Workshop XLI: 549-556.


Chow, S. (1992): The identification of juvenile tunas using mitochondrial DNA.@Fifth Southeast Asia Tuna Conference, Abstract p.9 (General Santos, Philippines).


Chow, S., Dougherty, W. J., Browdy, C. L., Sandifer, P. A. and Whitaker, D. (1988): Spawning of shrimp, Penaeus setiferus: Behaviour, time and concurrence with ovulation. American Society of Zoologist 29: 64A.