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Studies of Marine Animals
A paper has been published concerning the respiratory system of embryonic dogfishes.
A paper has been published concerning oocyte maturity and the concentration of blood hormones in female whale sharks.
The eggs from a mother turtle killed in a traffic accident were artificially incubated, hatched, and then released
Publication of a paper concerning vitellogenesis and estrus of the sea turtle (Hawksbill turtle).
Publication of a paper concerning semen evaluation of sea turtle (Hawksbill turtle)
Publication of a paper concerning the oviposition of sea turtles.
Publication of a paper concerning the reproductive mode of tiger sharks.
2015 Okinawa Humpback Whale Conference 〜Pursuing the Mysteries of Whale Songs〜
Research meeting: “Physiology of Cartilaginous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) and Developments in Reproduction Research”
Publication of research into the sedentary behavior of coconut crabs
Publication of a paper concerning new record of Oceania armat
Publication of an article on the reproductive behavior of humpback whales
Publication of article on the feeding behavior of the goblin shark Mitsukurina owstoni
Publication of an article on the mysterious reproductive mode of the great white shark.
Paper published on the astonishingly strong claws of coconut crabs.
Great white sharks have embryonic teeth! X-ray CT scan images clarify the mysterious growth processes of great white shark embryos
Scientific paper published on the appearance of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in the waters near Amami Oshima.
Scientific paper published concerning the local movements of humpback whales in Okinawan waters
Scientific paper published concerning distribution characteristic of humpback whale
Scientific paper published on Okinawa’s rare freshwater fishes the Oriental weatherfish and Asian swamp eel.
How do the white shark embryos receive oxygen without placenta?
Breeding success of captive black turtle!!
Scientific paper published on the mating behaviors of loggerhead turtles.
A baby false killer whale is born!
The Mammal Society of Japan Journalism Award received for scientific paper on the distribution of humpback whales around Okinawa
A third generation of loggerhead sea turtles was born!
Publication of Scientific Paper on the Successful Captive Breeding of Black Turtles
2017 Okinawa Humpback Whale Conference was held at Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum to discuss “Sustaining Whale Watching Businesses in Okinawa”
Implementation of artificial intelligence for coconut crab research
Publication of a scientific paper on the first Japanese record of the (Kawa-umihebi) Lamnostoma mindorum (Actinopterygii: Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae)
Publication of a paper on the first Japanese record of a rare grenadier Coelorinchus sheni
Google Voyager story features the humpback whale surveys conducted by the Churashima Foundation
World’s first confirmation of sexual maturity in a Alfred manta ray, Mobula alfredi, by long-term monitoring!!
Publication of a scientific paper on the captive delivery of a tiger shark
Publication of a scientific paper on the collection of the jellyfish Sanderia malayensis from the Ryukyu Archipelago, Okinawa.
Publication of a scientific paper on the long-distance movement of a hawksbill turtle from Okinawa to Indonesia
Embryo swims from one uterus to the other! Publication of a scientific paper on the embryonic behavior of a captive tawny nurse shark
A world’s first! Successful captive breeding, producing a third generation of hawksbill sea turtles!
A lecture on humpback whale research is available to watch on YouTube
Research on the coconut crab broadcast on NETFLIX
URM Fish Collection
Proceedings of Symposia
Research staff profile
Surveys of the humpback whale
Research on maritime culture
Efforts for the promotion of public awareness
Dispatch of instructors, Acceptance of training courses
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