Fumio Yamada (Zoologist, Mammalogist, Lagomorphologist)

Forests, Animals, Mammals, Lagomorphs



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Dr. Fumio Yamada

Visiting Professor of Okinawa University

Special Researcher of Institute of Regional Studies in Okinawa University

Special Education Teacher of Showa Primary School affiliated to Showa Women’s University


Zoologist, Mammalogist, Lagomorphologist, Conservation and Management of wildlife

contact: mizfumy★gmail.com (please change ★ to @)

Education

Ph. D. (Zoology) Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, finished in March 1981 and obtained in March 1990

MSc (Zoology), Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, March 1978

B. S. (Forest Science) , Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan, March 1975


Research and professional Experience

2021- Visiting Professor of Okinawa University, Japan

2021-2013 Project Researcher in the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan (FFPRI)

2020- Researcher of the Institute of Regional Studies in Okinawa University, Japan

2013-1983 Researcher and Senior Researcher in the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan (FFPRI)

1983-1981 Official of the Forest Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Tokyo, and Kochi, Japan

Professional memberships

Invasive Cat Research Japan (Chair)

Island Biodiversity Conservation Network (Representative)

Conservation Amami Islands Team F. Yamada


The Mammal Society of Japan (Auditor 2020-2021) / Conservation and Management Committee (Member 2020-21)/ Received The 2021 Special Award of The Mammal Society of Japan

Japan Wildlife Research Society (Secretary)

World Lagomorph Society (WLS) (Member)

American Society of Mammalogists (ASM)(Member)

Lagomorph Specialist Group (LSG)/ Species Survival Commission (SSC) / International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (Member, Pentalagus, Lepus and Oryctolagus)

Bibliography (below list is written in English mainly)

Book

  1. Oka, N., Yamada, F., Shionosaki, K., and Ishii, N. 2019. Japanese Translation Edition by Tsukiji-Shokan Publishing co., Ltd., Tokyo, 284pp. of "Marra, P. P. and Santella, C. 2016. Cat Wars: The Devastation Consequences of a Cuddly Killer. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 212pp." (in Japanese)

  2. Yamada, F. 2018. Pentalagus furnessi (Stone, 1900) Amami Rabbit. In (A. T. Smith, C. H. Johnston, P. C. Alves and K. Hackländer, eds.) Lagomorphs: Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World. pp. 104-107, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

  3. Yamada, F. 2018. Lepus brachyurus Temminck, 1844 Japanese Hare. In (A. T. Smith, C. H. Johnston, P. C. Alves and K. Hackländer, eds.) Lagomorphs: Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World. pp. 168-170, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

  4. Yamada, F. 2017. Lagomorpholigy: Biology of Evasion and Escaping Strategy. Tokyo University Press, Tokyo, 275pp. (in Japanese)

  5. Yamada, F., Ikeda, T. and Ogura, G. 2011. Invasive Alien Mammals in Japan: Biology of Control Strategy and Conservation. Tokyo University Press, Tokyo, 439pp. (in Japanese)

  6. Yamada, F. 2009. Pentalagus furnessi (Stone, 1900). In (S. D. Ohdachi, Y. Ishibashi, M. A. Iwasa and T. Saitoh, eds.) The Wild Mammals of Japan pp. 264-266, Shoukadoh Book Sellers and the Mammal Society of Japan, Kyoto.

  7. Yamada, F. 2009. Lepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758. In (S. D. Ohdachi, Y. Ishibashi, M. A. Iwasa and T. Saitoh, eds.) The Wild Mammals of Japan pp. 206-207, Shoukadoh Book Sellers and the Mammal Society of Japan, Kyoto.

  8. Yamada, F. 2009. Lepus brachyurus Temminck, 1844. In (S. D. Ohdachi, Y. Ishibashi, M. A. Iwasa and T. Saitoh, eds.) The Wild Mammals of Japan pp. 208-209, Shoukadoh Book Sellers and the Mammal Society of Japan, Kyoto.

  9. Yamada, F. 2009. Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758). In (S. D. Ohdachi, Y. Ishibashi, M. A. Iwasa and T. Saitoh, eds.) The Wild Mammals of Japan pp. 210-212, Shoukadoh Book Sellers and the Mammal Society of Japan, Kyoto.

  10. Yamada, F., Ogura, G. and Abe, S. 2009. Herpestes auropunctatus (Hodgson, 1836). In (S. D. Ohdachi, Y. Ishibashi, M. A. Iwasa and T. Saitoh, eds.) The Wild Mammals of Japan pp. 264-266, Shoukadoh Book Sellers and the Mammal Society of Japan, Kyoto.

  11. Yamada, F. 2008. A review of the biology and conservation of the Amami rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi). In (P. C. Alves, N. Ferrand and K. Hackländer, eds.) Lagomorph Biology, Evolution, Ecology and Conservation, pp. 369-378, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

  12. Watari Y., Yamada, F., Sugimura, K. and Takatsuki, S. 2006. Direct and indirect effects of an alien mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) on the native animal community on Amami-Oshima Island, southern Japan, as inferred distribution patterns of animals. In (Koike, F, M. N. Clout, N. Kawamichi, M. De Poorter and K. Iwatsuki, eds.) Assessment and Control of Biological Invasion Risks, pp. 122-123, IUCN, Switzerland.

  13. Abe, S., Yamada, F., Handa, Y., Takatsuki, Y., Abe, Y., Yamashita, R. and Fukuda, M. 2006. Reproductive response of the mongoose (Herpestes javanicus), to control operations on Amami-Oshima Island, Japan. In (Koike, F, M. N. Clout, N. Kawamichi, M. De Poorter and K. Iwatsuki, eds.) Assessment and Control of Biological Invasion Risks, pp. 157-164, IUCN, Switzerland.

  14. Yamada, F. 2002. Impacts and control of introduced small Indian mongoose on Amami Island, Japan. In (C. R. Veitch and M. N. Clout, eds.) Turning the Tide: The Eradication of Invasive Species, pp. 299-302, IUCN, Switzerland.

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Original Paper and Review

  1. Kinoshita, G., Nunome, M., Kryukovd, A. P., Kartavtsevad, I. V., Hane, S. H., Yamada, F. and Suzuki, H. 2019. Contrasting phylogeographic histories between the continent and islands of East Asia: Massive mitochondrial introgression and long-term isolation of hares (Lagomorpha: Lepus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 136:65-75.

  2. Maeda, T., Nakashita, R., Shionosaki, K., Yamada, F. and Watari, Y. 2019. Predation on endangered species by human-subsidized domestic cats on Tokunoshima Island. Science Reports 9: 16200. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-52472-3.

  3. Horai, S., Nakashima, Y., Nawada, K., Nakata, K., Watanabe, I., Kunisue, T., Abe, S., Yamada, F., and Sugihara, R. 2018. Trace element concentrations in the small Indian mongoose (Herpestes auropunctatus) from Hawaii, USA. Ecological Indicators 91: 92-104.

  4. Shionosaki, K., Sasaki, S., Yamada, F. and Shibata, S. 2016. Changes in free-roaming cat activity following a regulation prohibiting feeding: A case study at a mountain forest near residential area in Amami City on Amami-Ohshima Island, Japan. Wildlife and Human Society 3: 1-13.

  5. Kubota, Y., Takahashi, H., Watanabe, Y., Fuma, S., Kawaguchi, I., Aoki, M., Kubota, M., Furuhata, Y., Shigemura, Y., Yamada, F., Ishikawa, T., Obara, S. and Yoshida, S. 2015. Estimation of absorbed radiation dose rates in wild rodents inhabiting a site severely contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 142: 124-131.

  6. Kubota, Y., Tsuji, H., Kawagoshi, T., Shiomi, N., Takahashi, H., Watanabe, Y., Fuma, S., Doi, K., Kawaguchi, I., Aoki, M., Kubota, M., Furuhata, Y., Shigemura, Y., Mizoguchi, M., Yamada, F., Tomozawa, M., Sakamoto, S. H.and Yoshida, S. 2015. Chromosomal aberrations in wild mice captured in areas differentially contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident. Environment Science and Technology 49: 10074-10083.

  7. Shionosaki, K., Yamada, F., Ishikawa, T. and Shibata, T. 2015. Feral cat diet and predation on endangered endemic mammals on a biodiversity hot spot. Wildlife Research: 42: 343-352.

  8. Saitoh, T., Kaji, K., Izawa, M. and Yamada, F. 2015. Conservation and management of terrestrial mammals in Japan: Its organizational system and practices. THERYA 6: 139-153.

  9. Sugimura, K., Ishida, K., Abe, S., Nagai, Y., Watari, Y., Tatara M., Takashi, M., Hashimoto, T. and Yamada, F. 2014. Monitoring the effects of forest clear-cutting and mongoose invasion on wildlife species diversity on Amami Island, Japan. Oryx 48: 241-249.

  10. Nunome, M., Kinoshita, G., Tomozawa, M., Torii, H., Matsuki, R., Yamada, F., Matsuda, Y. and Suzuki, H. 2014. Lack of association between winter coat colour and genetic population structure in the Japanese hare, Lepus brachyurus (Lagomorpha: Leporidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111: 761–776.

  11. Watari, Y., Nishijima, S., Fukasawa, M., Yamada, F., Abe, S. and Miyashita, T. 2013. Evaluating the “recovery-level” of endangered species without prior information before alien invasion. Ecology and Evolution 3: 4711–4721.

  12. Murata, C., Yamada, F., Kawauchi, N., Matsuda, Y., and Kuroiwa, A. 2012. The Y chromosome of the Okinawa spiny rat, Tokudaia muenninki, was rescued through fusion with an autosome. Chromosome Research 20: 111-125.

  13. Kuroiwa, A., Handa, S., Nishiyama, C., Chiba, E., Yamada, F., Abe, S. and Matsuda, Y. 2011. Additional copies of CBX2 in the genomes of males of mammals lacking SRY, the Amami spiny rat (Tokudaia osimensis) and the Tokunoshima spiny rat (Tokudaia tokunoshimensis). Chromosome Research 19: 635-644.

  14. Ito, M. T., Masatoshi, Yasuda, M. and Yamada, F. 2011. Earthworm fauna (Annelida: Clitellata) of the main campus and Chiyoda Experimental Station of Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute. Bulletin of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute 10: 281-289.

  15. Abrantes, J., Carmo, C. R., Matthee, C. A., Yamada, F., van der Loo, W. and Esteves, P. J. 2011. A shared unusual genetic change at the chemokine receptor type 5 between Oryctolagus, Bunolagus and Pentalagus. Conservation Genetics 12:325-330.

  16. Murata, C., Yamada, F., Kawauchi, N., Matsuda,Y. and Kuroiwa, A. 2010. Multiple copies of SRY on the large Y chromosome of the Okinawa spiny rat, Tokudaia muenninki. Chromosome Research 18: 623-634.

  17. Kuroiwa, A., Ishiguchi, Y., Yamada, F., Abe, S. and Matsuda, Y. 2010. The process of a Y-loss event in an XO/XO mammal, the Ryukyu spiny rat. Chromosoma 119: 519–526.

  18. Yamada, F., Kawauchi, N., Nakata, K., Abe, S., Kotaka, N., Takashima, A., Murata, C. and Kuroiwa, A. 2010. Rediscovery after thirty years since the last capture of the critically endangered Okinawa spiny rat Tokudaia muenninki in the northern part of Okinawa Island. Mammal Study 35: 243-255.

  19. Nagata, J., Sonoda, Y., Hamaguchi, K., Ohnishi, N., Kobayashi, S., Sugimura, K. and Yamada, F. 2009. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the Amami rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi). Conservation Genetics 10:1121-1123.

  20. Kobayashi, T., Yamada, F., Hashimoto, T., Abe, S., Matsuda, Y. and Kuroiwa, A. 2008. Centromere repositioning in the X chromosome of X0/X0 mammals, Ryukyu spiny rat. Chromosome Research 16: 587-593.

  21. Nakamura, T., Kuroiwa, A., Nishida-Umehara, C., Matsubara, K., Yamada, F. and Matsuda, Y. 2007. Comparative chromosome painting map between two Ryukyu spiny rat species, Tokudaia osimensis and Tokudaia tokunoshimensis (Muridae, Rodentia). Chromosome Research 15: 799-806.

  22. Kunisue, T., Watanabe, M. X., Iwata, H., Tsubota, T., Yamada, F., Yasuda, M. and Tanabe, S. 2006. PCDDs, PCDFs, and coplanar PCBs in wild terrestrial mammals from Japan: Congener-specific accumulation and hepatic sequestration. Environmental Pollution 140: 525-535.

  23. Yamada, F. and Cervantes, F. A. 2005. Pentalagus furnessi. Mammalian Species 782:1-5.

  24. Sugimura K. and Yamada, F. 2004. Estimating population size of the Amami rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) based on fecal pellet counts on Amami Islands, Japan. Acta Zoologica Sinica 50: 519-526.

  25. Miyamoto, A., Tamura, N., Sugimura, K. and Yamada, F. 2004. Predicting habitat distribution of the alien Formosan squirrel using logistic regression model. Global Environmental Research 8: 13-21.

  26. Yamada, F. and Sugimura, K. 2004. Negative impact of invasive small Indian mongoose Herpestes javanicus on native wildlife species and evaluation of its control project in Amami-Ohshima Island and Okinawa Island, Japan. Global Environmental Research 8: 117-124.

  27. Takasuga, T., Masatoshi Yasuda, M., Yamada, F., Senthilkumar, K. 2003. Bioaccumulation profiles of UNEP's POPs in terrestrial wildlife in some part of Japan. Organohalogen Compounds 64: 360-365.

  28. Iida, H., Maehara, K., Doiguchi, M., Mori, T., Yamada, F. 2003. Bisphenol A-induced apoptosis of cultured rat Sertoli cells. Reproductive Toxicology 17: 457-464.

  29. Sugimura, K., Yamada, F. and Miyamoto, A. 2003. Population trend, habitat change and conservation of the unique wildlife species on Amami Island, Japan. Global Environmental Research 7: 79-89.

  30. Cervantes, F. A. and Yamada, F. 2003. La trascendencia de un conejo silvestre. Boletin AMCELA 11: 7-8.

  31. Yamada, F., Takaki, M. and Suzuki, H. 2002. Molecular phylogeny of Japanese Leporidae, Amami rabbit Pentalagus furnessi, Japanese hare Lepus brachyurus, and mountain hare Lepus timidus inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Genes and Genetic Systems 77: 107-116.

  32. Iida, H., Mori, T., Kaneko, T., Urasoko, A., Yamada, F. and Shibata, Y. 2002. Disturbed spermatogenesis in mice prenatally exposed to an endocrine disruptor, Bisphenol A. Mammal Study 27:73-82

  33. Yamada, F., Sugimura, K., Abe, S. and Handa, Y. 2000. Present status and conservation of the endangered Amami rabbit Pentalagus furnessi. Tropics 10: 87-92.

  34. Sugimura, K., Sato, S., Yamada, F., Abe, S., Hirakawa, H. and Handa, Y. 2000. Distribution and abundance of the Amami rabbit Pentalagus furnessi in the Amami and Tokuno Islands, Japan. Oryx 34: 198-206.

  35. Glocking, S. L. and Yamada, F. 1997. A survey of fungi which kill microscopic animals in the dung of the Amami rabbit. Mycologist 11: 113-120.

  36. Yamada, F. 1991. Habitat selection and feeding habits of the Japanese Hare and its damage to seedlings. Proceedings of IWCS in 5th INTECOL: 111-113.

  37. Yamada, F., Shiraishi, S., Taniguchi, A. and Uchida, T. A. 1990. Growth, development and age determination of the Japanese hare, Lepus brachyurus brachyurus. Journal of Mammalogical Society of Japan 14: 65-77.

  38. Yamada, F. 1991. Feral rabbits on Japanese islands. Lagomorph Newsletter 14: 9-11.

  39. Yamada, F., Shiraishi, S., Taniguchi, A., Mori, T. and Uchida, T. A. 1989. Follicular growth and timing of ovulation after coitus in the Japanese hare, Lepus brachyurus brachyurus. Journal of Mammalogical Society of Japan 14: 1-9.

  40. Yamada, F., Shiraishi, S. and Uchida, T. A. 1988. Parturition and nursing behaviours of the Japanese hare, Lepus brachyurus brachyurus. Journal of Mammalogical Society of Japan 13: 59-68.

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