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 @)
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
Conservation Amami Islands Team F. Yamada
Bibliography (below list is written in English mainly)
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)
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.
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.
Yamada, F. 2017. Lagomorpholigy: Biology of Evasion and Escaping Strategy. Tokyo University Press, Tokyo, 275pp. (in Japanese)
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)
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.
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.
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.
Original Paper and Review
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yamada, F. 1991. Feral rabbits on Japanese islands. Lagomorph Newsletter 14: 9-11.
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