Akinori Takahashi

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Akinori Takahashi
National Institute of Polar Research

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Prime Minister's Commendation for Contributors to Promote the Country as a 'Maritime Nation'
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
The Best Student Poster Award (Pacific Seabird Group)

Published Papers

Inferring prey size variation from mandible acceleration in northern elephant seals.
Adachi T, Huckstadt LA, Tift MS, Costa DP, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Marine Mammal Science   in press    Dec 2018   [Refereed]
The formation of foraging aggregations in a highly social seabird, the thick-billed murre (Uria lomvia), at small and large scale.
Brisson-Curadeau E, Gilchrist HG, Takahashi A, Dutilleul P, Elliott KH
Marine Biology   165(170)    Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Global Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Using Seabird Preen Gland Oil
Yamashita R, Takada H, Nakazawa A, Takahashi A, Ito M, Yamamoto T, Watanabe YY, Kokubun N, Sato K, Wanless S, Daunt F, Hyrenbach D, Hester M, Deguchi T, Nishizawa B, Shoji A, Watanuki Y
Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology   75 545-556   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Managing fishery development in sensitive ecosystems: Identifying penguin habitat use to direct management in Antarctica
Trathan PN, Warwick-Evans V, Hinke JT, Young EF, Murphy EJ, Carneiro APB, Dias MP, Kovacs KM, Lowther AD, Godø OR, Kokubun N, Kim JH, Takahashi A, Santos M
Ecosphere   9(8) doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2392   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Persistent annual migration patterns of a specialist seabird
Orben RA, Kokubun N, Fleishman AB, Will A, Yamamoto T, Shaffer SA, Paredes R, Takahashi A, Kitaysky AS
Marine Ecology Progress Series   593 231-245   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Migratory movements and winter diving activity of Adélie penguins in East Antarctica
Takahashi A, Ito M, Nagai K, Thiebot JB, Mitamura H, Noda T, Trathan PN, Tamura T, Watanabe YY
Marine Ecology Progress Series   589 227-239   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Using seabirds to delineate Ecologically or Biologically Significant marine Areas in offshore pelagic waters
Watanuki Y, Yamamoto Y, Sato M, Yamamoto T, Yoda K, Takahashi A
Japanese Journal of Ecology   68 81-99   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Identification of marine Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas for penguins around the South Shetland and South Orkney Islands
Dias MP, Carneiro APB, Warwick-Evans V, Harris C, Lorenz K, Lascelles BG, Clewlow HL, Dunn MJ, Hinke J, Kim JH, Kokubun N, Marco F, Ratcliffe N, Santos M, Takahashi A, Trivelpiece W, Trathan PN
Ecology and Evolution   in press    2018   [Refereed]
Spatial scales of marine conservation management for breeding seabirds
Oppel S, Bolton M, Carneiro A, Dias M, Green JA, Masello JF, Owen E, Phillips RA, Quillfeldt P, Beard A, Bertrand S, Blackburn J, Boersma PD, Borges A, Broderick AC, Catry P, Cleasby I, Clingham E, Creuwels J, Crofts S, Cuthbert RJ, Dallmeijer H, Davies R, Davies D, Dilley B, Dinis HA, Dossa J, Dunn MJ, Efe MA, Fayet AL, Figueiredo L, Frederico AP, Gjerdrum C, Godley BJ, Granadeiro JP, Guilford T, Hamer KC, Hazin C, Hedd A, Henry L, Hernández-Montero M, Hinke J, Kokubun N, Leat E, McFarlane-Tranquilla L, Metzger B, Militão T, Montrond G, Mullié W, Padget O, Pearmain E, Pollet IL, Puetz K, Quintana F, Ratcliffe N, Ronconi RA, Ryan P, Saldanha S, Shoji A, Sim J, Small C, Soanes L, Takahashi A, Trathan PN, Trivelpiece W, Veen J, Wakefield E, Weber N, Weber S, Zango L, González-Solís J, Croxall JP
Marine Policy   in press    2018   [Refereed]
Reproductive performance and diving behaviour share a common sea-ice concentration optimum in Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae)
Le Guen C, Kato A, Raymond B, Barbraud C, Beaulieu M, Bost CA, MacIntosh AJJ, Meyer X, Raclot T, Sumner M, Takahashi A, Thiebot JB, Ropert-Coudert Y
Global Change Biology   in press    2018   [Refereed]
Rhinoceros Auklet pair-mates migrate independently but synchronize their foraging activity during the pre-laying period
Kubo A, Takahashi A, Thiebot JB, Watanuki Y
Ibis   in press    2018   [Refereed]
Thiebot JB, Arnould JPY, Gomez-Laich A, Ito K, Kato A, Mattern T, Mitamura H, Noda T, Poupart T, Quintana F, Raclot T, Ropert-Coudert Y, Sala JE, Seddon PJ, Sutton GJ, Yoda K, Takahashi A
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment   15 437-441   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Oxygen minimum zone: an important oceanographic habitat for deep-diving northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris
Naito Y, Costa DP, Adachi T, Robinson PW, Peterson SH, Mitani Y, Takahashi A
Ecology and Evolution   7 6259-6270   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Searching for prey in a three-dimensional environment: hierarchical movements enhance foraging success in northern elephant seals
Adachi T, Costa D, Robinson P, Peterson S, Yamamichi M, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Functional Ecology   31 361-369   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Southwell C, Emmerson L, Takahashi A, Barbraud C, Delord K, Weimerskirch H
Global Ecology and Conservation   9 104-115   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Recent studies over-estimate colonization and extinction events for breeding Adélie penguins
Southwell C, Emmerson L, Takahashi A, Kato A, Barbraud C, Delord K, Weimerskirch
Auk   134 39-50   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Inter-annual climate variability affects foraging behavior and nutritional state of thick-billed murres breeding in the southeastern Bering Sea
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Paredes R, Young RC, Sato N, Yamamoto T, Kikuchi DM, Kitaiskaia E, Ito M, Watanuki Y, Will A, Lauth R, Romano M, Kitaysky AS
Marine Ecology Progress Series   593 195-208   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Kohno H, Mizutani A, Yoda K, Matsumoto S, Kawabe R, Watanabe S, Oka N, Sato K, Yamamoto M, Sugawa H, Karino K, Shiomi K, Yonehara Y, Takahashi A
Journal of Biogeography   43 801-808   2016   [Refereed]
Kobayashi F, Maki T, Kakikawa M, Noda T, Mitamura H, Takahashi A, Imura S, Iwasaka Y
Polar Science   10 71-78   2016   [Refereed]
Payne NL, Smith JA, van der Meulen DE, Taylor MD, Watanabe YY, Takahashi A, Marzullo TA, Gray CA, Cadiou G, Suthers IM
Functional Ecology   30 903-912   2016   [Refereed]
Hays G, Ferreira L, Sequeira A, Meekan M, Duarte C, Bailey H, Bailleul F, Bowen W, Caley M, Costa D, Eguíluz V, Fossette S, Friedlaender A, Gales N, Gleiss A, Gunn J, Harcourt R, Hazen E, Heithaus M, Heupel M, Holland K, Horning M, Jonsen I, Kooyman G, Lowe C, Madsen P, Marsh H, Phillips R, Righton D, Ropert-Coudert Y, Sato K, Shaffer S, Simpfendorfer C, Sims D, Skomal G, Takahashi A, Trathan P, Wikelski M, Womble J, Thums M
Trends in Ecology and Evolution   31 463-475   2016   [Refereed]
Lescroël A, Mathevet R, Péron C, Authier M, Provost P, Takahashi A, Grémillet D
Marine Policy   68 212-220   2016   [Refereed]
Pitching stability of diving seabirds during underwater locomotion : a comparison among alcids and a penguin
Noda T, Kikuchi DM, Takahashi A, Mitamura H, Arai N
Animal Biotelemetry   4 10   2016   [Refereed]
Thiebot JB, Ito K, Raclot T, Poupart T, Kato A, Ropert-Coudert Y, Takahashi A
Marine Biology   163 108   2016   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Kokubun N, Kikuchi DM, Sato N, Takahashi A, Will A, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y
Biogeosciences   12 17693-17720   2016   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Yamamoto T, Sato N, Watanuki Y, Will A, Kitaysky AS, Takahashi A
Biogeosciences   12 18151-18183   2016   [Refereed]
Takahashi A, Ito M, Suzuki Y, Watanuki Y, Thiebot JB, Yamamoto T, Iida T, Trathan P, Niizuma Y, Kuwae T
Marine Ecology Progress Series   525 229-243   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Kikuchi DM, Watanuki Y, Sato N, Hoshina K, Takahashi A, Watanabe Y
Journal of Avian Biology   46 406-411   2015   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Watanuki Y, Hazen E, Nishizawa B, Sasaki H, Takahashi A
Ecological Applications   25 2394-2406   2015   [Refereed]
Crossin G, Takahashi A, Sakamoto K, Trathan P, Williams T
Marine Ecology Progress Series   530 163-176   2015   [Refereed]
Iwata T, Sakamoto KQ, Edwards EWJ, Staniland IJ, Trathan PN, Goto Y, Sato K, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Biology Letters   11 20150227   2015   [Refereed]
Sato N, Kokubun N, Yamamoto Y, Watanuki Y, Kitaysky AS, Takahashi A
Biology Letters   11 20150358   2015   [Refereed]
Will A, Watanuki Y, Kikuchi DM, Sato N, Ito M, Callahan M, Hatch S, Elliott K, Slater L, Takahashi A, Kitaysky AS
Ecology and Evolution   5 4221-4232   2015   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Yamamoto T, Kikuchi DM, Kitaysky A, Takahashi A
PLoS ONE   10(10) e0138850   2015   [Refereed]
Summing the strokes: energy economy in northern elephant seals during large-scale foraging migrations
Maresh J, Adachi T, Takahashi A, Naito Y, Crocker D, Horning M, Williams T, Costa D
Movement Ecology   3 22   2015   [Refereed]
Southwell C, Emmerson L, McKinlay J, Newbery K, Takahashi A, Kato A, Barbraud C, Delord K, Weimerskirch H
PLoS ONE   10(10) e0139877   2015   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Lee W-Y, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Science   9 393-400   2015   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Sato K, Oka N, Yamamoto M, Trathan P
Behaviour   151 683-701   2014   [Refereed]
A leg-band for mounting geolocator tags on penguins
Ratcliffe N, Takahashi A, Oulton C, Fukuda M, Fry B, Crofts S, Brown R, Adlard S, Dunn M, Trathan P
Marine Ornithology   42 23-26   2014   [Refereed]
Cottin M, Chastel O, Kato A, Debin M, Takahashi A, Raclot T, Ropert-Coudert Y
Hormones and Behavior   65 134-141   2014   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Choy E-J, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Ornithological Science   14 13-20   2014   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Ito M, Takahashi A
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   281 20132376   2014   [Refereed]
Adachi T, Maresh J, Robinson P, Peterson S, Costa D, Naito Y, Watanabe Y, Takahashi A
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   281 20142120   2014   [Refereed]
Kazama K, Hirata K, Yamamoto T, Hashimoto H, Takahashi A, Niizuma Y, Trathan P, Watanuki Y
Journal of Avian Biology   44 603-608   2013   [Refereed]
Ratcliffe N, Takahashi A, O’Sullivan C, Adlard S, Trathan P, Harris M, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   8 e79107   2013   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Biology   36 1857-1864   2013   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A
Proceedings of National Academy of Science USA   110, 2199-2204   2013   [Refereed]
Naito Y, Costa DP, Adachi T, Robinson PW, Fowler M, Takahashi A
Functional Ecology   27, 710-717.   2013   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Yamamoto T, Yamamoto M, Trathan P
Journal of Experimental Biology   216, 3175-3182   2013   [Refereed]
Iwata T, Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Edwards EJ, Staniland IJ, Trathan PN, Naito Y
Marine Mammal Science   28, 345-357   2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Oka N, Shirai M, Yamamoto M, Katsumata N, Sato K, Watanabe S, Trathan P
Waterbirds   35, 248-259   2012   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A, Sato K, Viviant M, Bost C
Journal of Experimental Biology   214, 412-421   2011   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Oka N, Iida T, Katsumata N, Sato K, Trathan PN.
Marine Ecology Progress Series   424, 191-204.   2011   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Sato K, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Mitani Y, Amano M, Aoki K, Narazaki T, Iwata T, Minamikawa S, Miyazaki N
Journal of Animal Ecology   80, 57-68   2011   [Refereed]
Pichegru L, Ropert-Coudert Y, Kato A, Takahashi A, Dyer BM, Ryan PG
Polar Biology   34, 945-954   2011   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Kim JH, Shin HC, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Journal of Experimental Biology   214, 3760-3767   2011   [Refereed]
Sato K, Shiomi K, Watanabe Y, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Ponganis P
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   277, 707-714   2010   [Refereed]
Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Sato K
Auk   127, 523-531   2010   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Mori Y, Watanabe S, Shin HC
Marine Biology   157, 811-825   2010   [Refereed]
Mori Y, Takahashi A, Trathan PN, Watanuki Y
Aquatic Biology   8, 247-257   2010   [Refereed]
Ito M, Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8, 279-287   2010   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Ito M, Matsumoto K, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8, 289-298   2010   [Refereed]
Mori Y, Kokubun N, Shin H-C, Takahashi A.
Polar Biology   33, 1437-1438   2010   [Refereed]
At-sea distribution and behaviour of streaked shearwaters (Calonectris leucomelas) during the non-breeding period.
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Sato K, Trathan PN.
Auk   871-881   2010   [Refereed]
Naito Y, Bornemann H, Takahashi A, McIntyre T, Plotz J
Polar Science   4, 309-316.   2010   [Refereed]
Sakamoto KQ, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Trathan PN
PloS one   4 -e7322   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Sakamoto KQ, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Bost CA, Weimerskirch H
PloS one   4 -e5400   2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto KQ, Sato K, Ishizuka M, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S
PloS one   4 -e5379   2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Sakamoto K, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Bost CA, Weimerskirch H
PLoS ONE   4 (4) e5400.   2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Sato K, Ishizuka M, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   4 (4) e5379.   2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Trathan P
PLoS ONE   4 (10), e7322   2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Daunt F, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Wanless S
The Journal of experimental biology   211 58-65   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Takahashi A, Matsumoto K, Hunt GL, Shultz MT, Kitaysky AS, Sato K, Iida K, Watanuki Y
Deep Sea Research II   55 1837-1845   2008
Takahashi A, Ochi D, Watanuki Y, Deguchi T, Oka N, Afanasyev V, Fox JW, Trathan PN
Ornithological Science   7(1) 29-35   2008
Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Mori Y, Shin HC
Polar Biology   31 1291-1294   2008

Books etc

Techniques for seabird monitoring
Yutaka Watanuki, Akinori Takahashi
Kyoritsu Publishing   Jun 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Bio-Logging: studying wildlife in the ocean from an 'animal's eye' view [Invited]
Akinori Takahashi
The 5th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science   4 Mar 2016   
Antarctic coastal marine ecosystems as seen through the eyes of top predators [Invited]
Takahashi A
Gordon Research Conference, Polar Marine Science   Mar 2015   
Foraging and breeding ecology of Adelie penguins at Hukuro Cove, Lutzow-Holm Bay, in the austral summer of 2010-2011
Takahashi A, Watanabe Y
The 2nd Symposium on Polar Science   2011   
Spatial movement linked to diving behaviour in chinstrap penguins.
Takahashi A, Watanabe S, Kokubun N, Dunn M, Trathan P
1st World Seabird Conference   2010   
Fine-scale linkages between foraging penguins and marine habitat features in South Orkney Islands, Antarctica
Takahashi A, Watanabe S, Kokubun N, Naito Y, Miyazaki N, Trathan P
Xth SCAR International Biology Symposium   2009