Akinori Takahashi

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Akinori Takahashi
Affiliation
National Institute of Polar Research

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Awards & Honors

 
2013
Prime Minister's Commendation for Contributors to Promote the Country as a 'Maritime Nation'
 
2012
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
 
2000
The Best Student Poster Award (Pacific Seabird Group)
 

Published Papers

 
Jellyfish and other gelata as food to four penguin species – insights from predator-borne videos
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]
Large-scale population assessment informs conservation management for seabirds in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean: A case study of Adélie penguins
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   in press    2017   [Refereed]
Geographical variation in body size of a pelagic seabird, the streaked shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
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]
Atmospheric bioaerosols originating from Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae): ecological observations of airborne bacteria at Hukuro Cove, Langhovde, Antarctica
Kobayashi F, Maki T, Kakikawa M, Noda T, Mitamura H, Takahashi A, Imura S, Iwasaka Y
Polar Science   10 71-78   2016   [Refereed]
Temperature-dependence of fish performance in the wild: links with species biogeography and physiological thermal tolerance
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]
Key questions in marine megafauna movement ecology
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]
Seeing the ocean through the eyes of seabirds: a new path for marine conservation?
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]
On the significance of Antarctic jellyfish as food for Adélie penguins, as revealed by video-loggers
Thiebot JB, Ito K, Raclot T, Poupart T, Kato A, Ropert-Coudert Y, Takahashi A
Marine Biology   163 108   2016   [Refereed]
Differential responses of seabirds to environmental variability over two years in the continental shelf and oceanic habitats of southeastern Bering Sea
Yamamoto T, Kokubun N, Kikuchi DM, Sato N, Takahashi A, Will A, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y
Biogeosciences   12 17693-17720   2016   [Refereed]
Foraging segregation of two congeneric diving seabird species (common and thick-billed murres) breeding on St. George Island, Bering Sea
Kokubun N, Yamamoto T, Sato N, Watanuki Y, Will A, Kitaysky AS, Takahashi A
Biogeosciences   12 18151-18183   2016   [Refereed]
Migratory movements of rhinoceros auklets in the northwestern Pacific: connecting seasonal productivities
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]
Strouhal number for flying and swimming in rhinoceros auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata)
Kikuchi DM, Watanuki Y, Sato N, Hoshina K, Takahashi A, Watanabe Y
Journal of Avian Biology   46 406-411   2015   [Refereed]
Statistical integration of tracking and vessel survey data to incorporate life history differences in habitat models
Yamamoto T, Watanuki Y, Hazen E, Nishizawa B, Sasaki H, Takahashi A
Ecological Applications   25 2394-2406   2015   [Refereed]
Habitat selection by foraging macaroni penguins correlates with hematocrit, an index of aerobic condition
Crossin G, Takahashi A, Sakamoto K, Trathan P, Williams T
Marine Ecology Progress Series   530 163-176   2015   [Refereed]
The influence of preceding dive cycles on the foraging decisions of Antarctic fur seals
Iwata T, Sakamoto KQ, Edwards EWJ, Staniland IJ, Trathan PN, Goto Y, Sato K, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Biology Letters   11 20150227   2015   [Refereed]
The jellyfish buffet: Jellyfish enhance seabird foraging opportunities by concentrating prey
Sato N, Kokubun N, Yamamoto Y, Watanuki Y, Kitaysky AS, Takahashi A
Biology Letters   11 20150358   2015   [Refereed]
Feather corticosterone reveals stress associated with dietary changes in breeding seabirds
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]
Nocturnal foraging by red-legged kittiwakes, a surface feeding seabird that relies on deep water prey during reproduction
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]
Spatially extensive standardized surveys reveal widespread, multi-decadal increase in East Antarctic Adélie penguin populations
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]
Chinstrap penguin foraging area associated with a seamount in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica
Kokubun N, Lee W-Y, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Science   9 393-400   2015   [Refereed]
Individual consistency in migratory behaviour of a pelagic seabird
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]
Decreasing prolactin levels lead to a lower diving effort but do not affect breeding success in Adelie penguins
Cottin M, Chastel O, Kato A, Debin M, Takahashi A, Raclot T, Ropert-Coudert Y
Hormones and Behavior   65 134-141   2014   [Refereed]
Isotopic values of Antarctic Krill in relation to foraging habitat of penguins
Kokubun N, Choy E-J, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Ornithological Science   14 13-20   2014   [Refereed]
Testing optimal foraging theory in a penguin-krill system
Watanabe Y, Ito M, Takahashi A
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   281 20132376   2014   [Refereed]
The foraging benefits of being fat in a highly migratory marine mammal
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]
Movements and activities of male Black-tailed Gulls in breeding and sabbatical years
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]
The roles of sex, mass and individual specialisation in partitioning foraging-depth niches of a pursuit-diving predator
Ratcliffe N, Takahashi A, O’Sullivan C, Adlard S, Trathan P, Harris M, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   8 e79107   2013   [Refereed]
Proximity of krill and salps in an Antarctic coastal ecosystem: evidence from penguin-mounted cameras
Kokubun N, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Biology   36 1857-1864   2013   [Refereed]
Linking animal-borne video to accelerometers reveal prey capture variability
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A
Proceedings of National Academy of Science USA   110, 2199-2204   2013   [Refereed]
Unravelling the mysteries of a mesopelagic diet: a large apex predator specializes on small prey
Naito Y, Costa DP, Adachi T, Robinson PW, Fowler M, Takahashi A
Functional Ecology   27, 710-717.   2013   [Refereed]
Heart rate and estimated energy expenditure of flapping and gliding in black-browed albatrosses
Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Yamamoto T, Yamamoto M, Trathan P
Journal of Experimental Biology   216, 3175-3182   2013   [Refereed]
Using a mandible accelerometer to study fine-scale foraging behavior of free-ranging Antarctic fur seals
Iwata T, Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Edwards EJ, Staniland IJ, Trathan PN, Naito Y
Marine Mammal Science   28, 345-357   2012   [Refereed]
Inter-colony differences in the incubation pattern of streaked shearwaters in relation to the local marine environment
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Oka N, Shirai M, Yamamoto M, Katsumata N, Sato K, Watanabe S, Trathan P
Waterbirds   35, 248-259   2012   [Refereed]
Poor flight performance in deep-diving cormorants
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A, Sato K, Viviant M, Bost C
Journal of Experimental Biology   214, 412-421   2011   [Refereed]
Foraging areas of streaked shearwaters in relation to seasonal changes in the marine environment of the Northwestern Pacific: inter-colony and sex-related differences.
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Oka N, Iida T, Katsumata N, Sato K, Trathan PN.
Marine Ecology Progress Series   424, 191-204.   2011   [Refereed]
Scaling of swim speed in breath-hold divers.
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]
Diving patterns of female macaroni penguins breeding on Marion Island, South Africa.
Pichegru L, Ropert-Coudert Y, Kato A, Takahashi A, Dyer BM, Ryan PG
Polar Biology   34, 945-954   2011   [Refereed]
Penguin head movement detected using small accelerometers as a proxy of their prey encounter rates
Kokubun N, Kim JH, Shin HC, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Journal of Experimental Biology   214, 3760-3767   2011   [Refereed]
Scaling of swim speed and stroke frequency in geometrically similar penguins - they swim optimally to minimize cost of transport.
Sato K, Shiomi K, Watanabe Y, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Ponganis P
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   277, 707-714   2010   [Refereed]
Individual variation of foraging behavior and food provisioning in Adelie penguins in a fast-sea-ice area.
Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Sato K
Auk   127, 523-531   2010   [Refereed]
Comparison of diving behaviour and foraging habitat use between chinstrap and gentoo penguins breeding in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Mori Y, Watanabe S, Shin HC
Marine Biology   157, 811-825   2010   [Refereed]
Optimal stroke frequency pattern during diving in seabirds
Mori Y, Takahashi A, Trathan PN, Watanuki Y
Aquatic Biology   8, 247-257   2010   [Refereed]
Foraging behavior of incubating and chick-rearing thick-billed murres Uria lomvia
Ito M, Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8, 279-287   2010   [Refereed]
Annual variation in the foraging behaviour of thick-billed murres in relation to upper-ocean thermal structure around St. George Island, Bering Sea
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Ito M, Matsumoto K, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8, 289-298   2010   [Refereed]
An observation of between-mates feeding behaviour in chick-guarding chinstrap penguins.
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]
Fine-scale feeding behavior of Weddell seals revealed by a mandible accelerometer
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]
Scaling of soaring seabirds and implication for flight abilities of giant pterosaurs.
Sato K, Sakamoto K, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Bost CA, Weimerskirch H
PLoS ONE   4 (4) e5400.   2009   [Refereed]
Can ethograms be automatically generated using body acceleration data from free-ranging birds?
Sakamoto K, Sato K, Ishizuka M, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   4 (4) e5379.   2009   [Refereed]
From the eye of the albatrosses: a bird-borne camera shows an association between albatrosses and a killer whale in the Southern Ocean.
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]
Thick-billed murres use different diving behaviors in mixed and stratified waters.
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
Krill-feeding behaviour of gentoo penguins as shown by animal-borne camera loggers.
Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Mori Y, Shin HC
Polar Biology   31 1291-1294   2008
Thick-billed murres use different diving behaviors in mixed and stratified waters.
Takahashi A, Matsumoto K, Hunt GL, Shultz MT, Kitaysky AS, Sato K, Iida K, Watanuki Y
Deep Sea Research II   55, 1837-1845.   2008   [Refereed]
Post-breeding movement and activities of two Streaked Shearwaters in the north-western Pacific.
Takahashi A, Ochi D, Watanuki Y, Deguchi T, Oka N, Afanasyev V, Fox JW, Trathan PN
Ornithological Science   7, 29-35.   2008   [Refereed]
Microhabitat use and prey capture of a bottom feeding top predator, the European shag, as shown by camera loggers.
Watanuki Y, Daunt F, Takahashi A, Newell M, Wanless S, Sato K, Miyazaki N
Marine Ecology Progress Series   356, 283-293.   2008   [Refereed]
A new method to quantify prey acquisition in diving seabirds using wing stroke frequency
Sato K, Daunt F, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Wanless S
Journal of Experimental Biology   211, 58-65.   2008   [Refereed]
Krill-feeding behaviour of gentoo penguins as shown by animal-borne camera loggers.
Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Mori Y, Shin HC
Polar Biology   31, 1291-1294.   2008   [Refereed]
The lunar cycle affects at-sea behaviour in a pelagic seabird, the streaked shearwater Calonectris leucomelas.
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Yoda K, Katsumata N, Watanabe S, Sato K, Trathan PN
Animal Behaviour   76, 1647-1652   2008   [Refereed]
Stroke frequency, but not swimming speed, is related to body size in free-ranging seabirds, pinnipeds and cetaceans.
Sato K, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Miller PJ, Tanaka H, Kawabe R, Ponganis PJ, Handrich Y, Akamatsu T, Watanabe Y, Mitani Y, Costa DP, Bost CA, Aoki K, Amano M, Trathan P, Shapiro A, Naito Y
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society   274 471-477   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
Underwater images from bird-borne cameras provide clue to poor breeding success of Shags in 2005.
Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Sato K, Miyazaki N, Wanless S
British Birds   100, 466-470.   2007
Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S, Harris M, Sato K, Naito Y
The Journal of experimental biology   208 2207-2216   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Penguin-mounted cameras glimpse underwater group behaviour.
Takahashi A, Sato K, Naito Y, Dunn MJ, Trathan PN, Croxall JP
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B   271 S281-S282   2004
Penguin-mounted cameras glimpse underwater group behaviour.
Takahashi A, Sato K, Naito Y, Dunn MJ, Trathan PN, Croxall JP
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B   271, S281-S282.   2004   [Refereed]

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