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

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   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]
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   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(4) 801-808   2016   [Refereed]
Kobayashi F, Maki T, Kakikawa M, Noda T, Mitamura H, Takahashi A, Imura S, Iwasaka Y
Polar Science   10(1) 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(6) 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(6) 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(5)    2016   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Kokubun N, Kikuchi DM, Sato N, Takahashi A, Will A, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y
Biogeosciences   13(8) 2405-2414   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]
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(4) 406-411   2015   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Watanuki Y, Hazen E, Nishizawa B, Sasaki H, Takahashi A
Ecological Applications   25(8) 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(7)    2015   [Refereed]
Sato N, Kokubun N, Yamamoto Y, Watanuki Y, Kitaysky AS, Takahashi A
Biology Letters   11(8)    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(19) 4221-4232   2015   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Yamamoto T, Kikuchi DM, Kitaysky A, Takahashi A
PLoS ONE   10(10)    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)    2015   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Lee W-Y, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Science   9(4) 393-400   2015   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Sato K, Oka N, Yamamoto M, Trathan P
Behaviour   151(5) 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(2) 134-141   2014   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Choy E-J, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Ornithological Science   14(1) 13-20   2014   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Ito M, Takahashi A
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   281(1779) 1-20132376   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(1797) 1-9   2014   [Refereed]
Kazama K, Hirata K, Yamamoto T, Hashimoto H, Takahashi A, Niizuma Y, Trathan P, Watanuki Y
Journal of Avian Biology   44(6) 603-608   2013   [Refereed]
Ratcliffe N, Takahashi A, O’Sullivan C, Adlard S, Trathan P, Harris M, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   8(10)    2013   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Kim J-H, Takahashi A
Polar Biology   36(12) 1857-1864   2013   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A
Proceedings of National Academy of Science USA   110(6) 2199-2204   2013   [Refereed]
Naito Y, Costa DP, Adachi T, Robinson PW, Fowler M, Takahashi A
Functional Ecology   27(3) 710-717   2013   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Yamamoto T, Yamamoto M, Trathan P
Journal of Experimental Biology   216(16) 3175-3182   2013   [Refereed]
Iwata T, Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Edwards EJ, Staniland IJ, Trathan PN, Naito Y
Marine Mammal Science   28(2) 345-357   2012   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Oka N, Shirai M, Yamamoto M, Katsumata N, Sato K, Watanabe S, Trathan P
Waterbirds   35(2) 248-259   2012   [Refereed]
Watanabe Y, Takahashi A, Sato K, Viviant M, Bost C
Journal of Experimental Biology   214(3) 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(1) 57-68   2011   [Refereed]
Pichegru L, Ropert-Coudert Y, Kato A, Takahashi A, Dyer BM, Ryan PG
Polar Biology   34(7) 945-954   2011   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Kim JH, Shin HC, Naito Y, Takahashi A
Journal of Experimental Biology   214(22) 3760-3767   2011   [Refereed]
Sato K, Shiomi K, Watanabe Y, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Ponganis P
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   277(1682) 707-714   2010   [Refereed]
Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Sato K
Auk   127(3) 523-531   2010   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Mori Y, Watanabe S, Shin HC
Marine Biology   157(4) 811-825   2010   [Refereed]
Mori Y, Takahashi A, Trathan PN, Watanuki Y
Aquatic Biology   8(3) 247-257   2010   [Refereed]
Ito M, Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8(3) 279-287   2010   [Refereed]
Kokubun N, Takahashi A, Ito M, Matsumoto K, Kitaysky AS, Watanuki Y.
Aquatic Biology   8(3) 289-298   2010   [Refereed]
Mori Y, Kokubun N, Shin H-C, Takahashi A.
Polar Biology   33(10) 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(2) 309-316   2010   [Refereed]
Sakamoto KQ, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Trathan PN
PloS one   4(10)    Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Sakamoto KQ, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Bost CA, Weimerskirch H
PloS one   4(4)    2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto KQ, Sato K, Ishizuka M, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S
PloS one   4(4)    2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Sakamoto K, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Katsumata N, Bost CA, Weimerskirch H
PLoS ONE   4(4)    2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Sato K, Ishizuka M, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Daunt F, Wanless S
PLoS ONE   4(4)    2009   [Refereed]
Sakamoto K, Takahashi A, Iwata T, Trathan P
PLoS ONE   4(10)    2009   [Refereed]
Sato K, Daunt F, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Wanless S
The Journal of experimental biology   211(1) 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(16-17) 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(10) 1291-1294   2008
Takahashi A, Matsumoto K, Hunt GL, Shultz MT, Kitaysky AS, Sato K, Iida K, Watanuki Y
Deep Sea Research II   55(16-17) 1837-1845   2008   [Refereed]
Takahashi A, Ochi D, Watanuki Y, Deguchi T, Oka N, Afanasyev V, Fox JW, Trathan PN
Ornithological Science   7(1) 29-35   2008   [Refereed]
Watanuki Y, Daunt F, Takahashi A, Newell M, Wanless S, Sato K, Miyazaki N
Marine Ecology Progress Series   356 283-293   2008   [Refereed]
Sato K, Daunt F, Watanuki Y, Takahashi A, Wanless S
Journal of Experimental Biology   211(1) 58-65   2008   [Refereed]
Takahashi A, Kokubun N, Mori Y, Shin HC
Polar Biology   31(10) 1291-1294   2008   [Refereed]
Yamamoto T, Takahashi A, Yoda K, Katsumata N, Watanabe S, Sato K, Trathan PN
Animal Behaviour   76(5) 1647-1652   2008   [Refereed]
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(1609) 471-477   Feb 2007   [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