Masafumi Kodama

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Masafumi Kodama
The University of Tokyo
International Coastal Research Center,Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute

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Published Papers

Masafumi Kodama & Tomohiko Kawamura
Crustaceana   92(8) 1007-1013   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
The ischyrocerid amphipod Ventojassa dentipalma Kim & Kim, 1991 was recently collected from Otsuchi Bay, northeast Japan. The present specimens represent the second record of the species as well as the first Japanese record of the genus. Brief mor...
Masafumi Kodama & Tomohiko Kawamura
Journal of Crustacean Biology   39(1) 54-61   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
A new species of aorid amphipod, Bemlos seisuiaesp. nov., is described from deep muddy bottom off Tanabe Bay, Japan. The new species is characterized by its conspicuously slender and elongated pereopods 3–6. The aorids reported from deep water are...
Masafumi Kodama & Tomohiko Kawamura
Fauna Ryukyuana   45 9-14   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
The ampithoid amphipod Paragrubia vorax Chevreux, 1901 was collected from Kumejima Island, southwest Japan, as the first Japanese record of this genus. Specimens collected from Kumejima Island represent the northernmost record of the species in th...
Kenta Nakamoto, Jun Hayakawa, Tomohiko Kawamura, Masafumi Kodama, Hideaki Yamada, Takashi Kitagawa & Yoshiro Watanabe
Data in Brief   19 2442-2444   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
In April 2014 and 2015, field samplings were conducted in a subtropical seagrass-seaweed mixed bed in Ishigaki Island, southwest Japan in order to collect macrophytes and mobile epi-benthic invertebrates. This article describes macrophyte biomass ...
Kenta Nakamoto, Jun Hayakawa, Tomohiko Kawamura, Masafumi Kodama, Tomohiko Kawamura, Hideaki Yamada, Takashi Kitagawa & Yoshiro Watanabe
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science   207 56-62   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Various aspects of plant diversity such as species diversity and phylogenetic diversity enhance the species diversity of associated animals in terrestrial systems. In marine systems, however, the effects of macrophyte diversity on the species dive...