Masaki MIYA

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Masaki MIYA
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Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: JSPS Kakennhi
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Masaki MIYA
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Michio KONDOH

Published Papers

Evaluating intraspecific genetic diversity using environmental DNA and denoising approach: A case study using tank water
Tsuji S, Miya M, Ushio M, Satoh H, Minamoto T & Yamanaka H
Environmental DNA   in press   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Friedman M, Feilich KL, Beckett HT, Alfaro ME, Faircloth BC, Černý D, Miya M, Near TJ & Harrington RC
Proceedings of the Royal Society B   286(1910) 20191502   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Morita K, Sahashi G, Miya M, Kamada S, Kanbe H, Araki H
Hydrobiologia   840(1) 207-213   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Takeuchi A, Sado T, Goto, RO, Watanabe S, Aoyama J, Tsukamoto K, Miya M
Scientific Reports   9 7977   May 2019   [Refereed]
Komai T, Gotoh RO, Sado T and Miya M
Metabarcoding and Metagenomics   3 e33835   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Doi H, Fukaya K, Oka S, Sato K, Kondoh M, Miya M
Scientific Reports   9 3581   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Lavou? S, Bertrand, JAM, Shen K-N, Ratmuangkhwang S, Sado T, Miya M, Azizah MNS
Journal of Applied Ichthyology   35(3) 1-9   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Masaki MIYA
Mitochondrial DNA Part B   4(1) 511-514   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Mitochondrial gene orders in vertebrates have proven to comprise strong phylogenetic characters when reconstructing phylogenetic relationships. Unfortunately, larger gene-order rearrangements, com- pared to the canonical mitochondrial gene order f...
Poulsen Jan Y, Miller Michael J, Sado Tetsuya, Hanel Reinhold, Tsukamoto Katsumi, Miya M
PLoS ONE   13(7) e0199982   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Deep-sea midwater “saccopharyngiform” eels of the families Cyematidae, Monognathidae, Eurypharyngidae and Saccopharyngidae (order Anguilliformes) are extraordinary fishes having major skeletal reductions and modifications compared to the general a...
Nakagawa H, Yamamoto S, Minamoto T, Satoh Y, Sado T, Miya M
Freshwater Biology   63(6) 569-580   May 2018   [Refereed]
We present a performance evaluation of environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding with MiFish‐U/E primers to investigate local and regional diversities of stream fish species to examine potential effectiveness, limits and future remedies of this techn...


Masaki MIYA
海洋調査   (136) 7-10   Apr 2019   [Invited]
Biodiversity assessment using fish environmental DNA metabarcoding: technological development and its application
Masaki MIYA
Journal of Japan Society of Water Environment   41(4) 132-136   Apr 2018   [Invited]
Evaluating the efficiency of environmental DNA through tank experiments and field surveys
Reiji MASUDA, Masaki MIYA, Hiroaki MURAKAMI, Kohji TAKAHASHI, Toshifumi MINAMOTO and Masaki MIYA
Aquabiology   40(1) 17-22   Feb 2018   [Invited]
Environmental DNA metabarcoding revolutionizes fish ecological researchl
Masaki MIYA
40(1) 9-16   Feb 2018   [Invited]
Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Oceanography   81(4) 301-305   Nov 2017
Environmental DNA metabarcoding of fishes
Masaki MIYA
Bioscience & Industry   75(4) 320-322   Apr 2017   [Invited]

Books etc

Masaki MIYA (Part:Single Translation)
1992   ISBN:4829930160
Masaki MIYA (Part:Joint Translation)
Nov 1991   ISBN:4829930241

Conference Activities & Talks

Masaki MIYA
The International Symposium of Hydrological Sciences and High-efficiency Water Resources Utilization under the Changing Environment   25 Oct 2019   Wuhan University
Masaki MIYA
Rediscovering pelagic biodiversity: Progress, promise, and challenges of metabarcoding of microbes to mammals   13 Sep 2019   Scientific Committee for Ocean Research (SCOR); MetaZooGene Working Group (SCOR WG157)
Masaki MIYA
Marine Biotechnology Conference 2019   11 Sep 2019   Joint Conference of the 12th International Marine Biotechnology Conference and the 12th Asia Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference
Recent studies demonstrated the utility of eDNA for detecting fishes from various aquatic environments, including ponds, rivers, streams and seawaters. Most of the earlier eDNA studies have been focused on detection of a single or a few invasive a...
Masaki MIYA
FSBI symposium 2019: Advances in eDNA-based Approaches to Fish Ecology and Management   18 Jul 2019   Fisheries Society of British Isles
Over the last ten years the use of environmental DNA (eDNA) has become one of the most promising new approaches to obtain biodiversity data in aquatic environments, especially for fish. The technologies which underpin eDNA research evolve constant...
Masaki MIYA
Gordon Research Conference in Marine Molecular Ecology: Novel Insights into Marine Patterns and Processes   14 Jul 2019   The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
This conference is characterized by its breadth of topics, study organisms and spatial scales of ecological processes. Sessions are linked by the application of molecular approaches to understand marine ecological processes, such as symbiosis, com...

Social Contribution

科学の峰々第100回(下)「既成概念を打破し、環境DNA技術で バケツ一杯の水から魚類3万種を検出」
[Interviewee]  日本科学機器協会  科学機器  1 Aug 2019
科学の峰々第100回(上)「既成概念を打破し、環境DNA技術で バケツ一杯の水から魚類3万種を検出」
[Interviewee]  日本科学機器協会  科学機器  1 Jul 2019
Eel of Another Era
[Media coverage cooperation]  National Geographic September 2012 issue  Sep 2012
Das neuste aus der meeresbiologie
[Media coverage cooperation]  Natur und Wissenschaft  Dec 2011
New Pacific eels is a ‘living fossil’
[TV or radio appearance, Interviewee]  ABC Radio Australia "Connect Asia"  15 Sep 2011
New Pacific eels is a ‘living fossil’
[Interviewee, Media coverage cooperation]  BBC World News  18 Aug 2011
Three into one will go
[Media coverage cooperation, Informant, Investigater]  Nature, vol. 457: 973  19 Feb 2009