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

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]
Lavoué 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]
Morita K, Sahashi G, Miya M, Kamada S, Kanbe H, Araki H
in press    Jan 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 Masaki
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...
Sato Yukuto, Miya Masaki, Fukunaga Tsukasa, Sado Tetsuya, Iwasaki Wataru
Molecular Biology and Evolution   35(6) 1553-1555   Apr 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Fish mitochondrial genome (mitogenome) data form a fundamental basis for revealing vertebrate evolution and hydrosphere ecology. Here, we report recent functional updates of MitoFish, which is a database of fish mitogenomes with a precise annotati...
Campbell Matthew A, Sado Tetsuya, Shinzato Chuya, Koyanagi Ryo, Okamoto Makoto, Miya Masaki
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   124 172-180   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
The Pelagia is a recently delineated group of fishes, comprising fifteen families formerly placed in six perciform suborders. The Pelagia was lately recognized as it encompasses huge morphological diversity and only in the last few years have larg...
Ushio M, Murata K, Sado T, Nishiummi I, Takeshita M, Iwasaki W, Miya M
Scientific Reports   8 4493   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Birds play unique functional roles in the maintenance of ecosystems, such as pollination and seed dispersal, and thus monitoring bird species diversity is a first step towards avoiding undesirable consequences of anthropogenic impacts on bird comm...


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]
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

Understanding mangrove through DNA metabarcoding: a case study from Iriomote Island
Kajita T, Salmo S, Ito K, Toyama H, Shimoda R, Yamamoto T, Sado, T, Gotoh, R. Komai T and Miya M
5th International Mangrove Macrobenthos, and Management Meeting   1 Jul 2019   
バケツ一杯の水で棲んでいる魚がわかる技術:環境DNAメタバーコーディング法の概要と実際 [Invited]
Masaki MIYA
29 Jan 2019   
環境DNAメタバーコーディング法による全国一斉魚類相調査2017の概要 [Invited]
Masaki MIYA
29 Jan 2019   
Environmental DNA metabarcoding of fishes (+ other vertebrates) using universal PCR primers MiFish: A data-driven approach for fish community research [Invited]
Masaki MIYA
The 8th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution: Wildlife Science by Environmental DNA Analysis   5 Jun 2018   
Environmental DNA metabarcoding of fishes (+ other vertebrates) using universal PCR primers MiFish: A data-driven approach for fish community research [Invited]
Masaki MIYA
2016 PICES Annual Meeting   16 Nov 2016   

Social Contribution

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