Yamato Tsuji

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Yamato Tsuji
Kyoto University
Primate Research Institute, Department of Ecology & Social Behavior, Section of social evolution
Job title
Associate Professor

Research Interests


Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Excellent Poster Award (Mammalogical Society of Japan)

Published Papers

A report on ranging behavior of Malayan flying lemurs, Galeopterus variegatus, in West Indonesia: Relationships with habitat characteristics
Tsuji Y., Prayitno B., Tatewaki T., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B.
Biodiversitas   20(2) 430-435   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Age-sex differences in the daily activity and diet of West Javan langur Trachypithecus mauritius in the Pangandaran Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia: a preliminary report
Asri S.W.Z., Widayati K.A., Tsuji Y.
Asian Primates Journal   8(1) 3-13   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Activity budget and diet in silvery lutung Trachypithecus cristatus at Gunung Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Akbar M.A., Rizaldi, Novarino W., Perwitasari-Farajallah D., Tsuji Y.
Biodiversitas   20(3) 719-724   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
辻大和, 滝口正明, 葦田恵美子, 大井徹, 宇野壮春, 大谷洋介, 江成広斗, 海老原寛, 小金澤正昭, 鈴木克哉, 清野紘典, 山端直人
霊長類研究   34(2) 153-159   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Nishi E, Suzuki-Hashido N, Hayakawa T, Tsuji Y, Suryobroto B, Imai H
Primates   59(6) 523-530   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Ilham K, Rizaldi, Nurdin J, Tsuji Y
Folia Primatologica   89(5) 347-356   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Sha JCM, Kurihara Y, Tsuji Y, Take M, He T, Kaneko A, Suda-Hashimoto N, Morimoto M, Natsume T, Zahariev A, Blanc S, Hanya G
Journal of Thermal Biology   76(?) 139-146   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Ilham K, Rizaldi, Nurdin J, Tsuji Y
Primates   58(2) 295-305   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Mass mortality of wild Malayan flying lemurs (Galeopterus variegatus) and its underlying causes
Tsuji Y., Prayitno B., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B.
Mammal Study   43(1) 61-65   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Ningsih J.I.D.P., Kitamura S., Widayati K.A., and Suryobroto B.
Biotropica   49(4) 539-545   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y, Morimoto M
American Journal of Primatology   78(2) 185-191   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
INOUE Mitsuoki, TSUJI Yamato
Primate Research   32(1) 27-30   2016
We observed a male Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) feeding on a foam nest of the Japanese tree frog (Rhacophorus arboreus). On 1st July 2013, an adult male (perhaps a solitary individual) fed on an egg mass twice at approximately 1...
Tsuji Y., Widayati K.A., Nila S., Hadi I., Suryobroto B., and Watanabe K.
Journal of Mammalogy   96(6) 1152-1161   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Spatial patterns in the diet of the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata, and their environmental determinants
Tsuji Y., Ito T.Y., Wada K., and Watanabe K.
Mammal Review   45(4) 227-238   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Aoki K., Mitsutsuka S., Yamazaki A., Nagai K., Tezuka A. and Tsuji Y.
Zoo Biology   34(3) 255-261   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Prayitno B., Nila S., Widayati K.A. and Suryobroto B.
Mamm. Study   40(1) 35-45   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Miura S., Kotoge T., Shiraishi T. and Murai H.
Mamm. Study   40(1) 13-18   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y.
PLOS ONE   9(10) 9(10): e108155   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Primate Research   30(1) 137-145   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Yasumoto Y. and Takatsuki S.
Acta Theriologica   59(3) 479-483   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Sugiura H., Shimooka Y., and Tsuji Y.
Ethology   120(1) 21-31   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Seed dispersal by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Son Tra Nature Reserve, central Vietnam: a preliminary report
Tsuji Y., Nguyen Van Minh, Kitamura S., Nguyen Huu Van, Hamada Y.
Vietnamese Journal of Primatology   2(1) 65-73   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Hanya G. and Grueter C.C.
Primates   54(3) 201-215   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Hanya G, Grueter CC, Tsuji Y
Primates   54(2) 99-100   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Hanya G., Tsuji Y. and Grueter C.C.
Primates   54(2) 101-110   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
In order to understand the ecological adaptations of primates to survive in temperate forests, we need to know the general patterns of plant phenology in temperate and tropical forests. Comparative analyses have been employed to investigate genera...
Tsuji Y., Widayati K.A., Hadi I., Suryobroto B., and Watanabe K.
Primates   54(1) 27-31   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Minhas R.A., Ali U., Awan M.S., Ahmed K.B., Khan M.N., Dar N.I., Qamar Z.Q., Ali H., Grueter C.C., and Tsuji Y.
Primates   54(2) 147-152   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., and Sugiyama Y.
Mammalia   78(3) 281-290   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Hadi I., Tsuji Y., Suryobroto B., and Watanabe K.
Primates   54(2) 153-158   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Primate Research   28(2) 109-126   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
辻大和, 和田一雄, 渡邊邦夫
Primate Research   28(1) 21-48   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y. and Takatsuki S.
Internationa Journal of Primatology   33(2) 489-512   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Yamato Tsuji, Toshiaki Shiraishi, Sayako Miura
Acta Theriologica   56(4) 353-357   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Sato K. and Sato Y.
Mammalian Biology   76(5) 525-533   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
We studied the characteristics of seeds within faeces, an important aspect of endozoochorous seed dispersal, in Japanese macaques Macaca fuscata inhabiting Kinkazan Island, northern Japan. We intermittently collected faecal samples from 1999 to 20...
Tsuji Y., Wada K. and Watanabe K.
Primate Research   27(1) 27-49   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
辻 大和, 上杉 哲雄, 白石 俊明, 見浦沙耶子, 山本裕子, 神田栄次
Journal of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums   52(1) 8-15   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y.
Mammal Study   36(3) 165-168   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Tatewaki T., and Kanda E.
Mammalian Biology   76(5) 628-633   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Sugiura H., Shimooka Y., and Tsuji Y.
International Journal of Primatology   32(6) 1348-1366   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y.
Journal of Mammalogy   92(6) 1261-1269   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Morimoto M. and Matsubayashi K.
Journal of Zoology   280(1) 171-176   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Yangozene K., and Sakamaki T.
Journal of Tropical Ecology   26(1) 115-118   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y. and Takatsuki S.
International Journal of Primatology   30(1) 169-181   2009   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y. and Takatsuki S.
Internationa Journal of Primatology   29(5) 1203-1217   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Kazahari N., Kitahara M., and Takatsuki S.
Primates   49(2) 157-160   Apr 2008   [Refereed]
辻大和, 高槻成紀
Mammalian Science   48(2) 221-235   2008   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Shimoda-Ishiguro M., Ohnishi N, and Takatsuki S.
Acta Theriologica   52(4) 427-434   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y. and Takatsuki S.
Ecological Research   19(4) 381-388   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Fujita S., Sugiura H., Saito C., and Takatsuki S.
American Journal of Primatology   68(11) 1068-1080   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Takatsuki S., Yasumoto Y., Tsuji Y.
Mammalian Science   55(2) 195-200   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., Okumura T., Kitahara M., Jiang Z.W.
Zoological Science   33(4) 352-357   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
The notes on mammal carcasses collected in Pangandaran Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia
Tsuji Y., Prayitno B., Norwana O., Nishi E., Widayati K.A., Mikami A., Suryobroto B.
HAYATI: Journal of Bioscience   23(1) 35-38   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Presence of feces in the abandoned Nokado Mine, Tochigi Prefecture of central Japan, provides further evidence of cave use by Japanese macaques
Kashiwagi K., Tsuji Y., Yamamura T., Takai M., Shimizu M.
Primate Research   34(1) 79-85   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
International Journal of Primatology   39(3) 315-320   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Tsuji Y., and Su H.H.
International Journal of Primatology   39(3) 356-376   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Foot postures and grasping of free-ranging Sunda colugos (Galeopterus variegatus) in West Java, Indonesia
DionisiosYoulatos, Kanthi ArumWidayati, YamatoTsuji
Mammalian Biology   95(3) 164-172   May 2019   [Refereed]
Variation in the diets of Japanese martens, Martes melampus
Tsuji Y., Ito T.Y. and Kaneko Y.
Mammal Review   49(2) 121-128   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
愛知県北西部のニホンカモシカ (Capricornis crispus) の分布拡大について
Yamato Tsuji
Human and Nature   in press    [Refereed]


江成広斗, 大谷洋介, 滝口正明, 辻大和
Primate Research   34(2) 119-124   Dec 2018
Yamato Tsuji
Mammalian Science   58(2) 343-344   Dec 2018
Mammalian Science   58(1) 121-122   Jun 2018

Books etc

The Macaques in Japan
Yamato Tsuji, Naofumi Nakagawa (Part:Joint Editor)
The University of Tokyo Press   May 2017   ISBN:4130602330
平成28年度版 中学校「国語」
Yamato Tsuji (Part:Contributor, シカの落穂ひろい-フィールドノートの記録から (pp. 118-127))
光村図書出版   Apr 2016   
平成24年度版 中学校「国語」
Yamato Tsuji (Part:Joint Work, シカの落ち穂拾い―フィールドノートの記録から (pp. 118-125))
光村図書出版   Apr 2012   
The Japanese macaques (Primatology monographs)
Naofumi Nakagawa, Masayuki Nakamichi, Hideki Sugiura (Part:Joint Work, Regional, temporal, and inter-individual variation in the feeding ecology of Japanese macaques (pp. 95-123))
Springer   Sep 2010   ISBN:4431538852
Primates in Flooded Habitats
Katarzyna Nowak, Adrian A. Barnett, Ikki Matsuda (Part:Joint Work, Maritime macaques: ecological background of sea food eating by wild Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata))
Cambridge University Press   Dec 2018   

Conference Activities & Talks

Macaques as seed dispersers in Asian forests [Invited]
Yamato Tsuji
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, Bangalore   28 Mar 2019   
Yamato Tsuji
東京動物園協会野生生物保全基金講演会, 上野動物園,   24 Mar 2019   
辻大和, 今田貴裕, Ahhari A.M., 林田光祐
日本生態学会. 神戸大学   16 Mar 2019   
Yamato Tsuji
奈良県立奈良高等学校のSSHプログラム, 京都大学霊長類研究所   24 Dec 2018   
Dietary habits of wild Javan lutungs (Trachypithecus auratus) in secondary-plantation mixed forest: Effects of forest structure, food availability, and seasonality
Tsuji Y., Mitani M., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B., Watanabe K.
6th Asian Primates Symposium & 5th Asia n (Indochinese) Primates Conservation Symposium   20 Oct 2018   
ニホンテン Martes melampus の食性の地理的変異とそれをもたらす環境要因
辻大和, 伊藤健彦, 金子弥生
日本哺乳類学会. 信州大学   8 Sep 2018   
橋戸南美, 早川卓志, 辻大和, Purba L.H.P.S, Nila S., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B, 今井啓雄
日本進化学会. 東京大学   22 Aug 2018   
Inter-group variations in the dietary habits of Javan lutungs (Trachypithecus auratus): Effects of forest structure, food availability, and seasonality
Tsuji Y., Mitani M., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B., Watanabe K.
XVII International Primatological Congress, Nairobi   22 Aug 2018   
Inter-specific interaction of Javan lutungs (Trachypithecus auratus) and sympatric animals in Pangandaran Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia
Deviani H., Widayati K.A., Tsuji Y.
XVII International Primatological Congress, Nairobi   21 Aug 2018   
Geographical variation in aggressive behavior in Trachypithecus monkeys in Asia: a review
Tsuji Y., Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B.
XVII International Primatological Congress, Nairobi   20 Aug 2018   
アジアに暮らすコロブスについて [Invited]
Yamato Tsuji
第3回環境エンリッチメントワークショップ. 日本モンキーセンター   17 Jul 2018   
野生ジャワルトン (Trachypithecus auratus) の食性の季節変化とその要因
辻大和, 三谷雅純, Widayati K.A., Suryobroto B., 渡邊邦夫
日本霊長類学会. 武蔵大学   15 Jul 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society of Promotion of Science: 科学研究費補助金(基盤C)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yamato Tsuji
Pimate ecology
Project Year: 2000 - 2012
Primte ecology