Takuma Fujii

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Takuma Fujii
Kagoshima University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Specially appointed research associate, International Center for Island Studies, Kagoshima University
Sep 2014
Mar 2015
OIST Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 2014
Sep 2014
Fisheries Research and Extension Center, Okinawa prefecture
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2), JSPS


Apr 2011
Mar 2014
Graduate school of Engineering and Sciences, University of the Ryukyus
Apr 2009
Mar 2011
Graduate school of Engineering and Sciences, Unicersity of the Ryukyus
Apr 2005
Mar 2009
Chemistry, biology and marine sciences, Faculty of Science, Uniersity of the Ryukyus

Awards & Honors

Mar 2014
University of the Ryukyus president award, Uniersity of the Ryukyus
Jun 2010
Best presenter in the student competition,, 2nd Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium

Published Papers

Phylogenetic relationships among the clownfish-hosting sea anemones.
Titus B M, Benedict C, Laroche R, Gusmão L C, Deusen V V, Chiodo T, Meyer C P, Berumen M L, Bartholomew A, Yanagi K, Reimer J D, Fujii T, Daly M & Rodriguez E
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Volume 139, October 2019, 106526      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
New distributional records of a cavernicolous crab, Karstarma boholano (Ng, 2002) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae), from Tokuno-shima and Okinawa-jima islands, central Ryukyus, Japan.
Yoshihisa Fujita, Takuma Fujii
Fauna Ryukyuana   48 1-3   May 2019   [Refereed]
Introduction to the latest classification system of Actiniaria and proposals for Japanese names of higher taxa
Izumi T, Fujii T, Kensuke Y
TAXA   46 54-63   2019   [Refereed]
Koeda Keita, Fujii Takuma, Motomura Hiroyuki
ZOOTAXA   4418(3) 287-295   May 2018   [Refereed]
Fujii Takuma, Tachikawa Hiroyuki, Yokochi Hiroyuki
Taxa, Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology   44(0) 52-57   2018
<p>Leptoseris amitoriensis Veron, 1990 is recorded on the basis of specimens from the southern coast of Amami-oshima Island, Kagoshima, Japan. The colonies of L. amitoriensis was found on the bottom edge of a sandy slope at 31 m dept...
Record of Regalecus russelii (Lampridiformes: Regalecidae) from Amami-oshima island, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
Hata, H., T. Fujii and H. Motomura.
Nature of Kagoshima   45 123-127   2018
Kise Hiroki, Fujii Takuma, Masucci Giovanni Diego, Biondi Piera, Reimer James Davis
ZOOKEYS   (725) 97-122   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Fujii Takuma
MARINE BIODIVERSITY   47(3) 779-780   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Aratake Satoe, Taira Yosuke, Fujii Takuma, Roy Michael C., Reimer James D., Yamazaki Tomoko, Jenke-Kodama Holger
TOXICON   111 86-90   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Fishes of Yoro-jima and Uke-jima islands in the Amami Islands: 89 new specimen-based records
Koeda K., Fujii T, Koeda K and Motomura H
Memories of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University   65 1-20   2016
Redescription of the Sea Anemone Exocoelactis actinostoloides (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) Based on a Topotypic Specimen Collected from Tokyo Bay, Japan
Yanagi K, Fujii T, Hirose M
Species Diversity   20 199-209   2015   [Refereed]
Record of the Pughead Pipefish, Bulbonaricus brauni (Gasterosteiformes: Syngnathidae), from Amami-oshima island, Kagoshima, Japan
Koeda K, Fujii T
South Pacific Studies   33-38   2015   [Refereed]
Distribution of palytoxin in coral reef organisms living in close prosimity to an aggregation of Palythoa tuberculosa.
Aratake S, Taira Y, Fujii T, Roy M C, Reimer J D, Yamazaki T & Jenke-Kodama H
Toxicon   111 86-90   2015   [Refereed]
The soft-coral associated pistol shrimp Synalpheus neorneris (De Man) (Decapoda: Alpheidae) defends its host against nudibranchs in Okinawa, Japan
Nakano Rie, Fujii Takuma
RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY   62 759-763   2014   [Refereed]
Koeda Keita, Fujii Takuma, Yoshino Tetsuo
Japanese Journal of Ichthyology   61(1) 27-31   2014
A single specimen of Photoblepharon palpebratum (Boddaert, 1781), formerly limited to the tropical western Pacific, was collected from Okinawa Island, Japan at a depth of 1 m. The specimen was characterized by the following combination of c...
The giant brown alga Sargassum carpophyllum on a nearshore coral reef in Okinawa Island, Japan
Fujii T, Watanabe K, Nishihara C, Obuchi M & Ohba H (
Marine Biodiversity   45 603-604   2014   [Refereed]
Fujii Takuma, Reimer James Davis
ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY   169(3) 509-522   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Reimer James Davis, Irei Yuka, Fujii Takuma, Yang Sung-Yin
ZOOLOGICAL STUDIES   52    Oct 2013   [Refereed]
White Kristine N., Ohara Taku, Fujii Takuma, Kawamura Iori, Mizuyama Masaru, Montenegro Javier, Shikiba Haruka, Naruse Tohru, McClelland T. Y., Denis Vianney, Reimer James D.
PEERJ   1    Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Fujii Takuma, Naruse Tohru
Fauna Ryukyuana   3 1-6   May 2013
沖縄島東海岸の大浦湾からニシヒラトゲコブシ ( 新称) Arcania novemspinosa(Lichtenstein, 1816) が採集された. 本邦初記録であり, 本種の形態的特徴および近似種との識別に関する報告を行った.Arcania novemspinosa (Lichtenstein, 1816)(Crastacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Leucosiidae) was recently collected from Oura Bay, Okinaw...
First record of a mesophotic Pachyseris foliosa reef from Japan
Ohara T, Fujii T, Kawamura I, Mizuyama M, Montenegro J, Shikiba H, White K N & Reimer J D
Marine Biodiversity   43 71-72   2013   [Refereed]
First record of Microzoanthidae (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) in Palau and as a biofouling organism.
Reimer J D &Fujii T
Marine Biodiversity Reords   6    2013   [Refereed]
Phylogenetic analyses of shallow water zoanthids (Cnidaria Hexacorallia) and their Symbiodinium spp. From Taiwan
Reimer J D, Irei Y, Fujii T & Yang S Y
Zoological Studies   52(38) 1-16   2013   [Refereed]
Reimer James Davis, Irei Yuka, Fujii Takuma
ZOOKEYS   (246) 69-87   2012   [Refereed]
The phylogenetic position of the solitary zoanthid genus Sphenopus (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia)
Reimer James D., Lin Meifang, Fujii Takuma, Lane David J. W., Hoeksema Bert W.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO ZOOLOGY   81(1) 43-54   2012   [Refereed]
Fujii Takuma, Reimer James Davis
ZOOLOGICA SCRIPTA   40(4) 418-431   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Shallow-Water Brachycnemic Zoanthids (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia) from Taiwan: A Preliminary Survey
Reimer James D., Obuchi Masami, Irei Yuka, Fujii Takuma, Nozawa Yoko
ZOOLOGICAL STUDIES   50(3) 363-371   May 2011   [Refereed]
Coral-killing cyanobacteriosponge (Terpios hoshinota) on the Great Barrier Reef
Fujii T, Hirose E, Keshavmurthy S, Zhou W, Chen C A & Reimer J D
30 483-483   2011   [Refereed]
Current status of the distribution of the coral-encrusting cyanobacteriosponge Terpios hoshinota in southern Japan
Reimer J D, Mizuyama M, Nakano M, Fujii T & Hirose E
Galaxea   13 35-44   2011   [Refereed]
Reimer James Davis, Fujii Takuma
ZOOKEYS   (42) 1-36   2010   [Refereed]


田中健太郎, 本郷宙軌, 岨康輝, 藤井琢磨
自然保護助成基金成果報告書 25 周年特別記念号      2019
Exploration of Unique Scleractinian Coral Communities in the Sheltered Bays in Amami-oshima Island
Takuma Fujii
Occasional papers   59 73-74   2018
Species diversity of Hexacoallia around the Satsunan Islands, Japan
Takuma Fujii
Occasional papers   58 31-36   2017
Preliminary Report of Diversity of Order Zoantharia and Actiniaria in the Satsunan Islands, Kagoshima
Takuma Fujii
Occasiotnal papers   57 87-88   Mar 2016
藤井 琢磨
海洋. 号外 = Kaiyo monthly : カラー版   (56) 103-110   2016

Books etc

Species Diversity of Animals in Japan
Takuma Fujii (Part:Contributor, Zoantharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) Diversity Research in Japan: Current State and Future Trends)
Exploring the Nature of Oura Bay and its Surrounding Area
Diving Tean Snuck Snufkin (Part:Joint Editor)