Morita Masaya

写真a

Title

Associate Professor

Researcher Number(JSPS Kakenhi)

80535302

Current Affiliation Organization 【 display / non-display

  • Duty   University of the Ryukyus   Tropical Biosphere Research Center   Associate Professor  

University 【 display / non-display

  • 1994.04
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    1998.03

    International Christian University   Faculty of Liberal Arts   Department of science   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 1998.04
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    2004.03

    The university of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of General Culture  Graduate school of arts and sciences  Doctor's Course  Completed

Academic degree 【 display / non-display

  •  -  Ph.D.

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2010.04
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    2011.03

    University of Tsukuba, Shimoda Marine Research Center, Assistant Professor  

  • 2011.04
     
     

    University of the Ryukyus, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, Associate Professor  

Affiliated academic organizations 【 display / non-display

  • 1998.04
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    Now
     

    The Zoological society of Japan 

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

  • Reproductive biology,Molecular cell biology,Evolutionary biology

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Life Science / Animal physiological chemistry, physiology and behavioral biology

Research Theme 【 display / non-display

  • Molecular evolution of seminal plasma proteins in cichlids

  • Changes in sperm motility regulations in response to the osmotic acclimation of euryhaline tilapia

  • Gamete recognitions in the coral Acropora

  • Mechanisms of flagellar motility regulation

  • Evolution of mating system and gametic traits

Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Differences in spawning time drive cryptic speciation in the coral Acropora divaricata

    Mao Furukawa, Shun Ohki, Seiya Kitanobo, Hironobu Fukami, Masaya Morita

    Marine Biology ( Springer )  167 ( 11 ) 1 - 10   2020.11 [ Peer Review Accepted ]

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Reproductive strategies in the intercrossing corals Acropora donei and A. tenuis to prevent hybridization

    Morita, M., Kitanobo, S., Nozu, R., Iwao, K., Fukami, H., Isomura, N

    Coral Reefs   38   1211 - 1223   2019.07 [ Peer Review Accepted ]

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Maternal inheritance of F1 hybrid morphology and colony shape in the coral genus Acropora

    Fukami, H., Iwao, K., Kumagai, NH., Morita, M., Isomura, N.

    Peer J   7   e6429   2019.02 [ Peer Review Accepted ]

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Application of glucose-methanol extender to cryopreservation of Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) sperm

    Ugwu, SI., Kowalska, A., Morita, M., Kowalski, R.K.

    Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science   19   41 - 50   2019.01 [ Peer Review Accepted ]

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Variations in the breeding behavior of cichlids and the evolution of the multi-functional seminal plasma protein, seminal plasma glycoprotein 120

    Morita, M*., Ugwu, SI., Kohda, M.

    BMC Evolutionary Biology   18   197   2018.12 [ Peer Review Accepted ]

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Chapter 8 Reproduction in the Coral Acropora in book: Reproduction in Aquatic Animals

    Morita, M., Kitanobo, S. ( Part: Multiple Authorship )

    Springer  2020.03