Kei Takizawa, Toyo Takami, Hiroshi Ohashi, and Sakuo Murata···503Microsatellite DNA Polymorphism to Reveal Genetic Divergence in Ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis
Motohiro Takagi, Eijiro Shoji, and Nobuhiko Taniguchi···507Effect of Feeding Regimen on the Food Consumption, Growth, and Body Composition in Hybrid Striped Bass Morone saxatilis×M. chrysops.
Fu-Guang Liu and I Chiu Liao···513Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci of Clarias macrocephalus and Their Application to Genetic Diversity Study.
Uthairat Na-Nakorn, Nobuhiko Taniguchi, Estu Nugroho, Shingo Seki, and Wongpathom Kamonrat···520Protection of Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus against Experimental Edwardsiellosis by Formalin-killed Edwardsiella tarda in Combination with Oral Administration of Immunostimulants
Takayuki Ashida, Eiji Okimasu, Masatoshi Ui, Mitsuhiro Heguri, Yasuaki Oyama, and Akinori Amemura···527Distribution of Methanotrophic Bacteria in the Coastal Marine Sediments
Kenji Nanba, Kiyoshi Takeda, Takanori Higashihara, and Kouichi Ohwada···531A Winter-based Assessment on Energy and Protein Requirements of Yellowtail at the Optimum Feeding Frequency.
Kanako Watanabe, Hideo Aoki, Yasuhiro Sanada, Estuhisa Hidaka, Hajime Kimura, Youichi Yamagata, Viswanath Kiron, Shuichi Satoh, and Takeshi Watanabe···537Identification by Histological and Microsatellite Analyses of a Stranded Beaked Whale as that Struck Previously by a Jetfoil Operating in the Sea of Japan
Yoshiharu Honma, Tatsuo Ushiki, Masaei Takeda, Emiko Naito, Koji Dewa, and Haruo Yamanouchi···547Feeding Strategy Does Affect Carbohydrate Utilization by Hybrid Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus×O. aureus
Shi-Yen Shiau and Min-Shyan Lei···553Isolation and Characterization of Two Marine Methanotrophs from Coastal Sediments
Toshio Kimura, Isao Sugahara, Fumiko Takikami, Chizuko Hanai, and Noriyasu Matsumoto···558Molecular Phylogeny of Asian Freshwater and Marine Stingrays Based on the DNA Nucleotide and Deduced Amino Acid Sequences of the Cytochrome b Gene
Keijiro Sezaki, Rowshan Ara Begum, Prachit Wongrat, Mansha Prasad Srivastava, Sachi SriKantha, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, Hajime Ishihara, Sho Tanaka, Toru Taniuchi, and Shugo Watabe···563PCR Primers for Microsatellite Loci in Tuna Species of the Genus Thunnus and its Application for Population Genetic Study.
Motohiro Takagi, Teturo Okamura, Seinen Chow, and Nobuhiko Taniguchi···571The Elimination and Duplication of Lower Part of Blastoderm Effects on the Number of Primordial Germ Cells in Goldfish.
Maki Kazama-Wakabayashi, Etsuro Yamaha, and Fumio Yamazaki···577Development of Growth Hormone Cells of Laboratory Reared Yellowfin Tuna Thunnus albacares Larvae and Early Juveniles.
Tatsuya Kaji, Masakazu Oka, Hiroyuki Takeuchi, Jun Hirokawa, and Masaru Tanaka···583Recovery of Amino Acid from the Protein in the Head and Viscera of Frigate Mackerel by Autolysis
Katsuji Morioka, Shin-ya Fujii, Yoshiaki Itoh, Chengchu Liu, and Atsushi Obatake···588Immunological Comparison of Shellfish Allergens by Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Masaru Ishikawa, Yuji Nagashima, and Kazuo Shiomi···592Purification and Properties of Lipoxygenase-like Enzyme from a Red Alga, Porphyra yezoensis
Noriaki Iijima, Junji Imayoshi, Chisako Aida, and Mitsu Kayama···596The mRNA Expression Patterns of E12 Transcription Factor in Various Developmental Stages and Adult Tissues of Carp.
Yoshiaki Nihei, Atsushi Kobiyama, Yasushi Hirayama, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, and Shugo Watabe···600The Combined Effect of Transglutaminase and Protease Inhibitors on the Thermal Gelation of Actomyosin Sol from Carp and Salmon Muscles.
Shaowei Ni, Hisanori Nozawa, and Nobuo Seki···606Purification and Characterization of L-Methionine Decarboxylase from Crypthecodinium cohnii
Hirotaka Kitaguchi, Aritsune Uchida, and Yuzaburo Ishida···613Improvement of Functional Properties of Fish Water Soluble Proteins with Glucose-6-phosphate through the Maillard Reaction.
Mita Wahyuni, Shoichiro Ishizaki, and Munehiko Tanaka···618Improvement of Emulsifying and Antibacterial Properties of Salmine by the Maillard Reaction with Dextran
Munehiko Tanaka, Naoyuki Kunisaki, and Shoichiro Ishizaki···623Increased Levels of Mitochondrial ATP Synthase β-Subunit in Fast Skeletal Muscle of Carp Acclimated to Cold Temperature.
Kiyoshi Kikuchi, Shiro Itoi, and Shugo Watabe···629Occurrence of D-Amino Acids in Fish Sauces and Other Fermented Fish Products
Hiroki Abe, Jung-Nim Park, Yuki Fukumoto, Eriko Fujita, Tadayoshi Tanaka, Takuya Washio, Soichiro Otsuka, Tetsuji Shimizu, and Katsuko Watanabe···637The Influence of Characteristics of Actomyosin on the Difference of Rigor Mortis Progress between Cultured Red Sea Bream and Japanese Flounder
Kyung Hee Lee, Mutsuyosi Tsuchimoto, Osamu Yada, Tosio Misima, Abdul Jabarsyah, Qin Wang, Paula Andrea G�ｽ繧托ｽｽ�ｴomez Apablaza, and Katsuyasu Tachibana···642The Influence of Characteristics of Actomyosin on the Difference of Rigor Mortis Progress between Cultured and Wild Red Sea Bream
Qin Wang, Mutsuyosi Tsuchimoto, Osamu Yada, Kyung Hee Lee, Abdul Jabarsyah, Paula Andrea Gomez Apablaza, Tosio Misima, and Katsuyasu Tachibana···648
Hideyuki Imai, Yoshihiro Fujii, Junichi Karakawa, Shozo Yamamoto, and Ken-ichi Numachi···655Microbiological Study on the Flora of Mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis, Cultured in Tortoli Lagoon, South-East Sardinia, Italy.
Fulvio Salati, Antonella Meloni, Edoardo Marongiu, and Riichi Kusuda···657Rapid Dives and Ascents of Sockeye Salmon Oncorhynchus nerka Observed by Ultrasonic Telemetry in the Open Sea.
Miki Ogura···659Decline in Salinity Tolerance during Larval Stage of Chum Salmon Oncorhynchus keta
Takahito Shikano and Yoshihisa Fujio···661Construction of a Database and Visualization System of Environmental Factors in Coastal Waters and its Utilization on the Internet.
Ken-ichi Hayashizaki, Yasuhiro Hayakawa, and Hitoshi Ida···663Distribution of Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in Fish
Takeshi Nagai, Junji Inada, Moritsugu Hamada, Norihisa Kai, Yasuhiro Tanoue, Yoshio Kaminishi, Hisaki Nakagawa, Kazuhiro Fujiki Miki Nakao and Tomoki Yano···665Inhibition of β-Glucuronidase by Purine Nucleotides
Hiroyuki Tohda, Hideyuki Kurihara, Masashi Hosokawa, and Koretaro Takahashi···667Elevation of the activities of β-N-acetylhexosaminidase isozymes by 20-hydroxyecdysone administration in the kuruma prawn.
Michiko Kono, Hiromichi Nagasawa, Toshiki Watanabe, Takashi Matsui, Kiyoshi Furukawa, Daizo Koga, and Katsumi Aida···669Production of Organic Acids by Bacteria during the Fermentation of Squid Shiokara
Tateo Fujii, Yu-Ching Wu, Taku Suzuki, and Bon Kimura···671