Volume 70, Number 5, August 2004 ISSN 0919-9268

CONTENTS

Review Article

Functional morphology of chloride cells in killifish Fundulus heteroclitus, a euryhaline teleost with seawater preference

TOYOJI KANEKO AND FUMI KATOH···723

Original Articles

Reproductive biology of the female Japanese mantis shrimp Oratosquilla oratoria (Stomatopoda) in relation to changes in the seasonal pattern of larval occurrence in Tokyo Bay, Japan

KEITA KODAMA, TAKAMICHI SHIMIZU, TAKASHI YAMAKAWA AND ICHIRO AOKI···734

Migration of kawakawa Euthynnus affinis in the waters near Taiwan

WANN-DUEN CHIOU AND LIANG-KANG LEE···746

Stock identification of sword prawn Parapenaeopsis hardwickii in the East China Sea and Taiwan Strait inferred by morphometric variation

TZONG-DER TZENG···758

Cloning of kuruma prawn Marsupenaeus japonicus crustin-like peptide cDNA and analysis of its expression

ACHARA RATTANACHAI, IKUO HIRONO, TSUYOSHI OHIRA, YUKINORI TAKAHASHI AND TAKASHI AOKI···765

Characteristics of a Pacific herring Clupea pallasii spawning bed off Minedomari, Hokkaido, Japan

HIROSHI HOSHIKAWA, HISAMI KUWAHARA, KEN-ICHIRO TAJIMA, TADASHI KAWAI, TOMONORI KANETA AND FUJINORI TSUDA···772

Role of sodium bicarbonate on the initiation of sperm motility in the Japanese eel

SATORU TANAKA, TOMOKO UTOH, YOSHIAKI YAMADA, NORIYUKI HORIE, AKIHIRO OKAMURA, ATSUSHI AKAZAWA, NAOMI MIKAWA, HIDEO P OKA AND HISASHI KUROKURA···780

Overlaps in habitat use of fishes between a seagrass bed and adjacent coral and sand areas at Amitori Bay, Iriomote Island, Japan: Importance of the seagrass bed as juvenile habitat

YOHEI NAKAMURA AND MITSUHIKO SANO···788

Oversight probability in presence-bsence sampling for detection of fish eggs

SAKUTARO YAMADA AND HIROMU ZENITANI···804

Effects of photoperiod on gonadotropin-releasing hormone levels in the brain and pituitary of underyearling male barfin flounder

MASAFUMI AMANO, TAKESHI YAMANOME, HIDEAKI YAMADA, KOICHI OKUZAWA AND KUNIO YAMAMORI···812

Target strength estimation of black porgy Acanthopagrus schlegeli using acoustic measurements and a scattering model

DONHYUG KANG, KAZUHIRO SADAYASU, TOHRU MUKAI, KOHJI IIDA, DOOJIN HWANG, KOUICHI SAWADA AND KAZUSHI MIYASHITA···819

Weight-based virtual population analysis of Pacific cod Gadus macrocephalus off the Pacific coast of southern Hokkaido, Japan

YUJI UEDA, YASUJI KANNO AND TAKASHI MATSUISHI···829

Deformity of agglutinated pelvic fin membrane in hatchery-reared black rockfish Sebastes inermis and its application for stock separation study

TOMOYA MURAKAMI, SATOSHI AIDA, KOUJI YOSHIOKA, TETSUYA UMINO AND HEISUKE NAKAGAWA···839

Age and growth of alfonsino Beryx splendens from the Kanto District, central Japan, based on growth increments on otoliths

TORU TANIUCHI, TAKAYUKI KANAYA, SHUUICHI UWABE, TAKAHITO KOJIMA, SEIJI AKIMOTO AND ISAMU MITANI···845

Microsatellite markers reveal population structure in gilthead sea bream Sparus auratus from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea

SABINA DE INNOCENTIIS, ANDREA LESTI, SILVIA LIVI, ANNA RITA ROSSI, DONATELLA CROSETTI AND LUCIANA SOLA···852

Blood parameters and electrocardiogram in squeezed fish simulating the effect of net damage and recovery

TAKAHITO KOJIMA, MORIO ISHII, MAKOTO KOBAYASHI AND MAKOTO SHIMIZU···860

Chemical, physical and sensory changes of small abalone meat during cooking

TZE-KUEI CHIOU, CYUN-YU TSAI AND HUEI-LING LAN···867

Primary structure and thermostability of bigeye tuna myoglobin in relation to those of other scombridae fish

NOBUHIKO UEKI AND YOSHIHIRO OCHIAI···875

Complete nucleotide sequence and variation of mitochondrial DNA from 10 individuals of walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma

TAKASHI YANAGIMOTO, TORU KITAMURA AND TAKANORI KOBAYASHI···885

Improved solubility and stability of carp myosin by conjugation with alginate oligosaccharide

URDANGARIN MAITENA, SHIGERU KATAYAMA, RYO SATO AND HIROKI SAEKI···896

Lipid class and fatty acid composition of phospholipids from the gonads of skipjack tuna

SEIICHI HIRATSUKA, TOMOKO KITAGAWA, YOKO MATSUE, MASAYUKI HASHIDUME AND SHUN WADA···903

Photoprotective activity of scallop shell water-extract in keratinocyte cells

AKANE TORITA, YUN CHUN LIU AND YASUSHI HASEGAWA···910

Characterization and distribution of Staphylococcus sp. implicated for improvement of fish sauce odor

KATSUYA FUKAMI, MASATAKA SATOMI, YASUHIRO FUNATSU, KEN-ICHI KAWASAKI AND SHUGO WATABE···916

Short Papers

Allo-eudiploidy of the diploid cells in diploid-tetraploid mosaic hybrids between female rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and male amago salmon O. rhodurus

XUELIAN ZHANG AND HIROSHI ONOZATO···924

Behavioral pattern in wild Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus juvenile under different light-dark cycles

TAEKO MIYAZAKI,TADAHISA SEIKAI,IZUMI KINOSHITA AND KATSUMI TSUKAMOTO···927

Tetrodotoxins of the starfish Astropecten vappa collected from western Taiwan

YUNG-HSIANG TSAI,SHYH-MIN CHAO,GUO-TAI LIN,TAMAO NOGUCHI AND DENG-FWU HWAN···930

Effect of inhabited sea area on chub mackerel meat texture and possible degradation of type V collagen during chilled storage

YASUTAKA SHIGEMURA,MASASHI ANDO,KEIJI OISHI,SATOSHI MOCHIZUKI,YASUYUKI TSUKAMASA, YASUO MAKINODAN AND TETSUO KAWAI···933


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