Volume 71, Number 3, June 2005 ISSN 0919-9268

CONTENTS

Original Articles

Osmo-responsive expression of oyster amino acid transporter gene and analysis of the regulatory region involved

HARUHIKO TOYOHARA, MASASHI IKEDA, CHIKA GOTO, HIDEKI SAWADA, MASATOMI HOSOI, KAZUAKI TAKEUCHI, ISAO HAYASHI, SHINTARO IMAMURA AND MICHIAKI YAMASHITA···465

Effects of temperature changes on the endogenous rhythm of oxygen consumption in the Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus

WAN SOO KIM, SEONG-JIN YOON, JONG MAN KIM, JOON WOO GIL AND TAE WON LEE···471

Characterization of the 5' flanking region of the growth hormone gene of the marine teleost, gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata: analysis of a polymorphic microsatellite in the proximal promoter

RICARDO ALMULY, YAEL POLEG-DANIN, SERGEI GORSHKOV, GALINA GORSHKOVA, BORIS RAPOPORT, MORRIS SOLLER, YECHEZKEL KASHI AND BRURIA FUNKENSTEIN···479

Directed movements and diel burrow fidelity patterns of red tilefish Branchiostegus japonicus determined using ultrasonic telemetry

HIROMICHI MITAMURA, NOBUAKI ARAI, YASUSHI MITSUNAGA, TAKASHI YOKOTA, HIROYUKI TAKEUCHI, TATSUO TSUZAKI AND MASASHI ITANI···491

Anesthesia, fasting tolerance, and nutrient requirement of juvenile northern bluefin tuna

KENJI TAKII, HIDETSUYO HOSOKAWA, SADAO SHIMENO, MASAHARU UKAWA, AKIFUMI KOTANI AND YOJIRO YAMADA···499

Identification of genes expressed in the liver of Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus by expressed sequence tags

NUR RAHMAWATY ARMA, IKUO HIRONO AND TAKASHI AOKI···504

cDNA microarray analysis of interleukin-1b-induced Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus kidney cells

DHANWANTHARI EMMADI, AKIKO IWAHORI, IKUO HIRONO AND TAKASHI AOKI···519

Reproductive parameters of the chub mackerel Scomber japonicus estimated from human chorionic gonadotropin-induced final oocyte maturation and ovulation in captivity

TETSURO SHIRAISHI, KOHEI OHTA, AKIHIKO YAMAGUCHI, MARI YODA, HISASHI CHUDA AND MICHIYA MATSUYAMA···531

Comparison of invertebrate abundance in a seagrass bed and adjacent coral and sand areas at Amitori Bay, Iriomote Island, Japan

YOHEI NAKAMURA AND MITSUHIKO SANO···543

Reproductive biology of the common ponyfish Leiognathus equulus in the south-western waters off Taiwan

CHENG-FANG LEE, KWANG-MING LIU, WEI-CHENG SU AND CHUEN-CHI WU···551

Immune response of sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax to Tenacibaculum maritimum antigens

FULVIO SALATI, CARLA CUBADDA, IOLANDA VIALE AND RIICHI KUSUDA···563

Geographic variations in the whistles among three Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin Tursiops aduncus populations in Japan

TADAMICHI MORISAKA, MASANORI SHINOHARA, FUMIO NAKAHARA AND TOMONARI AKAMATSU···568

Does the Ricker or Beverton and Holt type of stock-recruitment relationship truly exist?

KAZUMI SAKURAMOTO···577

Evaluation of benthic nutrient fluxes and their importance in the pelagic nutrient cycles in Suo Nada, Japan

M. JAHANGIR SARKER, TAMIJI YAMAMOTO, TOSHIYA HASHIMOTO AND TAKAYA OHMURA···593

Comparison of the proximate compositions, breaking strength and histological structure by the muscle positions of the full-cycle cultured Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis

YOSHI-NORI NAKAMURA, MASASHI ANDO, MANABU SEOKA, KEN-ICHI KAWASAKI AND YASUYUKI TSUKAMASA···605

The effects of vitamin E on non-specific immune response of the juvenile soft-shelled turtle Pelodiscus sinensis

XIAN-QING ZHOU, CUI-JUAN NIU AND RU-YONG SUN···612

Effects of red clover extract on growth performance and body composition of African catfish Clarias gariepinus

FUNDA TURAN AND IHSAN AKYURT···618

Expression of insulin-like growth factor I gene is involved in enhanced growth of juvenile four-spine sculpin Cottus kazika in seawater

HOZI IWATANI, KOJI INOUE AND YOSHIO TAKEI···621

Effect of taurine supplemented practical diet on growth performance and taurine contents in whole body and tissues of juvenile Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus

SHIN-KWON KIM, TOSHIO TAKEUCHI, ATSUSHI AKIMOTO, HIROFUMI FURUITA, TAKESHI YAMAMOTO, MASAHITO YOKOYAMA AND YUKO MURATA···627

Confirmation of yessotoxin production by the dinoflagellate Protoceratium reticulatum in Mutsu Bay

KENSUKE EIKI, MASAYUKI SATAKE, KAZUHIKO KOIKE, TAKEHIKO OGATA, TADASHI MITSUYA AND YASUKATSU OSHIMA···633

Comparison of volatile compounds formed by autoxidation and photosensitized oxidation of cod liver oil in emulsion systems

XIANG-QING PAN, HIDEKI USHIO AND TOSHIAKI OHSHIMA···639

Evaluating the quality and storage stability of fish burgers during frozen storage

ISMAIL M. AL-BULUSHI, STEFAN KASAPIS, HAMED AL-OUFI AND SULTAN AL-MAMARI···648

Comparison of horse mackerel and tilapia surimi gel based on rheological and 1H NMR relaxation properties

MOIN UDDIN AHMAD, YURI TASHIRO, SHINGO MATSUKAWA AND HIROO OGAWA···655

Comparative study on thermal denaturation modes of myosin in walleye pollack and carp myofibrils as affected by salt concentration

MASAYUKI TAKAHASHI, TAKESHI YAMAMOTO, SANAE KATO AND KUNIHIKO KONNO···662

Short Papers

Morphological characteristics of Nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis called Io in Lake Nishino

TAKASHI SUZUKI, HAJIME NAGANO, TORU KOBAYASHI AND KOICHI UENO···679

Ochroconis humicola infection in red sea bream Pagrus major and marbled rockfish Sebastiscus marmoratus cultured in Japan

SHINPEI WADA, CHUTIMA HANJAVANIT, OSAMU KURATA AND KISHIO HATAI···682

The first record of the ectosymbiotic branchiobdellidan Holtodrilus truncatus (Annelida, Clitellata) and on the freshwater shrimp Neocaridina denticulata denticulata (Caridea, Atyidae) in Japan

NOBUAKI NIWA, JUN OHTOMI, AKIFUMI OHTAKA AND STUART R. GELDER ···685

Effects of additives on the thermal gelation of Japanese common squid natural actomyosin

EIJI TSUJIOKA, TSUKASA EHARA, NOBUYUKI KANZAWA, SATOSHI NOGUCHI AND TAKAHIDE TSUCHIYA···688


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