Best Paper Award

Carcinological Society of Japan

Carcinological Society of Japan is offering awards to those who published paper (s) on Crustacean Research, Cancer, and other CSJ publications within three years.

To be eligible, the first author must be a CSJ member and under the age of 40.


Mitsugi, M., Hisamoto, Y. & Suzuki, H., 2017. An invasive freshwater shrimp of the genus Neocaridina Kubo, 1938 (Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae) collected from Boso Peninsula, Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture, eastern Japan. Crustacean Research, 46; 83-94. []


Takeshima, S., Dan, S., Sui, Y., Oshiro, M. & Hamasaki, K., 2018. Relative growth of pereiopods of the megalopa and early juveniles of Portunus trituberculatus (Miers, 1876) (Brachyura: Portunidae). Crustacean Research, 47; 125-136. []


Saito, M., Hamano, T. & Nakata, K., 2015. Validity of movie recording for quantitative abundance estimation and body size measurement of Macrobrachium shrimps. Crustacean Research, 44: 39-53. []


Yasuda, I. C., & Wada, S., 2015. Regeneration of major cheliped after the mating season in the hermit crab Pagurus middendorffii. Crustacean Research, 44: 29-38. []


Nakayama, M., & Wada, K., 2015. Life history and behavior of a rare brackish-water crab, Ilyograpsus nodulosus (Sakai, 1983) (Macrophthalmidae).  Crustacean Research, 44: 11-19. []


Takahashi, T., & Goshima, S., 2012. The growth, reproduction and body color pattern of Cleantiella isopus (Isopoda: Valvifera) in Hakodate Bay, Japan.  Crustacean Research, 41: 1-10. []


Saito, M., Yamashiro, T., Hamano, T., & Nakata, K., 2012. Factors affecting distribution of freshwater shrimps and prawns in the Hiwasa River, southern central Japan. Crustacean Research, 41: 27-46. []


Fujita, Y., 2010. Larval stages of the crinoid-associated squat lobster, Allogalathea elegans (Adams & White, 1848) (Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) described from laboratory-reared material. Crustacean Research, 39: 37-53. []
Fujita, Y., & Clark, P. F., 2010. The larval development of Chirostylus stellaris Osawa, 2007 (Crustacea: Anomura: Chirostylidae) described from laboratory reared material. Crustacean Research, 39: 55-66. []
Fujita, Y., 2011. Larval stages of the crinoid-associated squat lobster, Allogalathea elegans (Adams & White, 1848) (Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) described from laboratory-reared material. Crustacean Research, 40: 57-73. []


Yusa, T., & Goshima, S., 2011. Life history of Neomysis mirabilis (Crustacea: Mysidacea) in Notoro Lagoon, Hokkaido, Japan. Crustacean Research, 40: 81-92. []


Tanaka, H., Saruwatari, T., & Minami, T., 2010. Larval development of two Atergatis species (Decapoda, Xanthidae) described from laboratory-reared material. Crustacean Research, 39: 11-35. []


Yamada, C., Itani, G., & Asama, H., 2009. Utilization of the non-indigenous green mussel, Perna viridis, by the native pinnotherid crab Arcotheres sinensis in Uranouchi Inlet, Kochi, Japan. Crustacean Research, 38: 70-76. []


Ota, Y., Tanaka, K., & Hirose, E., 2008. Seasonal fluctuations of the sponge-dwelling gnathiid isopod Elaphognathia aff. cornigera. Crustacean Research, 37: 14-25. []


Nanjo, N., 2007. Feeding habits of the glass shrimp Pasiphaea japonica in Toyama Bay of the Sea of Japan. Crustacean Research, 36: 45-51. []


Nomura, K., & Anker, A., 2005. The taxonomic identity of Alpheus gracilipes Stimpson, 1860 (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae), with description of few new cryptic species, from Japan. Crustacean Research, 34: 104-139. []


Kitaura, J., & Wada, K., 2004. Allocleaning, fighting, waving and mating behavior in sentinel crabs (Brachyura: Ocypodidae: Macrophthalmus). Crustacean Research, 33: 72-91. []


Ito, A., & Fujita, Y., & Shokita, S., 2003. Redescription of the first zoeas of six Macrobrachium species (Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) occurring in Japan. Crustacean Research, 32 :55-72. []

Best Presentation Award 
Annual Meeting of Carcinological Society of Japan

Oral Presentation


Henmi, Yumi (Kyoto Univ.)

Poster Presentation


Takakura, Chihiro (Nasagaki Univ.)