Yamaguchi's Publications in academic journals and books in English



Yamaguchi, A., Yoshimatsu, S., Hoppenrath, M., Wakeman, K.C. and Kawai, H. (accepted): Molecular phylogeny of the benthic dinoflagellate genus Amphidiniopsis and its relationships with the family Protoperidiniaceae. Protist.


Mertens K.N., Takano, Y., Yamaguchi, A., Gu, H., Bogus, K., Kremp, A., Bagheri, S., Matishov, G. and Matsuoka. K. (2015): The molecular characterization of the enigmatic dinoflagellate Kolkwitziella acuta reveals an affinity to the Excentrica section of the genus Protoperidinium. Systematics and Biodiversity. 13, 509–524.

Mertens, K.N., Aydin, H., Uzar, S., Takano, Y., Yamaguchi, A. and Matsuoka, K. (2015): Relationship between the dinoflagellate cyst Spiniferites pachydermus and Gonyaulax ellegaariae sp. nov. from Izmir bay, Turkey, and molecular characterization. Journal of Phycology. 51, 560-573.

Reimer, J.D., Yang, S., White, K.N., Asami, R., Fujita, K., Hongo, C., Ito, S., Kawamura, I., Maeda, B., Mizuyama, M., Obuchi, M., Sakamaki, T., Tachihara, K., Tamura, M., Tanahara, A., Yamaguchi, A. and Jenke-Kodama, H. (2015): Effects of causeway construction on environment and biota of subtropical tidal flats in Okinawa, Japan. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 94, 153-167.

Mertens, K.N., Takano, Y., Gu, H., Yamaguchi, A., Pospelova, V., Ellegaard, M. and Matsuoka, K. (2015): The cyst-theca relationship of a new dinoflagellate with a spiny round brown cyst, Protoperidinium lewisiae, and its comparison to the cyst of Oblea acanthocysta. Phycological Research. 63, 110-124.

Wakeman, K.C., Yamaguchi, A., Roy, M.C. and Jenke-Kodama, H. (2015): Morphology, phylogeny and novel chemical compounds from Coolia malayensis (Dinophyceae) from Okinawa, Japan. Harmful Algae. 44, 8-19.


Tomikawa, K., Soh, H.Y., Kobayashi, N. and Yamaguchi, A. (2014): Taxonomic relationship between two Gammarus species, G. nipponensis and G. sobaegensis (Amphipoda: Gammaridae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa. 3873, 451-476.


Mertens, K.N., Yamaguchi, A., Takano, Y., Pospelova, V., Head, M.J., Radi, T., Piénkowski, A.J., de Vernal, A., Kawami, H. and Matsuoka, K. (2013): A new heterotrophic dinoflagellate from the north-eastern Pacific, Protoperidinium fukuyoi: Cyst-theca relationship, phylogeny, distribution and ecology. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 60, 545-563.

Sarai, C., Yamaguchi, A., Kawami, H. and Matsuoka, K. (2013): Two new species formally attributed to Protoperidinium oblongum (Aurivillius) Park et Dodge (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae): Evidence from cyst incubation experiments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 192, 103-118.


Mertens, K.N., Yamaguchi, A., Kawami, H., Ribeiro, S., Leander B.S., Price, A.M., Pospelova, V., Ellegaard, M. and Matsuoka, K. (2012): Archaeperidinium saanichi sp. nov.: A new species based on morphological variation of cyst and theca within the Archaeperidinium minutum Jörgensen 1912 species complex. Marine Micropaleontology. 96-97, 48-62.

Horiguchi, T., Tamura, M., Katsumata, K. and Yamaguchi, A. (2012): Testudodinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new genus of sand-dwelling dinoflagellates formerly classified in the genus Amphidinium. Phycological Research. 60, 137-149.

Yamaguchi, A., Yubuki, N. and Leander, B.S. (2012): Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: Description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12:29 (16 pages).

Hoppenrath, M., Selina, M. Yamaguchi, A. and Leander, B.S. (2012): Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Amphidiniopsis rotundata sp. nov. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), a new benthic marine dinoflagellate. Phycologia. 51, 157-167.


Ueda, H., Yamaguchi, A., Saitoh, S., Sakaguchi, S., and Katsunori, T. (2011): Sympatric speciation of salinity-associated two size forms of Oithona dissimilis (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) in estuaries. Journal of Natural History 45, 2069-2079.

Yamaguchi, A., Hoppenrath, M., Pospelova, V., Horiguchi, T and Leander, B.S. (2011): Molecular phylogeny of the marine sand-dwelling dinoflagellate Herdmania litoralis and an emended description of the closely related planktonic genus Archaeperidinium Jörgensen. European Journal of Phycology 46, 98-112.


Amo, M., Suzuki, N., Kawamura, H., Yamaguchi, A., Takano, Y. and Horiguchi, T. (2010): Sterol composition of dinoflagellates: Different abundance and composition in heterotrophic species and resting cysts. Geochemical Journal 44, 225-231.


Kameyama, S., Tsunogai, U., Nakagawa, F., Sasakawa, M., Komatsu, D.D., Ijiri, A., Yamaguchi, J., Horiguchi, T., Kawamura, H., Yamaguchi, A. and Tsuda, A. (2009): Enrichment of alkenes within a phytoplankton bloom during an in situ iron enrichment experiment in the western subarctic Pacific. Marina Chemistry 115, 92-101.


Yamaguchi, A and Horiguchi, T. (2008): Culture of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate Protoperidinium crassipes (Dinophyceae) with non-cellular food items. Journal of Phycology 44, 1090-1092.

Otsuka, S., Otani, M., Soh, H.Y., Kim, M., Lee, W., Huang, C., Kimmerer, W.J., Shimono, T., Hanyuda, T., Kawai, H., Ueda, T. and Yamaguchi, A. (2008): Relationships between presence or absence of non-indigenous copepods and ballast water at some international ports in Japan (in Japanese). Bulletin of the plankton society of Japan 55, 115-126.


Yamaguchi, A., Kawamura, H. and Horiguchi, T. (2007): The phylogenetic position of an unusual Protoperidinium species, P. bipes (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae) based on small and large subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences. Phycologia 46, 270-276.


Yamaguchi, A., Kawamura, H. and Horiguchi, T. (2006): A further phylogenetic study of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate genus, Protoperidinium (Dinophyceae) based on SSU and LSU ribosomal RNA gene sequences. Phycological Research 54, 317-329.


Yamaguchi, A. and Horiguchi, T. (2005): Molecular phylogenetic study of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate genus Protoperidinium (Dinophyceae) inferred from small subunit rRNA gene sequences. Phycological Research 53, 30-42.