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Yusuke FUKE M.Sc.

Laboratory of Animal Ecology, Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Doctoral course (D4) / JSPS Research Fellow (DC1)

Address:Kitashirakawa-oiwakecho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8502 Japan





Biogeography, genetic structure, molecular phylogeny, ichthyology, crustacean, invasive species, Inle Lake (Myanmar)

My Research

  • Formation of fish fauna and adaptive evolution in the ancient lake of Myanmar
  • Biogeography and genetic structure of freshwater shrimps in Japan

  • Publication

    Original Article
    1. Sawada N*, Fuke Y. 2022.
      Diversification in the ancient lake: integrative taxonomy reveals overlooked species diversity of Japanese freshwater snail genus Semisulcospira (Mollusca: Semisulcospiridae)
      Contributions to Zoology (in press)
    2. Fuke Y*, Kano Y, Tun S, Yun LKC, Win SS, Watanabe K*. 2022.
      Cryptic genetic divergence of the red dwarf rasbora, Microrasbora rubescens, in and around Inle Lake: implications for the origin of endemicity in the ancient lake in Myanmar
      Journal of Fish Biology (in press)
    3. Onuki K*, Fuke Y* (Equal contribution). 2022.
      Rediscovery of a native freshwater shrimp, Neocaridina denticulata, and expansion of an invasive species in and around Lake Biwa, Japan: Genetic and morphological approach
      Conservation Genetics 23: 967–980 PDF
    4. Kano Y, Fuke Y, Musikasinthorn P, Iwata A, Soe TM, Tun S, Yun LKC, Win SS, Matsui S, Tabata R, Watanabe K*. 2022.
      Fish diversity of a spring field in Hopong Town, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Myanmar (the Salween River Basin), with genetic comparisons to some “species endemic to Inle Lake”
      Biodiversity Data Journal 10: e80101
    5. Fuke Y, Sasazuka M. 2021.
      First record of Macrobrachium grandimanus (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae) from Guam, Micronesia.
      Check List 17: 759–763
    6. Fuke Y., Satoh TP, Kano Y, Watanabe K. 2021.
      Annandale’s collection of freshwater fishes from Inle Lake, Myanmar, housed in the Kyoto University Museum.
      Ichthyological Research 68: 556–560 PDF
    7. Fuke Y. 2019.
      Hebius pryeri (Pryer’s keelback snake). Predation.
      Herpetological Review 50(2): 392–393 PDF
    8. Fuke Y, Imai H. 2018.
      First Japanese record of Macrobrachium ustulatum (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) from Okinawa-jima Island, Japan.
      Fauna Ryukyuana 44: 7–15 PDF
    9. Fuke Y. 2018.
      Sinomicrurus japonicus boettgeri (Hai coral snake). Defensive behavior.
      Herpetological Review 49(2): 354–355 PDF
  • Fuke Y.2015. A photographic guide to the reptiles and amphibians in the Ryukyus -Okinawa Islands ver- (Kindle). Self‐publishing, 56 pp. [in Japanese]

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