Spawning of Acropora tenuis, the most abundant coral in Okinawa
27 Sep 2016
Spawning of Acropora tenuis, the most abundant coral in Okinawa
Type: Photo
12 Sep 2016
On Saturday, August 27, Jun Inoue, a researcher in the Marine Genomics Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) received the Young Scientist Initiative Award...
Type: News Article
17 Aug 2016
Coral reefs are delicate ecosystems, which are endangered by climate change and human activities. The restoration of these underwater environments is typically carried out by transplanting corals...
Type: News Article
9 Aug 2016
Mozuku is a unique Okinawan seaweed. Scientifically known as Cladosiphon okamuranus, this alga is popular in Japanese cuisine, and it has been farmed for more than 35 years. The cultivation of this...
Type: Press release
Vinegar mozuku
2 Aug 2016
Type: Photo
23 Jun 2016
Coral cannot survive on its own for long. It needs to create a ...
Type: News Article
19 May 2016
The University Museum of the University of Tokyo is diplaying two specimens that OIST members contributed as part of the exhibition “Chi no Kairou” or “Hall of Inspiration” . One is the pearl oyster...
Type: Photo
10 Dec 2015
A team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), led by Group Leader Chuya Shinzato in Professor Noriyuki Satoh’s Marine Genomics Unit, has analyzed the genome...
Type: Press release
10 Dec 2015
Full moon nights in summer are very special for corals. At 10 p.m., when water is around 24°C (75°F), Acropora digitifera corals in the southernmost part of Japan start to release their eggs and...
Type: Video
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