Peer reviewed paper

*: papers in Japanese


Kitada S, Nakajima K, Hamasaki K (2017) Population panmixia and demographic expansion of a highly piscivorous marine fish, Scomberomorus niphonius. Jornal of Fish Biology (in press).

Hamasaki K, Fujikawa S, Sanda T, Tsuru T, Kitada S. (2017) Distributions of land hermit crabs (Decapoda: Coenobitidae) on the coast of the tidal lagoon, Nagura Amparu, on Ishigakijima Island, Japan. Biogeography, accepted.

Kitada S, Nakamichi R, Kishino H. 2017. The empirical Bayes estimators of fine-scale population structure in high gene flow species. Molecular Ecology Resources, DOI 10.1111/1755-0998.12663.[OPEN ACCESS]

Kitada S, Yoshikai R, Fujita T, Hamasaki K, Nakamichi R, Kishino H. 2017. Population structure and persistence of Pacific herring following the Great Tohoku earthquake.Conservation Genetics 18, 423-437. [OPEN ACCESS] [Biomedical Advances]  

*Fujita T, Kitada S, Harada Y, Ishida Y, Sano S, Ohba S, Sugaya T, Hamasaki K, Kishino H. 2017. Population Structure and Demographic History of Pacific herring Clupea pallasii around Japan inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 83,163-173.

Hamasaki K, Fujikawa S, Iizuka C, Sanda T, Tsuru T, Imai H, Kitada S. 2017. Recruitment to adult habitats in terrestrial hermit crabs on the coast of Ishigakijima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. Invertebrate Biology, Accepted.

Hamasaki K, Iizuka C, Sand T. Imai H, Kitada S. 2017. Phylogeny and phylogeography of the land hermit crab Coenobita purpureus (Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobitidae) in the Northwestern Pacific Region. Marine Ecology 38, e12369.

Hamasaki K, Tsuru T, Sanda T, Fujiakwa S, Dan S, Kitada S. 2017. Ontogenetic change of body color patterns in laboratory-raised juveniles of six terrestrial hermit crab species. Zootaxa 4226 (4), 521–545.


*Fujikawa S, Hamasaki1 K, Sanda T, Ishiyama N, Tsuru T, Dan S, Kitada S. 2017. Distributional characteristics of terrestrial hermit crabs along the coasts of Ishigakijima Island and Iriomotejima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan 71, 25–38.


Miyakoshi Y, Kitada S. 2016. Overdispersion in the estimation of salmon escapements by mark-recapture surveys and its related factors. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145: 269–276.

Hamasaki K, Matsuda T, Takano K, Sugizaki M, Murakami Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2016.Thermal adaptations of embryos of six terrestrial hermit crab species. Aquatic Biology 25, 83-96.


Hamasaki K, Hatta S, Ishikawa T, Yamashita S, Dan S, Kitada S. 2015. Emigration behaviour and moulting during the sea-to-land transition of terrestrial hermit crabs under laboratory conditions. Invertebrate Biology 134, 318–331.

Hamasaki K, Iizuka C, Ojima A, Sugizaki M, Sugimoto A, Dan S, Kitada S. 2015. Genetic diversity and demographic history of the terrestrial hermit crabs Birgus latro and Coenobita brevimanus in the north-western Pacific region. Journal of Crustacean Biology 35(6), 793-803.

Hamasaki K, Ishiyama N, Kitada S. 2015. Settlement behavior and substrate preference of the coconut crab Birgus latro megalopae on natural substrata in the laboratory. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 468, 21-28.

Hamasaki K, Ogiso Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2015. Survival, development, and growth of larvae of the coconut crab, Birgus latro, cultured under different photoperiod conditions. Aquaculture Research 1-15. doi:10.1111/are.12699.

Kato S, Hamasaki K, Murakami Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2015. Larval development of the land hermit crab Coenobita violascens Heller, 1862 (Decapoda, Anomura, Coenobitidae) described from laboratory-reared material. Zootaxa 3915 (2), 233–249.

Hamasaki K, Kato S, Murakami Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2015. Larval growth, development and duration in terrestrial hermit crabs. Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms (1), 93–107.


Kitada S. 2014. Japanese chum salmon stock enhancement: Current perspective and future challenges. Fishery Science 80: 237–249.[OPEN ACCESS]

*Kitada S. 2014. Inferring impacts of stock enhancement programs by genetic marking: present status and practical consideration. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 80 (6): 890-899.

Nakajima K. Kitada S, Habara Y, Sano S, Yokoyama E, Sugaya T, Iwamoto A, Kishino H, Hamasaki K 2014. Genetic effects of marine stock enhancement: a case study based on the highly piscivorous Japanese Spanish mackerel. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71:301–314. [OPEN ACCESS]

Hamasaki K, Ishiyama N, Yamashita S, Kitada S. 2014. Survival and growth of juveniles of the coconut crab Birgus latro under laboratory conditions: implications for mass .production of juveniles. Journal of Crustacean Biology 34 (3): 309-318.

Hamasaki K, Kato S, Hatta S, Murakami Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2014. Larval development and emigration behaviour during sea-to-land transition of the land hermit crab Coenobita brevimanus Dana, 1852 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobitidae) under laboratory conditions. Journal of Natural History 48 (17-18):, 1061-1084.


Kitada S, Fujikake C, Asakura Y, Yuki H, Nakajima K, Vargas K, Kawashima S, Hamasaki K, Kishino H. 2013. Molecular and morphological evidence of hybridization between native Ruditapes philippinarum and the introduced Ruditapes form in Japan. Conservation Genetics 14: 717–733. [OPEN ACCESS]

Nakajima K, Kitada S, Yamazaki H, Takemori H, Obata Y, Iwamoto A, Hamasaki K. 2013. Ecological interactions between hatchery and wild fish: A case study based on the highly piscivorous Japanese Spanish mackerel. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 3: 231–243. [OPEN ACCESS]

Miyakoshi Y, Nagata M, Kitada S, Kaeriyama M. 2013. Current hatchery programs and management of chum salmon in Hokkaido, northern Japan. Reviews in Fisheries Science 21 (3-4): 469-479.

Hamasaki K, Ishibashi Y, Kitada S. 2013. Reproduction of an alien Ruditapes clam (Bivalvia: Veneridae) on recreational clam-gathering grounds in Tokyo Bay, Japan. Molluscan Research 34 (1): 54-61.

Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2013. Catch fluctuation of Kuruma prawn Penaeus japonicus in Japan relative to ocean climate variability and a stock enhancement programme. Reviews in Fisheries Science 21 (3-4): 454-468.

Hamasaki K, Yamashita S, Ishiyama N, Kitada S. 2013. Effects of water availability and migration timing from sea to land on survival and moulting in megalopae and juveniles of the coconut crab Birgus latro: Implications for mass production of juveniles. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 627–632.

Hamasaki K, Sugimoto A, Sugizaki M, Murakami Y, Kitada S. 2013. Ontogeny of sinking velocity, body density, and phototactic behaviour in larvae of the coconut crab Birgus latro: Implications for larval dispersal and recruitment in the sea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 442: 58–65.

*Chow S, Yamamoto T, Watanabe K, Fujinami Y, Kitada S et al. 2013. Locality difference in the frequency of asymmetric shell marking type of the Manila clam Ruditapes phillipinarum. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 79: 190–197.


Dan S, Hamasaki K, Yamashita T, Oka M, Kitada S. 2012. Age-based life cycle traits of the broadclub cuttlefish Sepia latimanus confirmed through release-recapture experiments. Aquatic Biology 17: 181–195.

Ogawa CY, Hamasaki K, Dan S, Obata Y, Kitada S. 2012. Species composition, reproduction and body size of mud crabs Scylla spp. caught in Urado Bay, Japan. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32: 762–768.

*Fujiwara K, Matsuo M, Usuki T, Nemoto M, Takeoka S, Tanaka M,. Kitada S. 2012. Stocking effectiveness of nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis in Lake Biwa. Fishery Science 78: 421–428.

*Shishidou H, Takimoto A, Obata Y, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2012. Stock assessment and release strategy of red sea bream Pagrus major in Kagoshima Bay, Japan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 78: 161–170.


Kitada S, Kishino H, Hamasaki K. 2011. Bias and significance of relative reproductive success estimates based on steelhead data: A Bayesian meta-analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68:1827–1835.[OPEN ACCESS]

Hamasaki K, Sugizaki M, Sugimoto A, Murakami Y, Kitada S. 2011. Emigration behaviour during sea-to-land transition of the coconut crab Birgus latro: effects of gastropod shells, substrata, shelters and humidity. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 403: 81–89.

Dan S, Hamasaki K, Yamashita T, Oka M, Kitada S. 2011. Relative growth of the broadclub cuttlefish, Sepia latimanus: Implications for biomass reconstruction, sex discrimination, and age class identification from the cuttlebone. Molluscan Research 31(3): 176–182.

Ogawa CY, Dan S, Kitada S, Hamasaki K. 2011. Fishery biology of mud crabs Scylla spp. at Iriomote Island, Japan: species composition, catch, growth and size at sexual maturity. Fisheries Science 77: 915–927.

* Fujiwara K, Usuki T, Nemoto M, Matsuo M, Takeoka S, Tanaka M, Nakaarai T, Kitada S. 2011. Growth and expansion of habitat of released nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis juveniles in Lake Biwa, and effective release strategies to the offing. Fishery Science 77: 1051–1064.

*Fujiwara K, Kitada S. 2011. Aggregate factors in larval nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis around shorelines of well-developed reed zone of Lake Biwa. Fishery Science 77: 853–861.

* Fujiwara K, Usuki T, Nemoto M, Matsuo M, Takeoka S, Tanaka M, Kitada S. 2011. The importance of reed zone as a release region for larval and/or juvenile nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis in Lake Biwa, and problems for the stock enhancement. Fishery Science 77: 822–833.

* Fujiwara K, Usuki T, Nemoto M, Kitada S. 2011. Early life ecology of nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis in reed zone of Lake Biwa and physiological adaptation to the environment. Fishery Science 77: 387–401.


*Fujiwara K, Kitada S. 2010. Changes in swimming speed of larval and juvenile nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis accompanying growth and exercise training in running water. Fishery Science 76: 1025–1034.

* Fujiwara K, Usuki T, Nemoto M, Kitada S. 2010. Multiple marking of alizarin complexone for the otolith of nigorobuna Carassius auratus grandoculis and estimation of individual size-at-release. Fishery Science 76: 637–645.

Hamasaki K, Shishidou H, Toriya S, Sugaya T, Kitada S. 2010. Genetic impacts of hatchery fish on wild populations in red sea bream Pagrus major (Perciformes, Sparidae) inferred from partial sequence of the control region in mitochondrial DNA. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 2123–2136.

Vargas K, Hamasaki K, Asakura Y, Ikeda M, Tsuchiya K, Taniguchi N, Kitada S. 2010. Genetic diversity and differentiation in allozyme and shell sculpture of the clams Ruditapes spp. in natural populations of Japan and China. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 40: 37–46

Hamasaki K, Obata Y, Dan S, Kitada S. 2010. A review of seed production and stock enhancement for commercially important portunid crabs in Japan. Aquaculture International 19: 217–235.

Sugizaki M, Hamasaki K, Dan S, Kitada S. 2010. Growth and morphogenesis of larvae reared at different temperatures, and mass culture of larvae in the coconut crab Birgus latro (Decapod, Coenobitidae), Aquaculture Science 58: 135–142.

*Yokoyama Y, Koshino Y, Mityamoto K, Kudo H, Kitada S, Kaeriyama M. 2010. Estimating spawning escapement of pink salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha using the area-under-the-curve in the Rusha River of the Shiretoko Peninsula, Hokkaido Island. Fishery Science 76: 383–391.

Nakajima K, Hamasaki K, Tsuchida S, Kado R, Kitada S. 2010. First zoeal stage of the hydrothermal vent crab Gandalfus yunohana (Decapoda: Brachyura: Bythograeidae). Crustaceana 83(5): 525–537.

Hamasaki K, Nakajima K, Tsuchida S, Kado R, Kitada S. 2010. Number and duration of zoeal stages of the hydrothermal vent crab Gandalfus yunohana (TAKEDA, HASHIMOTO, AND OHTA, 2000) from laboratory reared specimens. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30(2): 235–240.


Miyakoshi Y, Sasaki Y, Fujiwara M, Tanaka K, Matsueda N, Irvine J R, Kitada S. 2009. Implications of recreational fishing on juvenile masu salmon stocked in a Hokkaido river. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29: 33–39
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Kitada S, Shishidou H, Sugaya T, Kitakado T, Hamasaki K, Kishino H. 2009. Genetic effects of the long-term stock enhancement programs. Aquaculture 290: 9–79.

Hamasaki K, Sugizaki M, Dan S, Kitada S. 2009. Effect of temperature on survival and developmental period of coconut crab (Birgus latro)larvae reared in the laboratory. Aquaculture 292: 259–263.

*Kitada S, Kitakado T, Kishino H. 2008. Empirical Bayes estimation of genetic differentiation among populations. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science, 38: 41–50.

Vargas K, Asakura Y, Ikeda M, Taniguchi N, Obata Y, Hamasaki K, Tsuchiya K, Kitada S. 2008. Allozyme variation of the littleneck clam Ruditapes philippinarum and genetic mixture analysis of foreign clams in Ariake and Shiranui Seas, Kyushu Island, Japan. Fisheries Science 74: 533–543.

Sugaya T, Sato M, Yokoyama E, Nemoto Y, Fujita T, Okouchi H, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2008. Population genetic structure and variability of Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii, in the stocking area along the Pacific coast of northern Japan. Fisheries Science 74: 579–588.

*Shishidou H, Kitada S, Sakamoto T, Hamasaki K. 2008. Genetic variability of wild and hatchery-reared red sea bream in Kagoshima Bay, Japan, evaluated by using microsatellite DNA analysis. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 74: 183–188.

*Obata Y, Yamazaki H, Iwamoto A, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2008. Augmentation effect of juvenile released of Japanese Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus niphonius, estimated from biomass of the bait. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 74: 796–801.

*Dan S, Hamasaki K, Yamashita T, Oka M, Kitada S. 2008. Evaluation of the stocking efficiency of giant cuttlefish Sepia latimanus hatchlings through marking experiments. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 74: 615–624.

Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2008a. The enhancement of abalone stocks: lessons from Japanese case studies. Fish and Fisheries 9: 243–260.

Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2008b. Potential of stockenhancement for decapod crustaceans. Reviews in Fisheries Science16: 164–174.

Obata Y, Yamazaki H, Iwamoto A, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2008. Evaluation of stocking effectiveness of the Japanese Spanish mackerel in the eastern Seto Inland Sea, Japan. Reviews in Fisheries Science16: 235–242.


Kitada S, Kitakado T, Kishino H. 2007. Empirical Bayes inference of pairwise FST and its distribution in the genome. Genetics 177: 861–873. [OPEN ACCESS]

*Kitada S, Kitakado T, Kishino H. 2007. Sampling survey and statistical genetics in fishery resource management and conservation. Japanese Journal of Biometrics 28: 35–5

*Shishidou H, Kitada S. 2007. Contribution of hatchery-reared red sea bream Pagrus major to the commercial landings in Kagoshima Bay, Japan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 73: 270–277.

*Yamazaki H, Takemori H, Iwamoto A, Okumura S, Fujimoto H, Yamamoto Y, Obata Y, Kusaka K, itada S. 2007. Stocking effectiveness of Japanese Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus niphonius in the eastern Seto Inland Sea, Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 73: 210–219.

*Obata Y, Iwamoto A, Takemori H, Yamazaki H, Okumura S, Fujimoto H, Yamamoto Y, Kitada S. 2007. A comparison of survival rates until recruitment for hatchery-released Japanese Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus niphonius with different sizes at release. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 73: 55–61.

*Obata Y, Takimoto A, Iwamoto A, Kitada S. 2007. A simulation model for enhancement and management strategies of fisheries resources: A case study of Japanese Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus niphonius in the eastern Seto Inland Sea. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 73: 43–50.


Kitada S, Kishino H. 2006. Lessons learned from Japanese finfish stock enhancement programss. Fisheries Research 80: 101–112.

Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2006. A review of Kuruma prawn Penaeus japonicus stock enhancement programs in Japan. Fisheries Research 80: 80–90.

Yamaguchi T, Ito S, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2006. Stcking effectiveness of hatchery-released Kuruma prawn estimated by a two-stage sampling of commercial catch in Ariake Sound, Japan. Fisheries Science 72: 233–238.

*Fujita T, Nishiwaki M, Nihira A, Yamada H, Sugaya T, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2006. Genetic variability of wild and hatchery-reared Japanese flounder Paralichthys olibaceus in the Sea of Kashima Nada, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan, evaluated by using microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Fish Genetics and Breeding Science 36: 33–38.

Kitakado T, Kitada S, Obata Y, Kishino H. 2006. Simultaneous estimation of mixing rates and genetic drift under a successive sampling of genetic markers with application to mud crab (Scylla paramamosain) in Japan. Genetics 173: 2063–2072.[OPEN ACCESS]

Kitakado, T., S. Kitada, H. Kishino and H. J. Skaug 2006. An integrated-likelihood method for estimating genetic differentiation between populations. Genetics 2006 173, 2073–2082.[OPEN ACCESS]

Obata Y, Imai H, Kitakado T, Hamasaki K, Kitada S. 2006. The contribution of stocked mud crabs Scylla paramamosain to commercial catches, estimated using a genetic stock identification technique in Japan. Fisheries Research 80: 113–121

Yokoyama E, Sakamoto T, Sugaya T, Kitada S. 2006. Six polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Japanese Spanish mackerel, Scomberomorus niphonius. Molecular Ecology Note 6: 323–324.

Hamasaki K, Fukunaga K, Kitada S. 2005. Batch fecundity of the swimming crab Portunus trituberculatus. Aquaculture 253: 359–365.


Kitada S, Kishino H. 2004. Simultaneous detection of linkage disequilibrium and genetic diffrentiation of subdivided populations. Genetics 167: 2003–2013. [OPEN ACCESS]

Miyakoshi Y, Koyama T, Aoyama T, Sakakibara S, Kitada S. 2004. Estimates of numbers of masu salmon caught by recreational fishermen in the coastal area off Iburi, Hokkaido, Japan. Fisheries Science 70: 87–93
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Shirakihara K, Kitada S. 2004. Estimating migration rates from two tag-release/one recovery experiments. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 61: 821–828.

Kitada S, Tezuka K. 2002. Longitudinal logbook survey designs for estimating recreational fishery catch with application to ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis). Fishery Bulletin 100: 228–243.

Miyakoshi Y, Nagata M, Shimoda K, Sugiwaka K, Kitada S. 2002. Assessment of stocking effectiveness of hatchery-reared age-0 and age-1 masu salmon smalts through a fish market survey in Hokkaido. Fisheries Science 68 (Supplement I): 908–911.

*Ando D, Miyakoshi Y, Takeuchi K, Nagata M, Sato T, Yanai S, Kitada S. 2002. Estimates of number of juvenile masu salmon Oncorhynchus masoucaught by recreational anglers in an urban stream. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 68: 52–60.

Miyakoshi Y, Nagata M, Kitada S. 2001. Effect of smolt size on post-release survival of hatchery-reared masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou. Fisheries Science 67: 134–137.

Miyakoshi Y, Nagata M, Takeuchi K, Sugiwaka K, Kitada S. 2001a. Commercial harvest of hatchery-reared masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou smolts estimated by a coast-wide sampling program in Hokkaido, northern Japan, and the two-stage sampling schemes of landings. Fisheries Science 67, 126–133.

Miyakoshi Y, Nagata M, Takeuchi K, Sugiwaka K, Kitada S. 2001b. Effectiveness of stocking masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou fry as a mean of increasing commercial catches. Fisheries Science 67: 1184–1186.
*Kitada S, Sekiya S, Yokota M. 2001. An evaluation of the Petersen method through experiments in a rearing tank. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 67: 203–208.

Nozaki T, Kagawa Y, Ishida N, Kitada S, Miura M, Nawata J, Ohno I, Watanabe J, Shirato K. 2001. Interaction between sarcomere and mitochondrial length in normoxic and hypoxic rat ventricular papillary muscles. Cardiovascular Pathology 10: 125–132.

*Natsume M, Kitada S, Kunihiro Y, Kinoshita T. 2001. Estimates of population size of Kichiji Rockfish Sebastolobus macrochir from tag recoveries in southern Okhotsk Sea. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 67: 821–828.


Kitada S, Hayashi T, Kishino H. 2000. Empirical Bayes procedure for estimating genetic distance between populations and effective population size. Genetics156: 2063–2079.[OPEN ACCESS]

*Kitada S. 1999. A review of sampling techniques in fisheries science. Japanese Journal of Biometrics 20 (1): 1–29.

Slistiono, Yokota M, Kitada S, Watanabe S. 1999. Age and growth of Japanese whiting Sillago japonica in Tateyama Bay. Fisheries Science 65: 117–122.

*IwamotoA, Okouchi H, Tsuzaki T, Fukunaga T, Kitada S.1998. Stocking effectiveness of flounder Paralichthys olivaceus in Miyako Bay evaluated by a fish market census. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 64: 830–840.

*Okouchi H, Kitada S, Iwamoto A. 1998. A method for estimating age composition of released fish using information from tag recoveries, Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 64, 462–468.

*Yokota M, Kitada S, Udono K, Watanabe S. 1998. Catch prediction of fire squid in Toyama Bay from enviromental factors. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 64: 975–978.

*Yoneyama Y, Tsukamoto K, Kitada S. 1998. Rate of entrainment of the juvenile Masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou). Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 64: 398–405.

*Kitada S, Fujishima H. 1997. The stocking effectiveness of scallop in Hokkaido. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 63: 686–693.
*Kitada S. 1997. Examination on statistical models for estimating the mortality rate of released seeds from sighting survey data. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 63: 681–685
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*Takaba M, Kitada S, Nakano H, Morioka T. 1995. Survival, feeding activity and liver constituents of red sea bream released into the Seto Inland Sea of Japan with special reference to the fish quality. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 61: 574–579
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*Hiramatsu K, Akamine T, Kitada S. 1995. Effectiveness of partial likelihood on estimating fish mortality rates from taf recoveries and the stock composition in the mixed population based on genetic data. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 61: 387–388
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*Kishino H, Kitada S, Hiramatsu K. 1994. Sampling scheme for the estimation of the stock composition in the mixed population based on genetic data. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 60: 359–364.


Kitada S, Hiramatsu K, Kishino H.1994. Estimating mortality rates from tag recoveries: incorporating over-dispersion, correlation and changepoints. ICES Journal of Marine Science 51: 241–251.

*Okouchi H, Kitada S, Morioka T, Imamura S. 1994. A comparison of the quality of hatchery-reared red sea bream Pagrus major based on mortality rates estimated from tag recoveries. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 60: 229–233.

*Kitada S, Okouchi H. 1994.A simulation model for starategies of hatchery releases with application to red sea bream. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 60: 235–240
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*Kitada S, Matsumiya Y. 1994. Influence of data cumulation on correlation applied in sea ranching programs. Bulletin of Department of Bioresources. Mie University 12: 183–186
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Hiramatsu K, Matsumiya Y, Kitada S. 1994. Introduction of suitable stock-recruitment relationship by a comparison of statistical models. Fisheries Science, 60(4), 411–414.

Yamakawa T, Matsumiya Y, Kitada S. 1994. Comparison of statistical models for expanded DeLuly's method. Fisheries Science 60: 405–409.

Shiota K, Kitada S. 1994. Life history of swimming crab in Hiuchi Nada, Seto Inland Sea estimated from marking experiments. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 58: 2297–2302.

*Kitada S, Kishino H.1993.Evaluation of the quality of hatchery-reared fish based on mortality rates estimated from tag recoveries. Proceedings of Institute of Statistical Mathematics 41(2): 183–195.

*Kitada S, Hiramatsu K, Kishino H. 1993a. Estimation of fish mortality rates from tag recoveries using partial likelihood. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59: 609–613
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*Kitada S, Hiramatsu K, Kishino H. 1993b. Estimation of fish mortality rates with a change point from tag recoveries. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59: 263–267.

*Kitada S, Kishino H, Taga Y. 1993. Estimates of stocking effectiveness evaluated by a two-stage sampling survey of commercial landings. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59 : 67–73.

*Kitada S, Kishino H, Hiramatsu K. 1993. Testing the difference of quality of hatchery-reared fingerlings by mortality rates estimated simultaneously from tag recoveries of two groups. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59: 269–272.

*Kitada S. 1993. Methods for estimating the total catch of marine recreational fishery by sample survey of party boats. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 59: 75–78.

*Kitada S, Kishino H, Hiramatsu K. 1992. Estimation of mortality rates from tag recoveries by survey sampling. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 58: 1399–1403.

Kitada S, Taga Y, Kishino H. 1992. Effectiveness of a stock enhancement program evaluated by a two- stage sampling survey of commercial landings. Canadian Journal of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences 49: 1573–1582.

Hiramatsu K, Kitada S. 1991. Model selection of single release tagging studies: The effect of natural mortality.Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 57: 977.

Kitada S , Shiota K. 1990. Estimation of mortality rates of Swimming crab (Portunus trituberculatus MEIRS) from recoveries of marked females. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi, 56: 1449–1453.

*Kitada S, Hirano K. 1987. Estimation of mortality rates from grouped tag recoveries.Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 53: 1765–1770.


Books

*Kitada S., M. Kaeriyama, K. Hamasaki and N. Taniguchi (2008, Eds.) Enhancement and conservation of fishery resources. Seizando Publisher, Tokyo, 234pp.

*Yamada, S. and S. Kitada (2005) An introduction to biostatistics. Seizando Publisher, Tokyo, 263pp.

K. M. Leber, S. Kitada, T. Svasand, and H. L. Blankenship (2004, Eds.)  Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching 2nd Edition, -developments, pitfalls and opportunities, Blackwell Science, Oxford, 562 p.

*Kitada, S., Jimbo, M., S. Tanaka, M. Miyagawa and T. Miwa (2002) Data sampling (Ed. M. Jinbo). Kyoritsu Publisher, Tokyo, 228pp.

*Kitada, S. (2001) Stock enhancement assessment with Japan examples. Kyoritsu Publisher, Tokyo, 352pp.