Makoto Okamoto

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Makoto Okamoto

  • Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, 1551-8 Taira-machi, Nagasaki 851-2213, Japan
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  • Okamoto, M. & Ida, H. 2002. Acropoma argentistigma, a new species from the Andaman Sea, off southern Thailand (Perciformes: Acropomatidae). Ichthyological Research, 49 (3): 281-285. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Okamoto, M. & Fukui, A. 2011. Redescription of a rare deepwater cardinalfish, Epigonus ctenolepis Mochizuki and Shirakihara 1983, and comparison with related species (Perciformes: Epigonidae). Ichthyological Research, 58, 388–392. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Moore, G.I., Hutchins, J.B. & Okamoto, M. 2012. A new species of the deepwater clingfish genus Kopua (Gobiesociformes: Gobiesocidae) from the East China Sea - an example of antitropicality? Zootaxa, 3380: 34-38. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. 2012. Two new species of the genus Epigonus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) from the South Pacific, with a definition of the Epigonus constanciae group. Ichthyological Research, 59: 242–254. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Motomura, H. 2012. Epigonus exodon, a new species of deepwater cardinalfish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Epigonidae) from Réunion, western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa, 3453: 84-88. Abstract Zitatseite 
  • Nielsen, J.G., Okamoto, M. & Schwarzhans, W. 2013. A new species of Timorichthys (Ophidiiformes: Bythitidae) from the East China Sea. Ichthyological Research, 60 (3): [1-4] 237-240. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Motomura, H. 2013. Two new species of deepwater cardinalfish from the Indo-Pacific, with a definition of the Epigonus pandionis group (Perciformes: Epigonidae). Ichthyological Research, 60: 301–311. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Todate, M. 2014. Record of a deepwater clingfish, Kopua japonica (Gobiesociformes: Gobiesocidae) from off Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, with notes on rearing in an aquarium. Bulletin of the biogeographical Society of Japan, 69: 179–184. Zitatseite 


  • Iwamoto, T. & Okamoto, M. 2015. A New Grenadier Fish of the Genus Lucigadus (Macrouridae, Gadiformes, Teleostei) from the Emperor Seamounts, Northwestern Pacific. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 4), 62 (Part 2, No. 13): 369–380. PDF Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. 2015. Epigonus draco, a New Species of Deepwater Cardinalfish (Perciformes: Epigonidae) from the Western Pacific. Species Diversity, 20: 121–127. doi: 10.12782/sd.20.2.121 Zitatseite 
  • McCosker, J.E. & Okamoto, M. 2016. Chauligenion camelopardalis, a New Genus and Species of Deepwater Snake Eel (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from the East China Sea. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Ser. 4) 63 (9): 321-328. Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. 2016. Epigonidae. Pp. 74–77 in: Matsuura, K. & Hoshino, K. (Eds.): Fishes Collected from the Western South Indian Ocean. Marine Fisheries Research and Development Center, Fisheries Research Agency, Yokohama. Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Nakayama, N. 2016. First records of the luminous deepwater cardinalfish (Perciformes: Epigonidae), Epigonus macrops (Brauer, 1906), from the southeastern Atlantic and Timor Sea. Species Diversity, 21: 79–83. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Golani, D. 2017. Three new species of the genus Acropoma (Perciformes: Acropomatidae) from the Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Research, [1-14]. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Motomura, H. 2017. First Japanese record of the anthiine fish Plectranthias xanthomaculatus from west of the Amami Islands, East China Sea. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan, 71: 47-52. Zitatseite 
  • Campbell, M.A., Sado, T., Shinzato, C., Koyanagi, R., Okamoto, M. & Miya, M. 2018. Multilocus phylogenetic analysis of the first molecular data from the rare and monotypic Amarsipidae places the family within the Pelagia and highlights limitations of existing data sets in resolving pelagian interrelationships. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 124: 172-180. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Fujiwara, K., Okamoto, M. & Motomura, H. 2018. Review of the clingfish genus Kopua (Gobiesocidae: Trachelochisminae) in Japan, with description of a new species. Ichthyological Research, 65 (4): 433-453. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Gon, O. 2018. A review of the deepwater cardinalfish genus Epigonus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) of the Western Indian Ocean, with description of two new species. Zootaxa, 4382 (2): 261–291. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M. & Motomura, H. 2018. Navigobius asayake, a new species of ptereleotrine goby (Gobioidei: Microdesmidae) from Kagoshima, southern Japan. Zootaxa, 4526 (3): 373-380. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Okamoto, M., Williams, J.T., Carpenter, K.E., Santos, M.D. & Kimura, S. 2019. Description of a new species of the genus Acropoma (Acropomatidae) from the Arafura Sea with a redescription of Acropoma leobergi Prokofiev 2018 and the first record of Acropoma boholensis Yamanoue and Matsuura 2002 from the South China Sea. Ichthyological Research, [1-11]. Published online 05 June 2019. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Okamoto, M., Randall, J.E. & Motomura, H. 2021. Acropoma musorstom, a new lanternbelly (Acropomatidae) from the South Pacific and the first record of Acropoma splendens from the Andaman Sea off southwestern Thailand. Ichthyological Research, 68: 517-528. (doi) Zitatseite