Mr. Yusuke Hibino


Graduate student of doctoral course
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2)

Doctoral thesis: Taxonomic Revision of Worm Eels (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae: Myrophinae) in the Indo-Pacific Oceans
Interested research field: Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Biogeography
Current work: Taxonomy of eels (Order Anguilliformes), especially in snake eels (Family Ophichthidae)

Representative publication in English:
McCosker, J. E. and Hibino, Y. 2015. A review of the finless snake eels of the genus Apterichtus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with the description of five new species. Zootaxa, 3941: 49-78.

Hibino, Y., Shibata, J. and Kimura, S. 2014. Description of a new snake eel, Apterichtus hatookai sp. nov. (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), from the Pacific coast of Japan. Ichthyological Research, DOI 10.1007/s10228-014-0398-7.

Hibino, Y., Kai, Y. and Kimura, S. 2013. Scolecenchelys fuscogularis (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae, Myrophinae), a new worm eel from Japan. Ichthyological Research, 60: 43-47.

Hibino, Y., Kimura, S., Hoshino, K., Hatooka, K. and McCosker, J. E. 2012. Validity of Scolecenchelys aoki, with a redescription of Scolecenchelys gymnota (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae). Ichthyological Research, 59: 179-188.

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