Prof. Dr. Takaomi Arai



Educational Qualifications: Bachelor (Tokyo), MSc (Tokyo), PhD (Tokyo)

Research Interests

  • Eel Biology and Ecology
  • Ecology and Evolution of Fish Migration
  • Biology, Ecology and Habitat Use of Aquatic Organisms in Tropical Ecosystem
  • Bioaccumulation and Ecotoxicology of Hazardous Chemicals in Environment
  • Environmental Science and Pollution


  • SB-2402 Discovering Science
  • SB-4314 Biotechnology
  • CU-0304 Sciences for University Study


  • Arai, T. (2016) Biology and Ecology of Anguillid Eels. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Arai, T., Abdul Kadir, S.R. & Chino N (2016) Year-round spawning by a tropical catadromous eel Anguilla bicolor bicolor. Marine Biology 163: 2, 1-7
  • Arai, T. (2015) Diversity and conservation of coral reef fishes in the Malaysian South China Sea. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 25: 85-101
  • Arai, T. (2014) Salmon migration patterns revealed the temporal and spatial fluctuations of the radiocesium levels in terrestrial and ocean environments. PLos One 9, e100779: 1-6
  • Arai, T. (2014) Evidence of local short-distance spawning migration of tropical freshwater eels, and implications for the evolution of freshwater eel migration. Ecology and Evolution 4: 3812-3819