Updated on 2024/04/09


TAMATE Hidetoshi
Date of Birth

Research Areas

  • Life Science / Evolutionary biology

  • Life Science / Genetics

  • Life Science / Ecology and environment

  • Life Science / Biodiversity and systematics

Graduating School

  • Tohoku University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology

    1977.03, Graduated

Graduate School

  • Tohoku University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science

    Doctor's Course, 1983.03, Completed

External Career

  • , Research Assistant, 1983.04 - 1989.03

  • , Associate Professor (as old post name), 1989.04 - 1998.03

  • , Professor, 1998.04 - 2003.03



  • The sacred deer conflict of management after a thousand-year history: hunting in the name of conservation or loss of their genetic identity. , Conservation Science and Practice, 6(3) e13084, 2024.02

    Toshihito Takagi, Harumi Torii, Shingo Kaneko, Hidetoshi B Tamate

    Single Author

  • Evaluation of introgressive hybridization among Cervidae in Japan's Kinki District via two novel genetic markers developed from public NGS data., Ecology and evolution, 9(10) 5605-5616, 2019.05

    Yuki Matsumoto, Toshihito Takagi, Ryosuke Koda, Akira Tanave, Asuka Yamashiro, Hidetoshi B Tamate

    Single Author

  • Pedigree and reproductive history of black bears captured in Shikoku, Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology, 24(1) 61-69, 2019

    Uno-Onodera Reina, Yamada Takaki, Oi Toru, Tamate Hidetoshi B.

    Single Author

  • Did domestic pigs that escaped after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident cause genetic contamination of the wild boar population?, Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology, 23(1) 137-144, 2018

    Okuda Kei, Toma Rio, Negishi Yuki, Hinton Thomas G., Smyser Timothy J., Tamate Hidetoshi B, Kaneko Shingo

    Single Author

  • On the "Going up north" of wildboars and sika deer, Honyurui Kagaku (Mammalian Science), 58(1) 79-81, 2018

    Yokohata Yasushi, Yamazaki Yuji, Tamate Hidetoshi, Enari Hiroto, Murase Kaoru, Nakatani Jun

    Single Author

  • Spatial differences in arboreal activity of two rodents, the Japanese dormouse (Glirulus japonicas) and the small Japanese field mouse (Apodemus argenteus), Ann. Zool. Fennici, 53 81-90, 2016.04

    Nakamura-Kojo Y, Kojo N, Ootsuka T. Minami M and Tamate HB.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) as a new natural reservoir of Bartonella quintana, the causative agent of trench fever. Bartonella quintana in wild macaques, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21(12) 2168-2170, 2015.12

    Sato S, Kabeya H, Yoshino A, Sekine W, Suzuki K, Tamate HB, Higashi H, Matsuoka S, Yamazaki S, Chomel BB

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Population genetic structure of the Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus) within and across management units in northern Japan., Mammal Study, 40 231-244, 2015.12

    Uno R, Doko T, Ohnishi N and Tamate HB

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • A pilot study of the hair-trapping method in Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus): determination of optimal survey period for estimating population size., Mammal Study, 39(4) 191-200, 2014.12

    Yamauchi et al.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Influence of tree resources on nest box use by the Japanese dormouse Glirulus japonicus. , Mammal Study, 39 17-26, 2014

    Nakamura-Kojo Y, Kojo N, Ootsuka T. Minami M and Tamate HB.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • 山形県で確認されたニホンジカ(Cervus nippon)の出自 ―ミトコンドリアDNA多型に基づく推定―, 哺乳類科学, 53 131-137, 2013

    佐藤 真, 中村 一寛, 玉手英利, 門脇 正史, 遠藤好和, 高槻成紀

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Assessment of genotyping accuracy in a non-invasive DNA-based population survey of Asiatic black bears., Population Ecology, 54 509-519, 2012.12

    Uno R, Higuchi N, Minami M, Ohnishi N, Okada A, Takatsuki S and Tamate HB

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Frequent occurrence of partial albinism in lesser Japanese moles (Mogera imaizumii) on Kinkazan island, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan. , Mammal Study, 37 11-19, 2011.03

    Tsuchihashi A, Tamate HB and Yokohata Y.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Species diversity and community structure of pelagic copepods in the marine lakes of Palau.(共著), Hydrobiologia, 2010.01

    Saitoh S, Suzuki H, Hanzawa N and Tamate HB

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Parentage analysis revealed the solitary life of an orphaned black bear cub (Ursus thigenatus), Mammalian Science, 49(2) 217-223, 2009.12

    Uno R, Higashi H and Tamate hb

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • The influence of climatic oscillations during the Quaternary Era on the genetic structure of Asian black bear in Japan. (共著), Heredity, 102 579-589, 2009.06

    Ohnishi N, Uno R, Ishibashi Y, Tamate HB and Oi T

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Phylogenetic relationship of the southern Japan lineages of the sika deer (Cervus nippon) in Shikoku and Kyushu islands, Japan. , Mammal Study , 32(3) 135-138, 2007.09

    Yamada M, Hosoi E, Nagata J,Tamate HB, Tado H

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Early detection of the parasitic copepode Pectenophilus ornatus in the gills of the Japanese Scallop (Parinopecten yessoensis) by using polymerase chain reaction with species-specific primers. , Aquaculture Science, 54 353-357, 2006.09

    Suzuki H, Matsunani T, Tamate HB

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Distribution of two distinct lineages of sika deer (Cervus nippon) on Shikoku Island revealed by mitochondrial DNA analysis.(共著), Mammal Study, 31(1) 23-28, 2006.06

    Yamada M, Hosoi E, Tamate HB, Nagata J, Tatsuzawa S, Tado H, Ozawa S.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Use of microsatellite markers to assess the spatial genetic structure of a population of sika deer Cervus nippon on Kinkazan Island, Japan.(共著), ACTATHELIOLOGICA, 50(2) 227-240, 2005.04

    Okada A, Tamate HB, Minami M, Ohnishi N and Takatsuki S.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Mitochondrial phylogeography and subspecific variation in the red panda(Ailurusfulgens): implications for conservation.(共著), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution , 36(1) 78-89, 2005.04

    Li M, Wei F, Goossens B, Feng Z, Tamate HB, Bruford MW, Funk SM.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • A simple method for isolation of microsatellites from the Japanese squirrel, Sciurus lis, without constructing a genomic library. (共著), Molecular Ecology Notes , 3(4) 657-658, 2003.10

    Shibata K, Bandoh K, Yaekashiwa N, Matsuzaka T and Tamate HB.

    Single Author

  • Phylogeneic relationships among deer in China from mitochondrial DNA cytochrome B sequences.(共著), ACTA THELIOLOGICA, 48(2) 207-219, 2003.06

    Li M, Tamate HB, Wei FW, Wang XM, Masuda R, Sheng HL and Ohtaishi N.

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

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  • 遺伝子の保護 野生動物保護の事典  野生生物保護学会編, 朝倉書店, 2009.10


  • Comparative phylogeography of sika deer, Japanese macaques, and black bears reveals unique population history of large mammals in Japan. In The wild mammals of Japan. , Shokodo, 2009.07

    Tamate HB et al.

  • Evolutionary significance of admixture and fragmentation of sika deer populations in Japan. In Sika Deer, Biology and Management of Native and Introduced Populations , Springer, 2009.07

    Tamate HB et al.

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2019.04 - 2022.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B),2018.04 - 2021.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2007.04 - 2009.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B),2006.04 - 2010.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A),2001.04 - 2004.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2001.04 - 2003.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B),1999.04 - 2002.03

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  • Annual Conference of the Mammalogy Society of JAPAN, Domestic presentation, 2018.09, Oral presentation (general)

  • Annual Conference of the Mammalogy Society of JAPAN, Domestic presentation, 2018.09, Poster presentation

  • Annual Conference of the Mammalogy Society of JAPAN, Domestic presentation, 2017.09, Change in distribution pattern of wild boar and sika deer in Tohoku region, Japan, Oral presentation (invited, special)

Preferred joint research theme

  • Studies of invading foreign species, No Setting, Technical Consultation, Funded Research, Cooperative Research