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Tadamichi Morisaka Assistant Professor



Institute of Innovative Science and Technology(IIST) (Shimizu Campus)


E-mail : chaka[at]tokai-u.jp

Degree/ License



Ph.D. (Science) from Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Researcher (COE) at Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Research Fellow at Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
2010 (-Nov)
Project Researcher at Biologging Project, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
Dec. 2010 - Sept. 2013
Assistant Professor, Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University
Oct. 2013 - present
Assistant Professor, Tokai University Institute of Innovative Science and Technology

Research Field

I’m interested in the dolphin complex societies and the way dolphins maintain such complex society. My study mainly focuses on the dolphin acoustic communication. Also, our team is now developing techniques to conserve dolphin populations.


Dolphin, Acoustic communication, Echolocation, Society, Conservation

Membership (of Academic Organization)

  • Society for Marine Mammalogy
  • European Association for Aquatic Mammals
  • Japan Ethological Society
  • Ecological Society of Japan
  • Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
  • Marine Acoustics Society of Japan
  • Mammal Society of Japan


I’d really like to introduce techniques from various other research fields into dolphin research. Please contact me if you have such techniques and are interested in collaborative study with me!