Pre-Conference Workshop

The objective of this workshop is to provide postgraduate students/postdoctoral fellows with a comprehensive and state-of-the-art introduction to the diversity, morphology, systematics and biology of benthic, planktonic and symbiotic copepods, including training in technical skills. This is an innovative and unique course in that the Training-Research Vessel TOYOSHIO MARU of Hiroshima University will be used during the workshop.

Dates and Venue

  • Dates27 to 31 May, 2024
  • VenueTakehara Station, Setouchi Field Science Center, Hiroshima University

Topics and tutors (tentative)

Copepod nomenclature Rony Huys (Natural History Museum)
Marine calanoids Susumu Ohtsuka (Hiroshima Univerisity), Atsushi Yamaguchi (Hokkaido University), Hiroshi Itoh (Suidosha)
Free-living freshwater cyclopoids Ko Tomikawa (Hiroshima University), Danny Tang (Orange County Sanitation District), Nancy F. Mercado Salas (Zoological Museum, Hamburg)
Free-living marine cyclopoids Shuhei Nishida (Professor emeritus, The University of Tokyo), Hiroshi Itoh (Suidosha)
Marine parasitic copepods Danny Tang (Orange County Sanitation District), Rony Huys (Natural History Museum), Susumu Ohtsuka (Hiroshima University), Kaori Wakabayashi (Hiroshima University)
Marine harpacticoids Rony Huys (Natural History Museum), Motohiro Shimanaga (Kumamoto University)

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