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Selected Publications

1) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2012a) Constraints on the formation of colonies of the extant azooxanthellate scleractinian coral Dendrophyllia arbuscula. Lethaia. vol. 45, p.62-70.

2) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2012b) Regularity in budding mode and resultant growth morphology of the azooxanthellate colonial scleractinian Tubastraea coccinea. Coral reefs. vol. 31, p.67-74.

3) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2012c) Regularity and polarity in budding of the azooxanthellate colonial scleractinian Dendrophyllia ehrenbergiana: Consequences of radio-bilateral symmetry of the scleractinian body plan. Lethaia. vol. 45, p.586-593.

4) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2012d) Regularity in budding mode and resultant growth morphology of the azooxanthellate colonial scleractinian Cyathelia axillaris: effective and adaptive ways of utilizing habitat resources. Paleontological Research. vol. 16, no. 3, p. 252-259.

5) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2013) Intrinsic constraints on sympodial growth morphologies of azooxanthellate scleractinian coral Dendrophyllia. Plos One.8(5): e63790. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063790.

6) R. OHNO, A. SENTOKU, S. MASUMOTO, and Y. EZAKI (2015). Morphological variability in azooxanthellate scleractinian dendrophylliids governed by regular modes of asexual reproduction: A computer simulation approach. Paleontological Research.

7) A. Sentoku,H. Morisaki,S. Masumoto, R. Ohno, T. Tomiyama,and Y. Ezaki (2015). Internal skeletal analysis of the colonial azooxanthellate scleractinian Dendrophyllia cribrosa using microfocus X-ray CT images: underlying basis for itsrigid and highly adaptive colony structure. Journal of Structural Biology vol. 189, Issue 1, p 37–43.

8) A. Sentoku, M. Ishibashi, S. Masumoto, R. Ohno, T.Tomiyama, H. Machiyama, O. Tadai, and Y. Ezaki (2015). Regular budding modes in zooxanthellate colonial Turbinaria peltata (Order: Scleractinia) revealed by X-ray CT imaging and three dimensional reconstruction. Journal of Morphology. 276 (9), 1100-1108.

9) R. Ohno, A. Sentoku, S. Masumoto, and Y. Ezaki (2016) Modelling and simulation of morphogenesis in colonial azooxanthellate scleractinians. Information geological . (in Japanese)

10) A. Sentoku, Y. Tokuda, and Y. Ezaki(2016)Burrowing hard corals occurring on the sea floor since 80 million years ago.Scientific reports 6, Article number: 24355.

11) A. Sentoku and Y. Ezaki (2016) Regular and flexible modes of colony formation by budding in the scleractinian coral Dendrophylliidae. Kaseki 100, 21‒27. (in Japanese)

12) M. Okanishi, A. Sentoku, S. Fujimoto, N. Jimi, R. Nakayama, Y. Yamana, H. Yamauchi, H. Tanaka, T. Kato, S. Kashio, D. Uyeno, K. Yamamoto, K. Miyazaki AND A. Asakura (2016). Marine benthic community in Shirahama, southwestern Kii Peninsula, central Japan.  Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 44, 7-52.

13) A. SENTOKU, Y. TOKUDA, Y. EZAKI, and G. E. WEBB (2017) Modes of regeneration and adaptation to soft-bottom substrates of the free-living solitary scleractinian Deltocyathoides orientalis. Lethaia (in press)