Research Scientist, International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya.


    Ph.D., College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A., 1997

    Graduate study, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, U.S.A., 1993

    M.S., Biology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, U.S.A., 1991

    B.S., Biology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, U.S.A., 1987


    Impact of salmon redd construction and salmon carcasses on stream invertebrates (current). Biological expedition, Kuril Islands,1994,1995, 1996,1997,1998,1999. Stream invertebrate survey, 1992 (Prec Institute, Tokyo, Japan). Ecological studies on fish, benthos, plankton and aquatic plants in Lake Poyan, China, 1992 (Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, Japan). Study of diets and migration of coho fry in Baker Creek, Whatcom County, WA, 1988-1990. Salmon spawning survey, Skagit and Snohomish County, WA, 1989 (Washington State Fisheries Department, Mt. Vernon, WA.)


  • Teslenko, V. A., N. MINAKAWA, G. F. Kraft, and R. 1. Gara. 1996. Stonefly fauna of the Southem Kuril Islands. Proceedings of the 12th Intemational Symposium on Plecoptera, Chdteau-d'(Ex, Switzerland. (in press).

  • Ito, T., and N. MINAKAWA. 1995. Variations of Dinarthrum stellatum Ito (Trichoptera, Lepidostomatidae), males from Hokkaido and Kuril Islands, the Asian Far East. Japanese Journal of Entomology 63: 667-668.

  • MINAKAWA, N. 1991. Feeding habits of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in Baker Creek and an adjacent man-made pond in November through January. Unpublished thesis. Westem Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

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