[PUBLICATIONS]
Rie Nakano. 2016. Natural feeding habits of two nudibranchs: Kalinga ornata and Plocamopherus tilesii (Nudibranchia:Doridacea: Polyceridae). Molluscan Research.DOI: 10.1080/13235818.2016.1235001.

Ayaka Miyamoto, Atsushi Sakai, Rie Nakano and Yoichi Yusa. 2015. Phototaxis of sacoglossan sea slugs with different photosynthetic abilities: a test of the ‘crawling leaves’ hypothesis. Marine Biology 162:1343-1349.

Rie Nakano and Takuma Fujii. 2014. The soft-coral associated pistol shrimp Synalpheus neomeris (De Man) (Decapoda: Alpheidae) defends its host against nudibranchs in Okinawa, Japan. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 62: 759-763.

Rie Nakano, Jiro Uochi, Toshihiko Fujita, and Euichi Hirose. 2011. Kalinga ornata Alder & Hancock, 1864 (Nudibranchia: Polyceridae): A unique case of Seaslug feeding on Echinoderms. Journal of Molluscan Studies 77: 413–416.

Rie Nakano and Euichi Hirose. 2011. Field experiments on the feeding of the nudibranch Gymnodoris spp. (Nudibranchia: Doridina: Gymnodorididae) in Japan. The Veliger 51(2): 66-75.

Rie Nakano, Kotaro Tanaka, Shin-ichi Dewa, Kenji Takasaki, and Atsushi Ono. 2007. Field Observations on the Feeding of the Nudibranch Gymnodoris spp. in Japan. The Veliger 49(2): 91-96.

Rie Nakao, Tomoko Asakura, Yukari Ikeda, Masanori Ishikawa, Jun Imamoto, Minami Iwase, Kazuki Nishida, Makoto Horie, Hisako Yamada, & Kumi Watai. 2017, A Research Report of Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) In Northern Part Of Amami-Ohima Island, Kagoshima, Japan. Kuroshio Biosphere 13: 1-18. + 6pls. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakao & Sayoko Matsuda. 2016, Report of Pleurobranchus mamillatus (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) from Issai, Kochi, Japan. Chiribotan, 132-136.[in Japanese].

Rie Nakano & Hikaru Kotani. 2016. The Report of Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda)From Kashinishi, Otsuki, Kochi, Japan. Kuroshio Biosphere 12: 21-43. + 8pls. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano, Kaoru Imagawa, and Jun Imamoto. 2015. The report of sacoglossan Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the southwestern Islands of Japan. Kuroshio Biosphere 11: 41-60. +5Pls. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano, Kaoru Imagawa, and Jun Imamoto. 2013. A list of the opisthobranch fauna (Gastropoda: Orthogastropoda: Heterobranchia) of the southwestern of Japan. I. Cephalaspidea. Chiribotan 43(1-4): 1-22.[in Japanese].

Rie Nakano. 2012. Opisthobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Nishidomari, Otsuki, Kochi Prefecture, Japan Supplement. Kuroshio Biosphere 8: 1-15. +3Pls. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano. 2011. Opisthobranchs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Nishidomari, Otsuki, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Kuroshio Biosphere 7: 1-25. +20Pls. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano. 2011. The Wonderful invertebrates at the bottom of sea. SoftBank Creative. 296 pp. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano. 2004. Nudibranchs of Japan Islands. Rutles. 2004. 304 pp. [in Japanese].

Rie Nakano. 2003. Umiushi. Fukuinkan-Shoten. 42 pp. [in Japanese].

[PRESENTATION AT THE ACADEMIC SOCIETIES]
Rie Nakano, Rie Sakai, and Masaki Hoso. April 2017. A report of two opisthobranshs (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) new to Japan and their unique behavior. The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Malacological Society of Japan. At Hotel Seamore, Wakayama, Japan.

Rie Nakano. The Food Habits of Three New Gymnodorid Nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) From Okinawa Island, Japan. July 2016. The 19th International Congress of UNITAS MALACOLOGICA.in Hotel Jen Penang, Penang, Malaysia.

Rie Nakano. The Food Habits of Three New Gymnodorid Nudibranchus (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) From Okinawa Island, Japan. June 2016. The 52th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology. At Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan.

Rie Nakano, Seiji Takegata. Database of Japanese Opsthobranch Molluscus. June 2016. The 52th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology. At Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan.

Rie Nakano. The report of the natural food habit of three Opisthobranshs (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia).The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Malacological Society of Japan. At Toho University, Chiba, Japan.

Rie Nakano. The floating behavior of Kalinga ornata. November 2015. Japan Ethological Society 2015 at Tokyo Kaiyo University, Tokyo, Japan.

Ayaka Miyamoto, Yu Hirokane, Rie Nakano, Yayoi Hirano, Jun Kitaura, Atsushi Sakai, and Yoichi Yusa. The evolution of function of kleptoplasty in sacoglossan opisthobranchs. March 2015. The 62th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. At Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan.

Rie Nakano, Hisanori Kohtsuka. The floating behavior of Kalinga ornata. April 2014. The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Malacological Society of Japan. At Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka, Japan.

Takashi Muranaka, Rie Nakano, and Takenori Sasaki. A Taxonomic Review of the Genus Dendrodoris (Nudibranchia: Dendrodorididae) using molecular analysis. の 分類学的再検討. April 2014. The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Malacological Society of Japan. At Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka, Japan.

Rie Nakano and Takenori Sasaki. Degeneration of the shell and the change of defence function in the opisthobranchs. November 2013. The 8th workshop of the Biomineralization Seminar. At The University of Tokyo, Tokyo.

Rie Nakano, Taro Maeda, Masataka Murakami, Shuji Shigenobu, Tadashi Maruyama, and Yohsiteru Seo. Does the MRI become the new method for observation of inner morphology of Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastoropoda)? June 2013. The 49th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology. At Miyagi University of Education, Miyagi, Japan.

Rie Nakano, Hisanori Kohtsuka, Mayako Sueyoshi, Toshihiko Fujita, and Euichi Hirose. Comparative study on the food habits and feeding behavior in two luminous species of Polyceridae (Nudibranchia: Doridoidea) . April 2013. The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Malacological Society of Japan. At Toyohashi Museum of Natural History, Aichi, Japan.

Ayaka Miyamoto, Atsushi Sakai, Rie Nakano, and Yoichi Yusa. The influence that chloroplast gives in the phototaxis of the photosynthesis sea slug. March 2013. The 60th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. At Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center (Granship Shizuoka), Shizuoka, Japan.

Takuma Fujii, Masami Obuchi, Tohru Naruse, Rie Nakano, and James D. Reimer. Poorly understood associations between Palythoa tuberculosa and other organisms. November 2011. 8th International Workshop on Oceanography & Fisheries Science of the East China Sea. At Okinawa jichi-Kaikan, Okinawa, Japan.

Rie Nakano, Jiro Uochi, Toshihiko Fujita, and Euichi Hirose. What does the big -round nudibranch,Kalinga ornata feed on?. September 2011. Japan Ethological Society 2010 at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Rie Nakano. Why and how does Gymnodoris citrina eat each other?. November 2010. Japan Ethological Society 2010 at Okinawa Gender Equality Center, Okinawa, Japan.

Rie Nakano, Jiro Uochi, Toshihiko Fujita, and Euichi Hirose. The food habit of Kalinga ornata (Nudibranchia; Doridina; Anadoridoidea; Polyceridae). July 2010. The 17th International Congress of UNITAS MALACOLOGICA. In the Royal Phuket City Hotel, Phuket, Thailand.

Rie Nakano, Euichi Hirose. The food habit of Kalinga ornata (Nudibranchia; Doridina; Anadoridoidea; Polyceridae). January 2010. International Graduate Program for the Asia-Pacific Region. at the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan.

[GRANT-IN-AID]
Japanese Association of Marine Biology(JAMBIO). A review of Philinoidea (Opisthobranchia: Cephalaspidea)in Japan. April 2014-March 2015.

Japanese Association of Marine Biology(JAMBIO). Comparative study on the food habits in three luminous species of Polyceridae (Nudibranchia: Doridina). April 2013-March 2014.

Research Institute of Marine Invertabrates. Study on the floating bahavior and food habits in Kaling ornata Alder & Hancock, 1864 (Nudibranchia: Polyceridae). April 2013-March 2014.

Japanese Association of Marine Biology(JAMBIO). Comparative study on the food habits in three luminous species of Polyceridae (Nudibranchia: Doridina). April 2012-March 2013.

Japanese Association of Marine Biology(JAMBIO). Comparative study on the food habits in three luminous species of Polyceridae (Nudibranchia: Doridina). April 2011-March 2012.

The University of the Ryukyus. International Graduate Program for Asia-Pacific Region-Grants for International Research. The food habit of Kalinga ornata (Nudibranchia; Doridina; Anadoridoidea; Polyceridae). 2010.

Okinawa Marine Research center. Okinawa Eco-foundation. The research about life history of nudibranch. June 2009-March 2010.

The University of the Ryukyus. International Graduate Program for the Asia-Pacific Region. The food habit of Kalinga ornata (Nudibranchia; Doridina; Anadoridoidea; Polyceridae). September 2009-January 2010.