(1913–September 30, 2001) was a Japanese zoologist. He published over 200 scientific articles on marine animals such as chaetognaths
, and tunicates
. He was Professor of Zoology at Kyoto University
working at the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory in Shirahama, Japan
. From 1975-1977, he was the Director of SMBL.
At least a dozen species are named in his honor.