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RESEARCH AREAS

Research areas in the department:

1) Aquaculture Nutrition
2) Aquatic Ecology and Limnology
3) Fisheries Biology
4) Aquatic Biology
5) Genetic and Fish Reproduction
6) Fish Breeding and Larvae Culture
7) Fish Molecular Biology
8) Algae culture and Microbial Ecology
9) Shellfish Culture
10) Fish Disease and Management
11) Fish Population Genetics
12) Marine Shrimp
13) Immunology
14) Recreational Fisheries
15) Aquaculture Persistent
16) Molecular Endocrinology
17) Aquatic Plants


LIST OF RESEARCH PROJECTS

The current active research projects are as follows: 

Project leader

TItle

Funder

 

Prof. Dr. Mohd Salleh Kamarudin

Dietary carbohydrate requirements of Malaysian mahseers

ScienceFund



 

Nutrition and feeding of broodstock, larval and juvenile Portunus pelagicus

PutraGrant-IPS

 

Halal status of commercial and farm-made aquafeeds in Malaysia


PutraGrant-IBT

 

Prof. Dr. Fatimah Md. Yusoff

Breeding seed production culture and biochemical composition of the commercially important sea urchins in The Malaysian Coral reef

RUGS

 

Optimization of high quality collagen  extraction from river jellyfish, Acromitus hardenbergi

RUGS

 

Exploring the potentials of indigenous jellyfishes as a blooming source of high qualiy proteins

FRGS

 

Phycobiliproteins from tropical cyanobacteria from antibacterial and antifungal applicatios

ERGS

 

Prof. Dr. Aziz Arshad

Assessment of Exploited Fisheries Stock in Marudu Bay for Sustainable Management

Sciencefund

 

Reproductive Biology, Feeding Habits and Population Dynamics of Mantis Shrimps (Crustacea: Stomatopoda)

FRGS

 

Biological and Ecological Aspects of Marine Baitworm Marphysa sanguinea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Morib Mangroves in the Straits of Malacca

RUGS

 

Prof. Madya Dr. Che Roos Saad

Effects of Probiotics on Growth and Survival of Litopeneaus vannamei Culture and Their Protection Roles Against Vibriosis

RUGS

 

Potential Benefits of Local Herbs Extract Incorporated in Diets on Juvenile Red Hybrid Tilapia (Oreochromis sp.)

RUGS

 

Prof. Madya Dr. Muta Harah Zakaria @ Ya

Utilization of Aquatic Macrophytes for Papermaking

Sciencefund

 

Propagation of Seaweed Kappaphycus

FRGS

 

Molecular Genetics and Bioprospecting of Marine Macrophytes for Natural Products

Matching Grant- KTP

 

Dr. Annie Christianus

Salinity and temperature influence on the eggs and larvae of horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas

FRGS

 

Peri-vitelline fluid (PVF) of Asian horseshoe crabs effect on stem cells growth and proliferation

RUGS

 

Dr. Ina Salwany Md. Yasin

Development of recombinant bivalent vaccine against vibriosis in tiger grouper

ScienceFund



 

Determining the antigenic cross-reaction among outer membrane proteins (OMPs) of Vibrio species isolated from tiger grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)

FRGS

 

Dr. S.M Nurul Amin

Development of Breeding Protocol, larval Rearing and Culture Techniques of Endangered Temoleh, Probarbus jullieni (Sauvage)

FRGS

 

Reproductive Biology of the Grey-eel Catfish, Plotosus canius Hamilton (1822)

RUGS

 

Effect of Stocking Density and Diet on Survival and Growth of Endangered Snakehead (Channa striatus) in Tank Culture

RUGS

 

 Dr. Natrah Fatin Mohd  Ikhsan

Modulation of synbiotic gastrointestinal persisters with quorum sensing interference properties in Tiger Grouper Epinephelus fuscoguttatus

Sciencefund

 

 Characterization of the role and growth promoting properties of bacteria symbiotically associated with red seaweed Gracilaria changii

FRGS

 

Dr. Murni Marlina Abd. Karim

 Understanding the role of antibiotic on indigenous probiotic activities in protecting larval Asian seabass Later calcarifer Bloch against vibriosis

FRGS

 

 The role of probiotic in controlling diseases of marine shellfish

 RUGS-IPM

 

Dr. Rozihan Mohamed

Molecular Ecological Identification of Malaysian Horseshoe Crab, Tachypleus gigas Using DNA Barcodes

FRGS

 

 


Updated:: 01/07/2015 [natrah]

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