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ENDANGERED MARINE SPECIES (UEMS)

INTRODUCTION

Endangered Marine Species (UEMS) Research Unit is a research unit under the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, which carries out research works on diverse range of endangered marine species such as the Whale Shark, Humphead Wrasse and Marine Mammals.

OBJECTIVES

  • To conduct research on the biology and ecology of the endangered species;
  • To conduct feasibility studies fo re-populating the natural stocks of Humphead Wrasse;
  • To establish an endangered marine species database on occurances, beach stranding, and other causes of mortality in Sabah;
  • To establish national and international linkages for research and conservation of endangered species;
  • To provide and disseminate information and research findings through educational and community awareness programs, highlighting the economic and ecological services of a healthy marine species population.

UEMS STAFF

HEAD OF UNIT

Dr. B. Mabel Manjaji Matsumoto                                                        

B. Sc. (Hons) Marine Science (UKM), Ph.D. Zoology (Tasmania)                               Expertise: Marine Biodiversity, Fish Taxonomy                 

Tel: +60-88-320000 ext.: 2601                                                                                   Fax: +60-88-320261                                                                                               Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

RESEARCH FELLOW

Dr. Rafidah Binti Othman                                                    

DVM, Ph.D (UPM)                                                                                               Expertise: Veterinary Immunology

Tel: +60-88-320000 ext. 2596
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RESEARCH FELLOW

Dr. John Madin                                                                

B. Sc. (Hons) Coastal Resource and Marine Biology (UM), Ph. D. (UM)
Expertise: Tropical Marine Ecology

Tel: +60-88-320000 ext.: 2591
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RESEARCH FELLOW

Zarinah Waheed                                                                     

B. Sc. Marine Science (Hons) (UKM), M. Sc. Marine Biology (UMS)
Expertise: Coral Reef Ecology

Tel: +60-88-320000 ext.: 2588
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ASSOCIATE RESEARCH FELLOW

Dr. Achier Chung Fung Chen                                                                                         Reef Guardian Sdn Bhd, Sandakan, Sabah                                                               

B. Sc. (Hons) Aquatic Resource Management (UNIMAS), M. Sc. Marine Biology (UNIMAS), Ph.D. Marine Science & Fisheries (UMS)
Expertise: Fisheries, Reef-Fish Biology, Turtle Biology, Marine Protected Area

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