Staff Details

Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman

Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF SCIENCE
IIUM Kuantan Campus
Extension: 5143
Email address: mustafiz@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science (Fisheries) - Bachelor Degree , Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Master of Science (Fisheries Management) - Masters Degree , Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Ph.D in Animal Science - Doctor of Philosophy , Wageningen University

Area of Specialisation

  • Natural Science ~ Environmental Sciences ~ Environmental Issues and Assesment ~ Aquatic Environment - Water Quality, Aquatic Food Web (During PhD Degree, Publication at International level)
  • Agricultural ~ Agricultural Science And Technology ~ Fisheries Sciences ~ Other Fisheries Sciences n.e.c. - Fish Stock Assessment, Fish Population Dynamics, Fish Behaviour (During Master Degree, Publication at International level)

Professional Membership

  • 2016 Springer
  • 2016 Taylor & Francis
  • 2016 Springer
  • 2015-2016 Springer
  • 2015-2016 Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Teaching Responsibilities

BIODIVERSITY 2015/2016
BIOSTATISTIC 2016/2017 2015/2016
BIOSTATISTICS 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
BIOSTATISTICS 2014/2015
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS ASSESSMENT 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY 2011/2012
MATHEMATICS FOR CHEMISTS II 2014/2015 2013/2014
NUTRITION AND FEEDING 2016/2017
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2016/2017
STATISTICS 2014/2015

Research Projects

Completed

2011 - 2013
(RU2011) Temporal variation in condition factor, length-weight relationship, and gonadosomatic index of seabass (Lates calcarifer) in coastal water of Pahang
2010 - 2013
Fundamental Study of New Eco-core Metal Matrix Composite Sandwich Structure

In Progress

2014 - Present
DNA Barcoding of Selected Commercial Fishes in Pahang River
2013 - Present
Genetic Variation and DNA Barcoding of Endangered Fishes in Pahang River
2013 - Present
Study on the Contamination of Najs Mutawassitah in Fish and Water of Kuantan River
2012 - Present
Mini Ekspedisi Pelayaran Saintifik 2012 Bagi Zon Timur - Pulau Tioman

Award and Recognitions

02-12-2012
Bronze Medal . IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition - University level.
02-12-2011
Gold Medal . IIUM Research, Invention & Innovation Exhibition - University level.

Publications

Article

2016
Effects of dietary canthaxanthin on growth and body colour of blood parrot cichlid Amphilophus citrinellus × Paraneetroplus synspilus. Aquaculture International pp.1-9.
2016
Length–weight relationships of three Gobiidae species from the Rupsha River in southwestern Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Ichthyology , 32 (6). pp.1305-1307.
2016
Phototrophic purple bacteria as feed supplement on the growth, feed utilization and body compositions of Malaysian mahseer, tor tambroides juveniles. Sains Malaysiana , 45 (1). pp.135-140.
2016
Relative abundance and growth of male and female nemipterus furcosus population. Sains Malaysiana , 45 (1). pp.79-86.
2016
Gonadosomatic index-based size at first sexual maturity of male and female Amblygaster clupeoides (Bleeker, 1849) (Clupeidae) on the east coast of the Malaysian peninsular. Journal of Applied Ichthyology pp.1-4.
2016
Competitive interactions under experimental conditions affect diel feeding of two common aquaculture fish species Labeo calbasu (Hamilton, 1822) and Cirrhinus cirrhosus (Bloch, 1795) of southern Asia. Journal of Applied ichthyology , 32 (6). pp.1-6.
2016
Bopyrid isopods parasitizing on the cultured fresh water prawn, Macrobrachium malcolmsonii in South India. Journal of Parasitic Diseases , 1 (4). pp.3-6.
2016
Culture of the calanoid copepod, Acartia erythraea and cyclopoid copepod, Oithona brevicornis with various microalgal diets = Kultur kopepod kalanoid, Acartia erythraea dan kopepod siklopoid, Oithona brevicornis dengan pelbagai diet mikroalga. Sains Malaysiana , 45 (4). pp.615-620.
2016
Coastal water quality of Tioman Island: effects of human activity and the distance from shoreline. Desalination and Water Treatment , 57 (1). pp.83-87.
2015
The multistage homotopy perturbation method for solving chaotic and hyperchaotic Lü system. Abstract and Applied Analysis , 2015 pp.398027-1.
2015
Effect of ingestion and waterborne routes under different shrimp densities on white spot syndrome virus susceptibility in three commercially important penaeid shrimps. Aquaculture Reports , 2 pp.120-125.
2015
Effects of dietary protein level on growth and ammonia excretion of leopard coral grouper, plectropomus leopardus(Lacepede, 1802). Sains Malaysiana , 44 (4). pp.537-543.
2015
Effects of co-cultured common carp on nutrients and food web dynamics in rohu aquaculture ponds. Aquaculture Environment Interactions , 6 (3). pp.223-232.
2015
Effects of water temperature on survival, growth, digestive enzyme activities, and body composition of the leopard coral grouper Plectropomus leopardus. Fisheries Science , 81 pp.107-112.
2015
Role of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in aquaculture production systems. Frontiers in Life Science , 8 (4). pp.399-410.
2015
Seaweed, enteromorpha intestinalis, as a diet for nile tilapia oreochromis niloticus fry. Journal of Applied Aquaculture , 27 (2). pp.113-123.
2015
Substituting seaweed with corn leaf in diet of sea cucumber (Apostichopus japonicus): effects on growth, feed conversion ratio and feed digestibility. Aquaculture , 444 pp.88-92.
2014
Seasonal variations in the structure of copepod assemblages in tropical marine and estuarine waters, Coleroon, South-East India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom , 94 (3). pp.521-535.
2014
Gut weed, enteromorpha sp. as a partial replacement for commercial feed in nile tilapia (oreochromis niloticus) culture. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences , 6 (3). pp.267-274.
2014
Relative growth of harpiosquilla raphidea (Fabricius, 1798) (crustacea: stomatopoda) male and female populations. Sains Malaysiana , 43 (9). pp.1305-1310.
2014
Carotenoid contents in anoxygenic phototrophic purple bacteria, Marichromatium Sp. and Rhodopseudomonas Sp. of tropical environment, Malaysia . Oriental Journal of Chemistry , 30 (2). pp.607-613.
2014
Length–weight relationship and condition factor of wild, grow-out and ‘loose-shell affected’ giant tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798)(Decapoda: Penaeidae). Journal of Applied Ichthyology , 30 pp.251-253.
2014
Socio-Economic Condition and Occupation Migration of Fisherman of the Jamuna River under Shirajgonj District in Bangladesh. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research , 22 (5). pp.633-638.
2013
Prevalence of copepod parasite (Lernaeenicus polynemi) infestation on Eleutheronema tetradactylum from Pazhayar coastal waters, southeast coast of India. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine , 1 (4). pp.258-261.
2013
Effect of cholymbi on growth, proximate composition, and digestive enzyme activity of fingerlings of Long whiskered catfish, Mystus gulio (actinopterygii: siluriformes: bagridae). Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria , 43 (1). pp.15-20.
2012
Comparative Study of Carp Pituitary Gland (PG) extract and synthetic hormone ovaprim Used in the induced breeding of stinging catfish, heteropneustes fossilis(Siluriformes: Heteropneustidae) . Our Nature , 10 (1). pp.89-95.
2012
Effects of deep frying on proximate composition and micronutrient of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta), Eel (Monopterus albus) and Cockle (Anadara granosa). Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences , 15 (12). pp.589-594.
2012
Effects of stocking density on survival, growth and production of Thai climbing perch (Anabas testudineus) under fed ponds (Kesan ketumpatan penstokan kepada kemandirian, pertumbuhan dan penghasilan ikan puyu Thailand (Anabas testudineus) di bawah kol. Sains Malaysiana , 41 (10). pp.1205-1210.
2012
Effects of protein skimming on water quality, bacterial abundance and abalone growth in land based recirculating aquaculture systems. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science , 7 (2). pp.150-161.
2012
Land-based poly-eco-aquaculture of abalone and seaweed in a small scale recirculating system using a recycled freezer container. Bulletin Fisheries Research Agency , 35 pp.77-84.
2012
A comparison between ice and salt storages on bacteriological quality of Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer). Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences , 15 (12). pp.583-588.
2012
Condition, length-weight relationship, sex ratio and gonadosomatic index of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) captured from Kuantan coastal water. Journal of Biological Sciences , 12 (8). pp.426-432.
2012
Population structure, length-weight and length-length relationships, and condition- and form-factors of the Pool barb Puntius sophore (Hamilton, 1822)(Cyprinidae) from the Chalan beel, north-central Bangladesh. Sains Malaysiana , 41 (7). pp.795-802.
2011
Artificial intelligence model to predict surface roughness of Ti-15-3 alloy in EDM process. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology , 74 pp.198-202.
2010
Common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) alters its feeding niche in response to changing food resources: direct observations in simulated ponds. Ecological Research , 25 (2). pp.303-309.
2010
Effects of C/N ratio and substrate addition on natural food communities in freshwater prawn monoculture ponds. Aquaculture , 306 (1-4). pp.127-136.
2010
Effects of intra- and interspecific competition on diet, growth and behaviour of Labeo calbasu (Hamilton) and Cirrhinus cirrhosus (Bloch). Applied Animal Behaviour Science , 128 (1-4). pp.103-108.
2009
Length–weight and length–length relationships of 10 small fish species from the Ganges, Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Ichthyology , 25 (1). pp.117-119.
2009
Ontogenetic shift in dietary preference and low dietary overlap in rohu (Labeo rohita) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio)in semi-intensive polyculture ponds. Ichthyological Research , 56 (1). pp.28-36.
2009
Effects of food type on diel behaviours of common carp Cyprinus carpio in simulated aquaculture pond conditions. Journal of Fish Biology , 74 (10). pp.2269-2278.
2009
Threatened fishes of the world Pangasius pangasius Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822 (Pangasiidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes , 84 (3). pp.315-316.
2009
A report on the mass mortality of the farmed Japanese scallop, Patinopecten yessoensis on the Korean coasts of the East Sea. The Korean Journal of Malacology , 25 (2). pp.93-96.
2008
First record of the South American sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus in Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Ichthyology , 24 (6). pp.718-720.
2008
Seasonal variations of phytoplanktonic community structure and production in relation to environmental factors of the southwest coastal waters of Bangladesh . Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science , 3 (2). pp.102-113.
2008
Relationships among water quality, food resources, fish diet and fish growth in polyculture ponds: a multivariate approach. Aquaculture , 275 (1-4). pp.108-115.
2008
Effects of common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) and feed addition in rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton) ponds on nutrient partitioning among fish, plankton and benthos. Aquaculture Research , 39 (1). pp.85-95.
2008
Comparison of the effectiveness of four organic chemoattractants towards zoospores of Ulva pertusa and macrofouling. Journal of Environmental Biology , 29 (4). pp.621-627.
2008
Effects of day and night on swimming, grazing and social behaviours of rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton) and common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) in simulated ponds . Aquaculture Research , 39 (13). pp.1383-1392.
2008
Comparison studies on water quality and plankton production between perennial and non-perennial ponds in Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science , 3 (3). pp.176-183.
2008
Swimming, grazing and social behaviour of rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton) and common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) in tanks under fed and non-fed conditions. Applied Animal Behaviour Science , 113 (1-3). pp.255-264.
2008
A comparative study of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) and calbasu (Labeo calbasu Hamilton) on bottom soil resuspension, water quality, nutrient accumulations, food intake and growth of fish in simulated rohu (Labeo rohita Hamilton) ponds. Aquaculture Research , 285 (1-4). pp.78-83.
2008
Effects of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) stocking and artificial feeding on water quality and production in rohu–common carp bi-culture ponds. Aquaculture Research , 39 (15). pp.1579-1587.
2006
Growth, production and food preference of rohu Labeo rohita (H.)in monoculture and in polyculture with common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) under fed and non-fed ponds. Aquaculture , 257 (1-4). pp.359-372.
2002
Evaluation of polyculture of Indian major carps in periphyton-based ponds. Aquaculture , 213 (1-4). pp.131-149.

Book

2011
Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur . ISBN 9789674181970.

Book Section

2011
Effects of Chinese aquaculture on global food security. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.20-24. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
The success of salmon and trout farming in Chile. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur , pp.105-111. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Environmental impact on the coastal aquaculture in Bangladesh: a review. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.276-294. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Status of Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) fishery in Bangladesh. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.154-177. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Prospects of cobia aquaculture in Taiwan. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.134-140. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Current status of aquaculture in Malaysia. In: Aquaculture and The Environment: Present Status and Future Challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.124-128. ISBN 9789674181970.
2011
Aquaculture in Myanmar: a high future prospect. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.112-117. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Seaweed aquaculture in Japan: present status and future prospects. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.82-88. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Shrimp aquaculture development in Thailand: a challenge for sustainability. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.70-76. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Catfish: a major contributor in the aquaculture production of Vietnam. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.57-62. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Potentiality of Indian freshwater aquaculture to world fish supply. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.41-49. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Aquaculture in China: a focus on major contributing species. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.25-32. ISBN 9789674181970.
2011
Current status of global aquaculture and the environment. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.10-19. ISBN 9789674181970.
2011
A success story of the Atlantic salmon and trout aquaculture in Norway. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.99-104. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Fish diseases in small indigenous freshwater fishes of Bangladesh. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.263-275. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Aquaculture in Spain: a special emphasis on shellfish aquaculture. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.141-145. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Brazil: a future leader of the aquaculture sector. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.129-133. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Channel catfish culture in USA: an organized aquaculture industry. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.118-123. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Future prospects of aquaculture in Bangladesh: a challenge of minimizing the environmental effects. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.89-98. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Mariculture in South Korea: the opportunity for growth. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.77-81. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Aquaculture practices in Philippines under various environments and culture systems. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.63-69. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Coastal aquaculture in India: present status and future prospects. In: Aquaculture and the environment: present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.50-56. ISBN 978-967-418-197-0.
2011
Future prospects of marine fish farming in Indonesia. In: Aquaculture and the environment: Present status and future challenges . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.33-40. ISBN 9789674181970.
2007
Multi-species fish pond and nutrient balance. In: Fishponds in farming systems . Wageningen Academic Publishers , Netherlands , pp.79-88. ISBN 978-90-8686-013-5.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Vertical dynamics of bacteria in a tropical tidal river. In: 2nd International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production (ICOSMaP 2016) , Kuantan
2016
Sustainable exploitation of marine fishes with an emphasis on overexploited fish stocks. In: 2nd International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production (ICOSMaP 2016) , Kuantan, Pahang
2016
Ethical issues in exploiting and killing fish: understanding animal rights in Islam. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus on Medical and Healthcare Science (2WCII 2016) , Kuantan, Pahang
2016
Dynamics of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in a tropical tidal river. In: 2nd International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production (ICOSMaP 2016) , Kulliyyah of Science, IIUM Kuantan Campus
2015
Gonadal development and spawning of Nemipterus furcosus in the Pahang coastal water. In: International conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA) 2015 , Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
2014
Growth, condition factor, gonadosomatic index and spawning of yellowtail scad (atule mate) in the coastal waters of Pahang, Malaysia. In: International Congress Estuaries & Coastal Protected Areas , Izmir, Turkey
2014
Growth, condition factor and gonadosomatic index of Asian Seabass (Lates calcarifer) in the coastal water of Pahang. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production: A Challenge of Managing Marine Resources in a Changing Climate (ICOSMaP) , Kuantan, Malaysia
2013
Land based abalone culture in re-circulating systems using a recycled freezer container. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production: A Challenge of Managing Marine Resources in a Changing Climate , Kuantan, Malaysia
2013
Growth, condition factor, maturity, gonadal development and spawning of fork-tail threadfin bream (Nemipterus furcosus) in the Coastal Water of Pahang. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production: A Challenge of Managing Marine Resources in a Changing Climate , Kuantan, Malaysia
2013
A new reliable algorithm for analytical treatment of differential and integral equations. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2013) , Kuala Lumpur
2013
Temporal variation in growth, condition factor and gonadosomatic index of Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) in the coastal water of Pahang. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production: A Challenge of Managing Marine Resources in a Changing Climate (ICOSMaP) , Kuantan, Malaysia
2013
Evaluation of copepods as live feed for the larval Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) . In: International Conference on Innovation Challenges in Multidisciplinary Research and Practice (ICMRP-2013) , Pearl International Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2012
Marine capture fisheries in Malaysia with emphasis on overexploited fish stocks. In: 8th International Conference on Marine Technology , Terengganu, Malaysia
2012
Coastal water quality of Tioman island: effects of human activity and the distance from shoreline. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Status Biodiversiti Marin di Kepulauan dan Persisiran Pantai Malaysia 2012 , Avillion Admiral Cove, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
2012
A comparison study of sessile benthic community of coral reefs between Benuang Bay and Renggis Island, Tioman. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Status Biodiversiti Marin di Kepulauan dan Persisiran Pantai Malaysia 2012 , Avillion Admiral Cove, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
2011
Minimizing impacts of climate change on coastal aquatic resources through the integrated mariculture. In: National Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) , Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside, Malaysia
2010
Landbased poly-eco-aquaculture of abalone and seaweed in the small scale recirculating system using the recycled frozen container . In: UJNR Aquaculture Panel 39th Scientific Symposium: The Present and Future of the Aquaculture Industry , Kagoshima University, Inamori Hall, Kagoshima, Japan
2008
Food uptakes and enzyme activities when the Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baeri (Brandt, 1869), feeds continuously or limitedly . In: World Aquaculture 2008 Meeting Abstract , South Korea
2008
Environmental effects of tilapia (Oreochromis nilotica L.) and artificial feeding on phytoplankton and fish yield in polyculture ponds. In: World Aquaculture 2008 , Busan, Korea
2008
Survival and growth performance of the japanese scallop Patinopecten yessoensis seeds produced in the upper tolerant temperature. In: World Aquaculture 2008 Meeting Abstract , South Korea
2008
Dynamics of nutrients, plankton and benthic macroinvertebrates in rohu Labeo rohita ponds with various densities of common carp Cyprinus carpio. In: World Aquaculture 2008 , Busan, Korea
2005
Nitrogen and phosphorous losses in semi-intensive mono and polyculture systems: very significant difference between fed and unfed ponds. In: World Aquaculture 2005 , Bali, Indonesia
2005
Effects of supplementary feed on food preference of rohu Labeo rohita in mono and polyculture systems. In: Aquaculture America 2005 , New Orleans, Louisiana