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Professor Ali Mohammed Al-Aidaroos

Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, King Abdulaziz University


My principal research interest lie in the area of Red Sea Zooplankton. I am currently investigating the anthropogenic and climate change induced impacts on Red Sea Zooplankton. Taxonomy of zooplankton and describing the taxonomic characters of larval forms of Red Sea brachyuran decapods are also my current area of research. Ph.D. in Marine Sciences, Liverpool University, UK. M.Sc. in Marine Biology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA. B.Sc. in Marine Biology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA Dean of Faculty of Marine Sciences, KAU. Member of permanent committee of Scientific Council, KAU. Supervisor of Sponsorships' Management, KAU. Vice dean, Deanship of Graduate Studies, KAU. Vice dean for postgraduate studies and scientific research, Faculty of Marine Sciences, KAU. The Plankton Research Group formed under my leadership at King Abdulaziz University consists of researchers from different countries mainly investigating the impacts of UV-B and warming on Red Sea Zooplankton. Also initiated international research projects in collaboration with research institutes such as GEOMAR ( Kiel, Germany), Senckenberg Nature Research Society ( Frankfurt, Germany) and Motes Marine Laboratory (US).