Malaysia Harmful Algae Research Group


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We are a research group working on harmful algae in Malaysia, whose mission is to investigate species occurrence, seasonal distribution and population dynamic of the harmful marine microalgae.

Fish Kills in the Johor Straits

5 Mar 2015. Massive blooms recurred and fish kills  were spotted along the Johor Strait, caused  losses to of both Malaysian and Singapore’s farm operators .

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The events were attributed to Karlodinium australe [Journal article].

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Dao, V.H., Phan, V.B., Teng, S.T., Uchida, H., Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Suzuki, T. & Pham, K.Y. 2015. Pseudo-nitzschia fukuyoi (Bacillariophyceae), a domoic acidproducing species from Nha Phu Bay, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. Fisheries Science DOI 10.1007/s12562-015-0864-9  [PDF]

Lim, H.C., Leaw, C.P., Tan, T.H., Kon, N.F., Yek, L.H., Hii, K.S., Teng, S.T., Mohd Razali, R., Usup, G., Iwataki, M., Lim, P.T. 2014. A bloom of Karlodinium australe (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae) associated with mass mortality of cage-cultured fishes in West Johor Strait, Malaysia. Harmful Algae 40: 51-62. [PDF]

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