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Details of Mr. Sing Tung Teng   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak ( UNIMAS)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Jalan Dato Mohd Musa Kota Samarahan 94300
Kota Samarahan
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality Malaysia
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Degree Doctor of Philosophy Aquatic Science
Job type Research
Research Activities My research interest is morphological and molecular characterization and toxicology of the toxic marine microalgae in Malaysia. The genus Pseudo-nitzchia is a group of pennate chain-forming diatoms, which produce the toxin domoic acid, responsible for amnesic shellfish poisoning. I had published some of the Pseudo-nitzschia papers during my master and Ph.D study ongoing now. The first toxic species of Pseudo-nitzschia had been reported recently in one my publication (“Pseudo-nitzschia kodamae sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a toxigenic species from Strait of Malacca, Malaysia”). Besides the diatom, I also assisted on the ongoing harmful algae project in lab such as the fish kill (“ A bloom of Karlodinium australe (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae) associated with mass mortality of cage-cultured fishes in West Johor strait, Malaysia”), shellfish poisoning and potential blooming algae.
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise a. Phycology, Diatom, Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs). b. Zooplankton. c. Physical oceanography.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Sing Tung TENG)

Teng, S. T., Lim, H. C., Lim, P. T., Rivera-Vilarelle, M., Quijano-Scheggia, S., Takata, Y., Quilliam, M. A., Wolf, M., Bates, S. S. & Leaw, C. P. [2015]. A non-toxigenic but morphologically and phylogenetically distinct new species of Pseudo-nitzschia, P. sabit sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology. 51: 706?725.
Teng, S. T., Lim, H. C., Lim, P. T., Dao, V. H., Bates, S. S. & Leaw, C. P. [2014]. Pseudo-nitzschia kodamae sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a toxigenic species from the Strait of Malacca, Malaysia. Harmful Algae. 34:17?28.
Teng, S. T., Dmitriev, D. A., Bates, S. S., Lim, H. C., Lim, P. T., & Leaw, C. P. [2014]. Introducing a web-based interactive identification key to species of Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae). Harmful Algae News 49: 14.
Teng, S. T., Leaw, C. P., Lim, H. C. & Lim, P. T. [2013]. Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in Malaysia: new records of taxa from field investigations, with description of a new morphotypes from the pseudodelicatissima complex. Botanica Marina. 56:375?98.

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Created: 2015-10-02 Last Updated: 2016-06-16