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Name:
ZHAO, Ya-Hui
Subject:
Zoology: Ichthyology
Tel/Fax:
+86-10-64807076  /  +86-10-64807099
E-mail:
zhaoyh@ioz.ac.cn
Address:
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1-5 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R. China
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Resume:
1997: Bachelor of Science; Department of Biology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
2003: Master of Science; Swedish Biodiversity Center, Swedish University of Agriculture and Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
2006: Doctor of Science (PhD); Institute of Zoology, and Graduate University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
1997-current: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Research Interests:

Taxonomy, phylogenetics and evolution of fishes
Studies on Hypogean fishes
Zoogeography
Conservation biology on fishes

Awards and Honors:

Di Ao Award for excellent academic achievement, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005
2000 KFBG (Kodoorie Farm & Botanic Garden) Biodiversity Studentship

Professional Activities:

Research Grants:

Distribution pattern of Chinese freshwater fishes and evaluation on its conservation (Sub-project). The National Key Technologies Research and Development Program.
The species diversity of freshwater fishes in Beijing. Bejing Agriculture Deputy.
Phylogenetics, distribution and evolution of Gobies in Huanghai and Bohai Seas. Natural Science Foundation of China.
Investigation and evaluation on water ecology of Wudongde Dam on the Jinshajiang River. China Three Gorges Corporation.
Ecological value of Fishery in Beijing. Bejing Agriculture Deputy
Survey on Fish Resource in Hainan Island (Sub-Project). Ministry of Science and Technology of People’s Republic of China.

Selected Publications:

About 60 publications has been published including three books.

  1. Noakes, David L. G., Romero, Aldemaro, Zhao, Yahui and Zhou, Yingqi, 2010. Chinese Fishes (Reprinted from Environmental Biology of Fishes, Vol 86-1, 2009). New York: Springer, pp278.
  2. Zhao, Yahui and Zhang, Chunguang. 2009. Endemic Fishes of Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China --- Species diversity, Cave adaption, Systematic and Zoogeography. Bejing: Science Press, pp271+49 plates.
  3. Zhao, Yahui, Zhang, Chunguang, Zhou, Jie, 2009. Sinocyclocheilus guilinensis, a new species from an endemic cavefish group (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China. Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 137-142. (SCI)
  4. Zhao, Yahui, Zhang, Chunguang, 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Sinocyclocheilus anophthalmus Chen et Chu, 1988 (Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 163. (SCI)
  5. Zhao, Yahui, Zhang, Chunguang, 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Brachymystax lenok tsinlingensis Li, 1966 (Salmonidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 11-12. (SCI)
  6. Zhao, Yahui, Lan, Jiahu, Zhang, Chunguang, 2009. A new cavefish species, Sinocyclocheilus brevibarbatus (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), from Guangxi, China. Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 203-209. (SCI)
  7. Zhao, Yahui, Fang, Fang, Kullander, Sven O, Zhang, Chunguang, 2009. A review of the genus Distoechodon (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), and description of a new species. Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 31-44. (SCI)
  8. Romero, Aldemaro, Zhao, Yahui, Chen, Xiaoyong, 2009.The Hypogean Fishes of China. Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 86, 211-278. (SCI)
  9. Li, Gaoyan, Wang, Xuzhen, Zhao, Yahui, Zhang, Jie, Zhang, Chunguang, He, Shunping, 2009. Speciation and phylogeography of Opsariichthys bidens (Pisces: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in China: Analysis of the Cytochrome b gene of mtDNA from diverse populations. Zoological Studies Vol. 48, No. 4, 569-583. (SCI)