Experts

Prof. Dr. Chong Ving Ching

University of Malaya (UM)
Gender
Male

Expertise

  • Agricultural
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Environment
  • Biodiversity

Specialization

  • Fishes

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia

Educational Background

  • 1991 - 1994
    PhD in Marine Biology, Ecology, Zoology, University of Malaya
  • 1977 - 1980
    Master in Marine Biology, Ecology , Zoology, University of Malaya
  • 1973 - 1976
    Bachelor in Marine Biology, Ecology , Zoology,, University of Malaya

Working Experience

  • 2014 - 2015
    Assessment Panel
    Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education
  • 2014 - 2014
    Assessment Panel
    IPPP
  • 2014 - 2015
    Advisory Committe
    Department of Fisheries
  • 2013 - 2013
    Advisory Committe
    Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Agrobased Industry
  • 2013 - 2013
    Nominated Member
    IUCN Mangrove Specialist Group
  • 2012 - 2013
    National Technical Committee Member
    Jabatan Perikanan Malaysia
  • 2012 - 2015
    Expert Panel Member
    MOSTI
  • 1988 - 1992
    Member
    Association South East Asian Marine Scientists
  • 1987 - 2001
    Member
    World Aquaculture Society
  • 1985 - 2010
    Founding Member
    Asian Fisheries Society
  • 1983 - 1985
    Member
    American Fisheries Society
  • 1983 - 1988
    Member
    Network of Tropical Fisheries Scientists
  • 1977 - 1985
    Member
    Malayan Nature Society
  • 2014 - 2014
    Member of The Advisory Panel for Aquaculture Data
    Department of Fisheries
  • 2014 - 2016
    Faculty Science Representative to Academic Advisory Committee (JPA) for Institute of Postgraduate Student
    University of Malaya
  • 2014 - 2016
    Member of Committee for Higher Degree (JKIT)
    Institute of Biological Science, Faculty of Science
  • 2014 - 2016
    Member Advisory Committee in Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture
    University of Malaya
  • 2014 - 2015
    Head of Unit
    University of Malaya
  • 2014 - 2014
    Member of Evaluation Committee for Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
    University of Malaya
  • 2012 - 2014
    Ahli JK Kurikulum ISB Peringkat Jabatan
    Institute of Biological Science, Faculty of Science
  • 2011 - 2013
    IPS, Ahli JK Pemeriksa Peperiksaan Ijazah Sarjana Falsafah
    University of Malaya
  • 2012 - 2012
    Head of Level
    University of Malaya
  • 2012 - 2012
    Head, Marine Living Resources, Biotechnology and Ecosystem Unit
    Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (Ioes), Deputy of Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

Contribution

  • 2015
    Advisor
    Evaluation of R,D &C Research Grant Applications, MOSTI
  • 2012
    Advisor
    Project FAO on Sustainable Management of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystems (BOBLME)
  • 2011
    Advisor
    Curriculum Planning for New Courses for MSc Applied Biology,Fakulti Sains Gunaan, UiTM
  • 2011
    Committee
    Organizing "UM- Academia Sinica International Workshop on Earth System Science ,24 Feb 2011
  • 2010
    Advisor
    Formation of the Mangrove Research Centre ,Carey Island
  • 2010
    Committee
    Organization of /"International Conference of South China Sea : Sustaining Ocean Productivities, Maritime Communities and the Climate/"
  • 2009
    Chairman
    Mangrove Values and Services Workshop, Carey Island
  • 2008
    Chairman
    Bachok Scienific Expedition to survey the coastal resources of Kelantan
  • 2004
    Committee
    Second Langkawi Scientific Expedition, UMMReC (now IOES)
  • 2004
    Expert
    SESMA Voyage I to Pulau Perak and Pulau Jarak ,on R/V Reef Challenger, to survey the offshore resources of Straits of Malacca (Malaysia)
  • 2003
    Expert
    First Langkawi Scientific and Natural Heritage Expedition , LADA
  • 2003
    Advisor
    Evaluation of Top- Down R&D Prioritized Research Projects: Mangrove forests and Wetlands
  • 1998
    Advisor
    Impact of World Fisheries Harvests on Sustainability & Diversity of Marine Ecosystems
  • 1997
    Expert
    Refresher Course in Wetlands and Coastal Systems
  • 1981
    Expert
    Scientific Research Cruise of South China Sea to Study/ " Pelagic Ecosystem Dynamics of the Western Pacific/'

Recognition

  • 2014
    Certificate of Appreciation: Speaker in 1st Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network Symposium
  • 2014
    Certificate of Appreciation. Judge for 18th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress
  • 2014
    Certificate of Appreciation. Head of Scientific Committee, Klang Island Seminar
  • 2012
    A Method for Producing An Aquaculture Feed
  • 2012
    POME- BAC For Commercial Production of Aquaculture Feed and High Value Fish Biomalaysia 2011
  • 2010
    Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang
  • 2005
    Saintis Cemerlang 2005, in recognition of gold medal award in Invention Exhibition in Geneva
  • 2005
    Rhodobac: For Healthy Fish and Prawns and a Clean Environment (Leader: Prof. Vikineswary, S. )

Research

  • 2013 - 2014
    Study on Malaysian Fish Otoliths
  • 2013 - 2016
    Anthropogenic Warming and Zooplankton Community in Tropical Coastal Waters
  • 2013 - 2014
    Elucidating the Environmental-Aquaculture Interactions in Cockle Culture Tidal Flat, Selangor and Perak
  • 2012 - 2014
    Elucidating trophic energy flow in a mangrove estuary using stable isotopes and lipid tracers
  • 2012 - 2014
    Microheterotrophyic transformation of palm oil mill effluent (POME) into single- cell protein (SCP) and single- cell oil (SCO) and their application as aquaculture feed
  • 2012 - 2014
    Application of digital image recognition methods with semantic annotation for marine fish and invertebrate species identification
  • 2011 - 2011
    Commercializing POME- BAC for Aquaculture
  • 2011 - 2015
    Elucidating the environmental- aquaculture interactions in cockle tidal flats, Selangor & Perak, Malaysia
  • 2011 - 2012
    Linking marine biotopes: fish diversity-seascape mosaics, interrelationships, trophodynamics and life cycle dependencies
  • 2010 - 2012
    Benthic Food Web in Malaysian Mangrove Forests
  • 2009 - 2010
    Ecology and control of mudlobsters in Carey Island
  • 2008 - 2009
    Effects and control of biofouling on mangrove seedlings
  • 2008 - 2009
    Bachok coastal flora and fauna
  • 2007 - 2008
    Enrichment of live zooplankton feed for aquaculture
  • 2007 - 2008
    Quantifying nursery value of mangrove for fisheries: A multi-criteria approach
  • 2007 - 2010
    Bioremediation of mariculture effluents using indigenious microbial organisms
  • 2007 - 2009
    Integrated Biological Database Initiative (IBDI)
  • 2007 - 2009
    Integrated Biodiversity Database- Networking malaysian Biodiversity Resources using Innovative Methods and Computational Tools
  • 2006 - 2011
    Study on the biology, ecology and management of commercially- important fish species in mangrove estuaries and related coastal waters of Malaysia
  • 2005 - 2009
    Ecology and physiology of mudlobsters in Carey island
  • 2003 - 2005
    Floristic and faunistic studies of nothern Langkawi
  • 1999 - 2002
    Environmental effects of fish cage aquaculture in mangrove waters
  • 1996 - 1999
    Ecology of Klang Strait
  • 1995 - 2000
    Productivity and sustainable utilization of brackish water mangrove ecosystems
  • 1991 - 1994
    ASEAN- AUSTRALIA Cooperative Program on Marine Science: Living Coastal Resources (Phase II)
  • 1989 - 1991
    Contribution of mangrove detritus to the production of commercially important shrimp species

Publication

  • 2015
    Loo P.L., Chong, V.C., Shaliza, I., Vikineswary, S., (2015). Manipulating Culture Conditions and Feed Quality to Increase the Survival of Larval Marble Goby Oxyeleotris marmorata. North American Journal of Aquaculture 77(2): 149- 159 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Lim, A.C.O, Chong, V.C, Chew, W.X., Muniandy, S.V., Wong C.S, Ong, Z.C. 2015. Sound production in the tiger-tail seahorse Hippocampus comes: insights into the sound producing mechanisms. J. Acoustical Society of America. 138(1):404-412 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Lawson, J.M., Foster, S. J. Foster, Lim, A. C. O. Lim, V. C. Chong and A. C. J. Vincent (2015). Novel life- history data for threatened seahorses provide insight into fishery effects. Journal of Fish Biology 86, 1-15. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Chew L.-L., Chong V.C., Ooi A.L., A. Sasekumar (2015). Vertical migration and positioning behavior of copepods in a mangrove estuary: Interactions between tidal, diel light and lunar cycles. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 152: 142-152. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Moh, H.H., Chong V.C.and A. Sasekumar (2015). Distribution and burrow morphology of three sympatric species of Thalassina mud lobsters in relation to environmental parameters on a Malayan mangrove shore. Journal of Sea Research 95: 75-83 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Madin J. & Chong V.C. 2015. Biofouling challenge and management methods in marine aquaculture. In Saleem M., Rossita S. (eds). Aquaculture Ecosystems: Adaptability and Sustainability, pp. 107-138. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., United Kingdom.
  • 2012
    Chong V.C., King, B. and Wolanski, E. (2012). Physical features and hydrography. In Sasekumar A. & Chong V.C. (eds). Mangrove and Coastal Environment of Selangor, Malaysia. IOES Monograph Series 14, pp. 1-15. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya
  • 2012
    Chong, V.C., Sasekumar, A. and Zgozi, S.W. (2012). Ecology of fish and shrimp communities. In: Sasekumar, A. & Chong, V.C. (eds) Mangrove and Coastal Environment of Selangor, Malaysia. IOES Monograph Series 14, pp. 215- 241. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya
  • 2012
    Ong S. P., Shawn Cheng, Chong V. C. & Tan Y. S. (2012). Perosak Bakau Yang Ditanam di Semenanjung Malaysia. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978-967-5221-80-4.
  • 2012
    Sasekumar A. & Chong V. C. (Eds)(2012). Mangrove and Coastal Environment of Selangor, Malaysia. IOES Monograph No. 14, UM Press, Kuala Lumpur. 290 pp. ISBN 978-967-0380-10-0
  • 2010
    Su Ping Ong, Shawn, Ving- Ching Chong & Yee- Siang Tan (2010). Pests of Planted Mangroves in Peninsular Malaysia. Forestry Research Institute Malaysia. (in press)
  • 2010
    Chong V. C. (2010). Mangrove Conservation- A Fisheye View. Inaugural Lecture, July 8, 2010, University of Malaya.
  • 2008
    Siti Aisyah Alias and Chong Ving- Ching (eds). (2008). Scientific Expedition to the Seas of Malaysia (SESMA I& II), Institute of Ocean & Earth Sciences, University of Malaya. Malaysian Journal of Science 27 (Special Issue)
  • 2007
    Chong, V.C., A. Sasekumar, E. Wolanski (2007). The role of mangroves in retaining penaeid prawn larvae in Klang Strait, Malaysia. In Y. Mazda, E. Wolanski & P.V. Ridd (eds). The Role of Physical Processes in Mangrove Environments: Manual for the Preservation and Utilization of Mangrove Ecosystems, pp. 547-558. TERRAPUB,Tokyo.
  • 2007
    Ooi, A.L., Chiew L.L. and Chong, V.C. (2007). Diurnal abundance of zooplankton particularly fish larvae in Sungai Sangga Kecil, Matang. Pages 443-451 in M.I. Shaharuddin, M. Azahar, U. Razani, A.B. Kamaruzzaman, K.L. Lim, R. Suhaili, M.S. Jalil and A. Latiff, eds. Sustainable Management of Matang Mangroves: 100 Years and Beyond. Forest Biodiversity Series 4. Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia, Intiprint Publisher.
  • 2007
    Chong, V.C. (2007). Fifteen years of fisheries research in the Matang mangroves What have we learnt? Pages 411-429 in M.I. Shaharuddin, M. Azahar, U. Razani, A.B. Kamaruzzaman, K.L. Lim, R. Suhaili, M.S. Jalil and A. Latiff, (eds.) Sustainable Management of Matang Mangroves: 100 Years and Beyond. Forest Biodiversity Series 4. Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia. ISBN 983-9269-42-9. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • 2007
    Phang, S. M., Azhar Hussin, Chong V. C., Rosli Hashim & Siti Aisyah Alias (2007) (eds). Gems in the Straits of malacca: The Natural History of Pulau Jarak & Pulau Perak. University of Malaya Maritime Research Centre. ISBN
  • 2005
    Sasekumar, A., Chong, V.C., and S.M. Phang (2005). Economic valuation of coastal resources in the Straits of Malacca. In: (Sasekumar, A. & Chong, V.C., eds) Ecology of Klang Strait, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 253-261.
  • 2005
    Leong, L.F., Kwan, K.K., Chong, V.C. and A. Sasekumar (2005). Resource valuation of Kuala Selangor mangrove forest. In: (Sasekumar, A. & Chong, V.C., eds) Ecology of Klang Strait, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 230-252.
  • 2005
    Azhar Hussin, Chong V.C., Md Yusoff Musa, Md Sofian Azirun, Rosli Hashim, Phang S.M. (eds). Scientific Expedition to Langkawi by the University of Malaya Maritime Research Centre, Malaysian Journal of Science 24 (Special Issue), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2005
    Phang Siew Moi, Azhar Hussin, Chong Ving Ching, Mary George, Siti Aisyah Alias & Ho Sinn Chye (2006). Innovations and Technologies in Oceanography for Sustainable Development. Proc. of the International Conference on Innovations and Technologies in Oceanography for Sustainable Development, Sept 2005
  • 2005
    Sasekumar, A. and Chong V.C. (eds). (2005). Ecology of Klang Strait. University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur. 269 pp.
  • 2004
    Phang, S.M., Chong V.C., Ho S.C., Noraeni Mokhtar and Jillian Ooi L. S. (eds). (2004). Marine Science Into the New Millenium: New Perspective and Challenges. Proc. Asia Pacific Conference on Marine Science and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 691 pp.
  • 1999
    Chong V.C. (1999). Mangrove Fisheries of the Sungai Johor Estuarine System. Preparation of an Integrated Management Plan for Sustainable Use of the Johor Mangrove Forests. Project Document No. 8, Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia, Danish Cooperation for Environment and Development and Johor State Government.
  • 1999
    Chong, V.C. and Choo P.S. (eds). Proc. 3rd Annual Seminar on Productivity and Sustainable Utilization of Brackish Water Marine Ecosystems, JIRCAS, Tsukuba, Japan. 154 pp.
  • 1994
    Chong V.C. and A. Sasekumar (1994). Status of mangrove fisheries in the ASEAN region. In: (Wilkinson, C., Ed.) ASEAN-Australia Symposium on Living Coastal Resources, Consultative Forum Living Coastal Resources of Southeast Asia: Status and Management, pp. 56-61. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.

Presentation

  • 17-12-2014
    Diversity and standing stocks of the fish and invertebrate fauna around Klang Islands (Oral)
    Universiti Malaya, Sime Darby Plantation, Forestry Dept, Fisheries Dept, NGO's
  • 17-07-2010
    Marine Biodiversity and Conservation in the South China Sea, with Emphasis on Ichthyofauna (Malaysia) (Keynote)
    NSYSU and Marine National Park Headquarters, Taiwan

Consultancy

  • 2006 - 2007
    Kuala Perlis Dredging Project (2006/7)
  • 1997 - 1998
    Malacca Straits Demonstration: Coastal Resource Mapping and GIS
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