Alireza Asem

Research Interest: Biosystematic, Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Genetics

Post Doctoral: Marine Biology, specialization in Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Genetics (2015- 2017) Ocean University of China, China

Ph.D: Aquatic Biology, specialization in Aquatic Systematics and Evolution (2012-2015) Ocean University of China, China

M.Sc.: Zoology, specialization in Biosystematics (2002-2005) Razi University, Iran

B.Sc.: Biology, specialization in Zoology (1997-2002) Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Publications

- Asem A., Li W , Wang P., Eimanifar A., Shen C.-Y., De Vos S. and Van Stappen G. (In press) The complete mitochondrial genome of Artemia sinica Cai, 1989 (Crustacea: Anostraca) using next-generation sequencing. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources
 

- Asem A., Wang P. and Sun S.C. (In press) Comparative phylogenetic perspectives on the evolutionary relationships in the brine shrimp Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Anostraca) based on secondary structure of ITS1 gene. Journal of Genetic Resources

 

- Wang Z.C., Wu J. and Asem A. (In Press) Occurrence of a tumour-like abnormality in the telson skeleton of the brine shrimp Artemia (Branchiopoda, Anostraca). Crustacean

 

- Saleem Chang M., Asem A. and Sun S.C. (In Press) Morphological abnormality in Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Anostraca): a specimen with three compound eyes. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica

 

- Wang Z.C., Wu J. and Asem A. (2019) Combined effect of salinity and ferric citrate on the biometric characterization of Artemia cysts under laboratory condition. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 19 (5): 447-450. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Xu Y.-Sh., Wang P. and Li W. (2018) The complete mitochondrial genome of the pallid seahorse Solegnathus hardwickii (Actinopterygii; Syngnathiformes; Syngnathidae) obtained using next-generation sequencing. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 3: 925-926. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Wang P. and Li W. (2018) The complete mitochondrial genome of the Asian river pipefish Doryichthys boaja (Actinopterygii; Syngnathiformes; Syngnathidae) obtained using next-generation sequencing. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 3: 776-777. (Full Text)

 

- Wang Z.C., Asem A. and Sun S.C. (2017) Coupled effects of photoperiod, temperature and salinity on diapause induction of the parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) from Barkol Lake, China. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 13: 12-17. (Full Text)

 

- Saleem Chang M., Asem A. and  Sun S.C. (2017) The incidence of rare males in seven parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) populations. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41: 138-143. (Full Text)

 

-Asem A., Eimanifar A. and Sun S.C. (2016) Genetic variation and evolutionary origins of parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) with different ploidies. Zoologica Scripta, 45: 421-436. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Eimanifar A. and Mohammad Golizad M.R. (2016 ) Urmia Lake with the names of Shaha-va-Tele and Shah-Tele. International Journal of Aquatic Science, 7: 56-57, (Full Text)

 

- Eimanifar A., Asem A., Djamali M., and Wink M. (2016) A note on the biogeographical origin of the brine shrimp Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 from Urmia Lake, Iran. Zootaxa, 4097 (2): 294-300. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Sun S.C. (2016) Morphological differentiation of seven parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) populations from China, with special emphasis on ploidy degrees. Microscopy Research and Technique, 79:258-266. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Eimanifar A. and Wink M. (2016) Update of "Biodiversity of the Hypersaline Urmia Lake National Park (NW Iran)". Diversity, 8: 6, doi:10.3390/d8010006 (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Eimanifar A. (2016) Updating historical record on brine shrimp Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) from Urmia Lake (Iran) in the first half of the10th century AD. International Journal of Aquatic Science, 7: 3-5. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Sun S.C.  (2014) SEM study of diversity in the cyst surface topography of nine parthenogenetic Artemia populations from China, Microscopy Research and Technique, 77:1005–1014. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Sun S.C. (2014) Biometric characterization of Chinese parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) cysts, focusing on its relationship with ploidy and habitat altitude, North-Western Journal of Zoology, 10 (1): 149-157. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Eimanifar A., Djamal M., De los Rios P. and Wink M. (2014) Biodiversity of the Hypersaline Urmia Lake National Park (NW Iran), Diversity, 6: 102-132. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Sun S.C. (2013) A new gynandromorphic morphological pattern in Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Anostraca), Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki, 20: 382-386. (Full Text)

 

- Bhattacharjee D., Asem A., Eimanifar A., Castro MJ., Castro MG. and Orozco D.I. (2013) Effect of inorganic mercury concentration on biometric, survival and LC50 of Artemia franciscana Kellogg, 1906 (Crustacea:Anostraca), e-bios, 1 (3): 6-11. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Mahmoudi A. (2013) Weight-Frequency Percentage (%WF) of ionic composition of Urmia Lake in last 156-year (1852-2008), Sustainability, Agri, Food and Environmental Research, 1 (1): 46-51. (Full Text)

 

- Fathi M. and Asem A. (2013) Investigating the impact of NaCl salinity on growth, β-carotene, and chlorophyll a in the content life of halophytes of algae Chlorella sp., AACL Bioflux, 6 (3): 241-245. (Full Text)

 

- Mohebbi F,. Mohsenpour Azari A. and  Asem A. (2012) Phytoplankton population and its indices in Aras dam reservoir, Iranian Journal of Biology, 25 (2): 316-328. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A, and Rogers DC. (2012) Clarification of the publication date for Artemia urmiana Günther (Crustacea: Anostraca): 1890, 1899 or 1900?, International Journal of Artemia Biology, 2(2); 3-6. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Mohebbi F. and  Ahmadi R. (2012) Drought in Urmia Lake, the largest natural habitat of brine shrimp Artemia, World aquaculture, 43 (1); 36-38. (Full Text)

 

- Mohebbi F., Mohsenpour Azari A., Heidari M. and  Asem A. (2012) Cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa bloom in Aras dam reservoir of Iran: a case study, International Journal of Environmental Research, 6 (1): 309-312 (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. (2011) New concepts for hatching quality and evaluation of brine shrimp Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) cyst, World aquaculture, 42 (1); 11-13,58. (Full Text)

 

- Mohsenpour Azari A.  Mohebbi F. and Asem A. (2011) Seasonal changes in phytoplankton community structure in relation to physico-chemical factors in Bukan-dam reservoir (northwest Iran), Turkish Journal of Botany, 35, 77-84. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A Rastegar-Pouyani N. and De los Rios P.  (2010) The genus Artemia Leach, 1819 (Crustacea: Branchiopoda): true and false taxonomical descriptions, Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 38 (3): 501-506. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Rastegar-Pouyani N., De Los Rios P., Manaffar R. and Mohebbi F. (2010) Biometrical comparison of Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 (Crustacea: Anostraca) cysts between rainy and drought years (1994-2003/4) from Urmia Lake, Iran, International Journal of Biological and Life Sciences, 6 (2): 100-106. (Full Text)

 

- Djamali M., Ponel P., Delille T., Thiéry A.,  Asem A., Andrieu-Ponel V., Beaulieu J., Lahijani H., Shah-Hosseini M., Amini A. and Stevens L. (2010) A 200,000-year record of Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) remains in Lake Urmia, NW Iran, Int. J. Aqu. Sci, 1 (1): 14-18. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Rastegar-Pouyani N. (2010) Different salinities effect on biometry of nauplii and meta-nauplii of two Artemia (Crustacea; Anostraca) populations from Urmia Lake basin, Int. J. Aqu. Sci, 1 (1): 10-13. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Atashbar B., Rastegar-Pouyani N. and Agh N. (2010) Morphological and biometric characterisation of rare male and sexual dimorphism in parthenogenetic Artemia  (Crustacea: Anostraca), Zoology in the Middle East, 49: 115-117. (Full Text)

 

- Mohsenpour Azari A., Asem A., Motallebi A., Mohebbi F. and Shiri S. (2009) Length-weight frequency and sex ratio of Crayfish, Astacus leptodactylus, in Aras Reservoir, West Azerbaijan; Iran, Iranian Scientific Fisheries Journal, 18(3): 139-148. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Atashbar B., Rastegar-Pouyani N. and Agh N. (2009) Biometric comparison of two parthenogenetic populations of Artemia Leach, 1819 from the Urmia Lake basin, Iran (Anostraca: Artemiidae), Zoology in the Middle East, 47: 117-120. (Full Text)

 

- De los Rios P. and Asem A. (2008) Diameter comparison of frontal knobs in Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 (Crustacea, Anostraca): Possible similarities with New World populations, Crustaceana, 81(11): 1281-1288. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. (2008) Historical record on brine shrimp Artemia more than one thousand years ago from Urmia Lake, Iran, Journal of Biological Research, 9: 113-114. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Rastegar-Pouyani N. (2008) Morphological differentiation of Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 (Crustacea: Anostraca) in different geographical stations from the Urmia Lake-Iran, Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (2): 222-228. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A. and Rastegar-Pouyani N. (2007) Sexual dimorphism in Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 (Anostraca: Artemiidae) from the Urmia Lake (West Azerbaijan, Iran), Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 6 (12): 1409-1415. (Full Text)

 

- Asem A., Rastegar-Pouyani N. and Agh N. (2007) Biometrical study of Artemia urmiana (Anostraca: Artemiidae) cysts harvested from Lake Urmia (West Azerbaijan, Iran), Turkish Journal of  Zoology, 31: 171-180. (Full Text)