Alireza Asem

Email: asem[dot]alireza[at]gmail[dot]com


Post Doctoral: Marine Biology, specialization in Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Genetics (2015- Present) 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



- 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)