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DR. A. SASEKUMAR

Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
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  sasekumar@um.edu.my
 Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
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BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  80
 Articles With Citation Data  23
 Sum of the Times Cited   1628
 Average Citations per Article   70.78
 h-index   15
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
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RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
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Book

2010
  • Chong V.C. & Sasekumar A. Eds. (2010). Scientific Expedition to the Seas of Malaysia (SESMA IV), Institute of Ocean & Earth Sciences, University of Malaya. Results of the Research Findings on the Scientific Expedition to Bachok\'s Coastal Environment, Kelantan, 14-20 June 2008, Malaysian Journal of Science 29 (Special Issue). 

1994
  • Ecology and Conservation of Southeast Asian Marine and Freshwater Environments.1994. Eds: A. Sasekumar, N. Marshall & D J Macintosh. Kluver Academic Publishers, Netherlands. 325 pages 
Chapter in Book

2010
  • Polgar G & A. Sasekumar (2010)The potential of ecotourism and flagship species, and the urgent need for more holistic approaches and higher levels of connectivitiy for endangered tropical mudflats and coastal swamps. In Book: Ecotourism: management, development & impact (eds: A. Krausse & E. Weir)pp 43- 87. Nova Publishers, New York. 

2005
  • Leong, L. F., K K Kwan, V C Chong & A. Sasekumar. 2005. Resource Valuation of Kuala Selangor Mangrove Forest. In (Eds:Sasekumar A & V C Chong) \"Ecology of Klang Strait\". Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. pp 237-259 
  • Sasekumar, A. Macrobenthos of Mangrove Forests in Selangor. In (Eds: Sasekumar, A. & V C Chong)\" Ecology of Klang Strait\". Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. pp 91-100 
  • Sarpedonti, V., A. Sarala & A. Sasekumar. 2005. Phytobenthos in a low shore mangrove forest. In (Eds: Sasekumar, A. & V C Chong)\"Ecology of Klang Strait\" Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. pp 71-74 
  • Sasekumar, A., V C Chong & S M Phang. 2005. Economic Valuation of Coastal Resources in the Straits of Malacca. In (Eds: Sasekumar, A. & V C Chong)\" Ecology of Klang Strait\", Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. pp 261-269 
  • Sasekumar, A. & Y. H. Then 2005. Vegetation, Forestry and Conservation of Selangor Mangrove Forests. In (Eds: Sasekumar, A & V C Chong) \"Ecology of Klang Strait\" Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. pp 57-65 

1992
  • Alongi D M & Sasekumar, A. 1992. Benthic communities. In eds: A I Robertson & Alongi D M: \"TROPICAL MARINE ECOSYSTEMS\", Chapter 6, pp 137-171.American Geophysical Union, Washington D C. 

1984
  • Sasekumar, A. 1984. Methods for the study of mangrove fauna.In eds: S & J Snedaker \" MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM: RESEARCH METHODS\". Unesco Monographs on Oceanography Methodology. UNESCO, Paris. pp 145-161 
Article in Academic Journals

2015
  • Loh, K.-H., Muhammad Ali, S.H., V.C. Chong & A. Sasekumar (2015). Notes on the Moray Eels (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) of Malaysia with Two New Records. Sains Malaysiana 44(1): 41-47 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)

2014
  • Sarala Aikanathan, A. Sasekumar, Santha Chenayah,Yusof Basiron, Kalyana Sundram. 2014. Modelling Oil Palm's Sustainable Management and Practices: A Framework Based On Economic Principles. Journal of Oil Palm, Environment & Health (5): 1-7. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • Chew L.L., V.C.Chong, K. Tanaka, A. Sasekumar (2012). Phytoplankton fuel the energy flow from zooplankton to small nekton in turbid mangrove waters. Marine Ecology Progress Series 469: 7-24 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Sasekumar, A. & H H Moh (2010). A survey of the flora and fauna of mangrove forests in Bachok, Kelantan. Malaysian Journal of Science 29 (special issue): 55-62 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Sasekumar, A., H H Moh & S H Mohammed Ali (2010). Fauna of sandy beaches in Bachok, Kalantan. Malaysian Journal of Science 29 (special issue: 91-94 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2008
  • Nagelkerken, I, S J M Blager, S. Bouillon, P Green, M. Haywood, L G Kirton, J O Meynecke, J Pawlik, H M Penrose, A. Sasekumar, P J Somerfield.2008. The habitat function of mangroves for terrestrial and marine fauna. Aquatic Botany 89: 155-185 (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • Sasekumar, A. & Ooi, A. L. 2005. The Fauna of Langkawi Mangrove Forests. Malaysian Journal of Science 24: 123- 132 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2004
  • Alongi, D M, Sasekumar, A, Chong, V C., et al. 2004. Sediment accumulation and organic material flux in a managed mangrove ecosystem: estimates of land-ocean- atmoshphere exchange in peninsular Malaysia. Marine Geology 208: 383-402 (ISI-Indexed)

2003
  • Alongi, D M., Chong, V C Dixon P, A ., Sasekumar 2003. The influence of fish cage aquaculture on pelagic carbon flow and water chemistry in tidally dominated mangrove estuaries of peninsular Malaysia. Marine Environmental Research 65: 313-333 (ISI-Indexed)

2002
  • Chong V C & A Sasekumar. 2002. Fish communities and fisheries of Sungai Johor and Sungai Pulai Estuaries. Malayan Nature Journal 56: 279-302 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1998
  • Alongi D M, Sasekumar, A., Tirendi, F. Chong V C et al. 1998. The influence of stand age on benthic decomposiion and recycling of organic matter in managed mangrove forests of Malaysia. J Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 225: 197-218 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sasekumar, A & V C Chong. 1998. Faunal diversity in Malaysian mangroves. Global Ecology and Biodiversity Letters: 7: 57-60 (ISI-Indexed)

1996
  • Phang, S M., Shaharuddin, S Noraishah H & A. Sasekumar 1996. Studies on Gracilaria changii (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Malaysian mangroves. 18th International Seaweed Symposium. Vol. 327: 347-352 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Singh, H R., A. Sasekumar. 1996. Wooden panel deterioration by tropical marine wood borers. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 42: 755-769 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sarpedonti, V & A. Sasekumar. 1996. The abundance of diatom species on a low shore mangrove forest, Sementa, Selangor, Malaysia. Wallaceana 77: 21-26 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chong, V C., Sasekumar, A. Wolanski, E. 1996. The role of mangroves in retaining penaeid prawn larvae in Klang Strait, Malaysia. Mangroves and Salt Marshes 1: 11-22 (ISI-Indexed)

1994
  • Sasekumar, A. 1994. Meiofauna of a mangrove shore on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 42: 901-915 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong, V C & A. Sasekumar. 1994. Larval development of the fiddler shrimp Metapenaeopsis stridulans (Alcock, 1905) reared in the laboratory. Journal of Natural History 28: 1265-1285. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sasekumar, A. 1994. Ecology and conservation of Southeast Asian marine and freshwater environments wetlands- preface. Hydrobiologia 285: 1-2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Singh, H R & A Sasekumar. 1994. Distribution and abundance of marine wood borers on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Hydrobiologia 285: 111-121 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Aikanathan, S. & A. Sasekumar. 1994. The community structure of macroalgae in a low shore mangrove forest in Selangor, Malaysia. Hydrobiologia 285: 131-137 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nelson, B W , Sasekumar, A. Z Z Ibrahim. 1994. Neap- Spring tidal effects on dissolved oxygen in 2 Malaysian estuaries. Hydrobiologia 285: 7-17 (ISI-Indexed)

1993
  • Ng, P.K.L. & Sasekumar A. 1993. A new species of Polyonyx Stimpson, 1858, of the P. sinensis group (Crustacea: Decapoda:Anomura: Porcellanidae) commensal with a chaetopterid worm from Peninsular Malaysia. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 67: 467-472 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1992
  • Sasekumar, A, Chong V C, Leh M U & D\'Cruz. 1992. Mangroves as a habitat for fish and prawns. Hydrobiologia 247: 195-207 (ISI-Indexed)

1987
  • Sasekumar, A. & J Y M Ho. 1987. A preliminary study of soil invertebrates on the slopes of Gunung Janing Barat, Johor. Malayan Nature Journal 41: 25-37 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1985
  • Leh, M U C & A. Sasekumar. 1985. The food of sesarmid crabs in Malaysian mangrove forests. Malayan Nature Journal 39: 135-145 

1984
  • Rodelli, Gearing, N. Marshall & A. Sasekumar.1984.Stable isotope ratio as a tracer of mangrove carbon in Malaysian ecosystems. Oceologia 61: 326-333 (ISI-Indexed)

1983
  • Sasekumar, A. & J J Loi 1983. Litter production in a 3 mangrove forest zones in the Malay peninsula. Aquatic Botany 17: 283-290 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thong, K. L., Sasekumar A & N Marshall 1983. Nitrogen concentrations in a mangrove creek with a large tidal range, Peninsular Malaysia. Hydrobiologia 254: 125-132 (ISI-Indexed)

1982
  • Chong V C & A. Sasekumar. 1982. On the identification of 3 morphospecies of prawns: Penaeus merguiensis de Man, Penaeus indicus H Milne and P. pencillatus Alcock. (ISI-Indexed)

1981
  • Chong, V C & Sasekumar, A. 1981. Food and feeding habits of the white prawn Penaeus merguieneis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 5: 185-191 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh, A H. & A. Sasekumar. 1981. The community structure of the fringing coral reef, Cape Rachado. Atoll Research Bulletin 244: 1-11 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1979
  • Lim, B H. & A. Sasekumar 1979. A preliminary study on the feeding biology of mangrove forest primates, Kuala Selangor. Malayan Nature Journal 83: 105-112 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1974
  • Distribution of macrofauna on a Malaysian mangrove shore. J Anim Ecology 43: 51-69 (ISI-Indexed)

1973
  • Berry, A J, Lim R P, Kumar A S. 1973. Reproductive systems and breeding condition in Nerita birmanica from Malayan mangrove swamps. Journal of Zoology 170: 189-200 (ISI-Indexed)

1971
  • Sasekumar, A & R. Serene 1971. Rediscovery of three species of Brachyura in Malaysia. Federation Museum Journal XVI: 75-84 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2006
  • Sasekumar, A., A.L. Ooi and L L Chew (2006) Maintaining mangrove forests for sustainable coastal fisheries. Kyoto Symposium on Mangrove Management. Kyoto, Japan Nov. 11-121 Nov. 2006. Organised by Kyoto University and Int. Islamic University Malaysia. pp 129-134 

2002
  • Chong, V C & A. Sasekumar. 2002. Coastal habitats (mangroves, coral reefs and seagrass beds) of the ASEAN region: status, utilization and management issues. 70th Anniversary. The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, Tokyo, Japan. Vol. 68 (Supplement I): 566-571 

1997
  • Sarpedonti, V & A. Sasekumar. 1997. The Macrobenthos community in the mangrove estuaries in Matang, Perak. Proc JIRCAS Workshop held in Fisheries Research Institute, Penang. 9 Dec. 1996. In (Ed: S. Hayase) Productivity and Sustainable Utilization of Brackish Water Mangrove Ecosystems\". Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheires, Japan. pp 13-23. 

1996
  • Saras, E., S.M. Phang & A. Sasekumar. 1996. A study of some phenological events in a Malaysian Enhalus acoroides bed. Seagrass Biology - Proc. of an International Worskhop (Eds: J. Kuo et al.). Western Australia. pp 33-40 

1995
  • Shafeei, A., S.M. Phang & A. Sasekumar.1995. Agar quality of Gracilaria extracted under various acid and alkali treatments. Proc. Algal Biotechnology in the Asia-Pacific Region (Eds: S.M. Phang et al.). University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. pp 64-69 

1994
  • Singh, H R & A. Sasekumar. 1994. Distribution and abundance of marine catfish (Ariidae)in Matang mangrove waters. Vol.2. Research Papers. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symp on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: S. Sudara et al.). Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 471-478 
  • Zakaria, Zainal A & A. Sasekumar. 1994. The macroinvertebrates in intact and cleared mangrove forests in Malaysia. Vol.2. Research Paper. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symp. on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: S. Sudara, C R Wilkinson & L M Chou), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 433-436 
  • Sasekumar, A., V C Chong & H R Singh. 1994. The physical and chemical characteristics of Matang mangrove waters. Vol. 2. Research Papers. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symp. on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: Sudara, C R Wilkinson & L M Chou). Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 446-454 
  • Chong, V C & A. Sasekumar. 1994. Status of mangrove fisheries in the ASEAN region. Report of the Consultative Forum. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symposium on Living Coastal Resources (Ed: C R Wilkinson). Australian Institute of Marine Sciences, Townsville, Qld. pp 56-61 
  • Sasekumar, A. & K H Lim. 1994. Compatible activities and mangrove forests. Vol. 1. Status Reviews. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symposium on Living Coastal Resources. (Eds: C R Wilkinson, S. Sudara & L M Chou) Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 105-122 
  • Sasekumar, A., V C Chong & K H Lim. 1994. Status of mangrove finfish resources in ASEAN. Vol. I. Status reviews. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symposium on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: C R Wilkinson, S Sudara & L M Chou). Chulalongkorn University, Bankok. pp 139-146 
  • Chong, V. C., A. Sasekumar & K H Lim. 1994. Distribution and abundance of prawns in a Malaysian mangrove system. Vo. 2. Research Papers. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia Symposium on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: S. Sudara et al.). Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 437-445 
  • Yap, Y N., A. Sasekumar & V C Chong. 1994. Sciaenid fishes of Matang mangrove waters. Vol.2. Research Papers. Proc. ASEAN-Australia Symp on Living Coastal Waters (Eds: S. Sudara et al.), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. pp 491-498 
  • Sasekumar, A, V C Chong, K H Lim & H Singh. 1994. The fish community of Matang mangrove waters, Malaysia. Vol.2 Research Papers. Proc. 3rd ASEAN-Australia symp. on Living Coastal Resources (Eds: S Sudara, C R Wilkinson & L M Chou), Chulalonkgorn University, Bangkok. pp 457-464 

1993
  • Leh, M U C & A. Sasekumar 1993.Food of catfish Plotosus canius in Malaysian mangrove waterways. Proc. Workshop on Mangrove Fisheries and Connections. Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.Kuala Lumpur. pp 76-93 

1991
  • Leh, M U C & A. Sasekumar. 1991. Ingression of fish into mangrove creeks of Selangor (Malaysia). Proc. Regional Symp. Living Resources in Coastal Areas (ed: A. C. Alcala)). Marine Sciences Institute, University of the Philippines. pp 495-502 
  • Chong, V. C., G.H. Wee & A. Sasekumar.1991. Inshore fish and prawn communities off a mangrove shore in Selangor, Malaysia. Proc. Regional Symp Living Resources in Coastal Areas (ed: A C Alcala). Marine Sceinces Institute, University of Philippines. pp 503- 512 
  • Sasekumar, A & V C Chong.1991. Fish and prawn communities in mangrove estuaries and mudflats in Selangor(Malaysia). Proc. Reginoal Symp Living Resources in Coastal Area (Ed:A C Alcala), Marine Sciences Institute, University of Philippines. pp 495- 502 

1990
  • D\'Cruz, R. & A. Sasekumar.1990. The role of mangrove inlets as a habitat for juvenile prawns. Proc. 12th Annual Seminar Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences c/o IPS, University of Malaya. pp 183-190 
  • Sasekumar, A., M U Leh, V C Chong, D\'Cruz & M L Audery. 1990. The Sungai Pulai (Johor)- a unique mangrove estuary. Proc. 12th Annual Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences. pp 191-212 

1987
  • Sasekumar, A. & V C Chong 1987. Mangroves and Prawns- further perspectives. Proc. 10th Annual Seminar Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences, Department of Zoology, University of Malaya. pp 10-22 

1984
  • Sasekumar, A., Ong, T L & K L Thong. 1984. Predation of mangrove fauna by marine fishes. Proc. Asian Symp Mangrove Environment (eds: E Soepadmo et al.).University of Malaya and UNESCO. pp 378-384 
  • Thong, K L & A. Sasekumar. 1984. The trophic relationships of the fish community of the Angsa Bank, Selangor, Malaysia. Proc. Asian Symp. Mangrove Environment (eds: E. Soepadmo et al.). University of Malaya & UNESCO. pp 385-399 
  • Ong, T L & A. Sasekumar. 1984. The trophic relationships of fishes in shallow waters adjoining a mangrove shore. Proc Asian Symp Mangrove Environment (eds: E. Soepadmo et al.). University of Malaya and UNESCO. pp 453-469 
  • Leh, M U & A. Sasekumar.1984. Feeding ecology of prawns in shallow waters adjoining mangrove shores. Proc. Asian Symp. Mangrove Environment( Eds: E. Soepadmo et al.) University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Pp 321-353 
  • Sasekumar, A. 1984. Mangrove secondary productivity. Proc. Productivity of Mangrove Ecosystems (Eds: Gong, W K et al.) Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. pp 20-28 
  • Gearing, J., M. Rodelli, N. Marshall, A. Sasekumar. 1984. Initial findings from stable carbon isotope ratios in west coast mangrove areas of Peninsular Malaysia. Proc. Asian Symposium Mangrove Environment (eds: E. Soepadmo et al.). University of Malaya & UNESCO. pp 488-495 

1982
  • Sasekumar, A. 1982. The contribution of mangrove swamps to coastal fisheries resources. Proc. Symp. \"The Malaysian Environment in Crisis\" Published by Consumer Association of Penang. pp 67-69 

1979
  • Sasekumar, A. 1979. The value of mangrove ecosystem and its pollution problems. Proc. 6th FAO/SIDA Workshop on Aquatic pollution in relation to protection of Living Resources. Feb. 1977, Manila, Philippines. pp 332-342 
Technical Report

1980
  • Sasekumar, A. 1980. Report to South China Sea Fisheries Development and Co-ordinating Program (SEAFDEC/FAO), Manila on \"PRESENT STATUS OF MANGROVE ECOSYSTEMS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE IMPACT OF POLLUTION-MALAYSIA\" 68 pages 
Article in Non-Refereed Journals

1983
  • Chan, H T., J E Ong, W K Wong & A. Sasekumar. 1983. The socio-economic, ecological and environmental values of mangrove ecosystems in Malaysia. In: editor B F Clough: The economic and environmental values of mangrove forests and their present conservation in Southeast Asia/Pacific Region. International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems Vol. 1: 41-81 

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