Rafhiah Kahar

rafhiah.kahar@ubd.edu.bn

Assistant Lecturer, Institute for Biodiversity and Environmental Research

     

     

Rafhiah Kahar is an assistant lecturer who have been teaching environmental education on tropical biodiversity and conservation at the Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre since 2005. She is passionate about biodiversity conservation and since 2013 she started getting involved in research through several collaborative projects. She has since developed a special interest in freshwater ecology and have been studying aquatic invertebrates and fishes. Currently, she is undertaking a research project is on the reproductive ecology of cyprinid fishes for her PhD thesis.

EDUCATION

BSc. Education (Maj. Biology), MSc in Biology (by research)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ecology of freshwater fishes and invertebrates, insect biology

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Scopus Publications

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Google Scholar Citations

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Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Kate Baker, Claas Damken, Jean-Luc Gattolliat, Ulmar Grafe, Rafhiah Kahar, Albert Orr, Michel Sartori, Rodzay A Wahab, Herbert Zettel, Michael A Chadwick (2019). Carpooling with ecologists, geographers and taxonomists: perceptions from conducting environmental research in tropical regions. Biodiversity and Conservation, 1-7.

K Baker, MA Chadwick, RAR McGill, RA Wahab, R Kahar. Macroinvertebrate trophic structure on waterfalls in Borneo (2017). Marine and Freshwater Research 68 (11), 2061-2069

K Baker, MA Chadwick, R Kahar, ZH Sulaiman, RA Wahab (2017). Fluvial biotopes influence macroinvertebrate biodiversity in South‐East Asian tropical streams. Ecosphere 7 (12)

K Baker, MA Chadwick, RA Wahab, RS Kahar. (2016). Benthic community structure and ecosystem functions in above and below-waterfall pools in Borneo. Hydrobiologia. DOI 10.1007/s10750-016-2975-4

K Kuřavová, J Šipoš, RA Wahab, RS Kahar (2017) Zorotypus asymmetricus sp. nov. from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo (Insecta: Zoraptera). Zootaxa, 4286 (2), 285-290

TOP PUBLICATIONS

OO Osunkoya, FE Othman, RS Kahar (2005). Growth and competition between seedlings of an invasive plantation tree, Acacia mangium, and those of a native Borneo heath-forest species, Melastoma beccarianum. Ecological Research 20 (2), 205-214

K Kuřavová, J Šipoš, RA Wahab, RS Kahar, P Kočárek (2016). Feeding patterns in tropical groundhoppers (Tetrigidae): a case of phylogenetic dietary conservatism in a basal group of Caelifera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179 (2), 291-302

H Hippa, D Kaspřák, SRH Abd Kahar, J Ševčík (2016) Two new Oriental species of Paramanota Tuomikoski (Diptera: Mycetophilidae), with DNA sequence data. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 64, 360-367

K Kuřavová, J Šipoš, RA Wahab, RS Kahar (2017) Zorotypus asymmetricus sp. nov. from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo (Insecta: Zoraptera). Zootaxa, 4286 (2), 285-290

K Baker, MA Chadwick, RA Wahab, RS Kahar. (2016). Benthic community structure and ecosystem functions in above and below-waterfall pools in Borneo. Hydrobiologia. DOI 10.1007/s10750-016-2975-4

K Baker, MA Chadwick, R Kahar, ZH Sulaiman, RA Wahab (2017). Fluvial biotopes influence macroinvertebrate biodiversity in South‐East Asian tropical streams. Ecosphere 7 (12)

GRANT DETAILS

UBD FIC block grant February 2018 to January 2019