Faculty and Staff
Title: Doctor of Philosophy
Research Field:
Department: Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology & Environmental Sciences
E-mail: +86-532-82891860 +86-13953245164

Research Field
Marine Biology, Fisheries Resources, Fish biodiversity


Research Interests
Marine biology, Fisheries resources, Molecular ecology, Larval and juvenile ecology



Resume of Work
2018.09- present Professor                 IOCAS
2017.04- present Guest Associate Professor UT 
2015.12-2018.08  Associate Professor       IOCAS
2013.07-2015.12  Assistant Professor       IOCAS
*IOCAS----Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
* UT ----The University of Tokyo


2011.10-2012.09, University of Tokyo, Japan
2010.09-2013.06, Ocean University of China, China
2009.04-2009.08, Kunming Institute of Zoology CAS, China
2008.09-2010.06, Ocean University of China, China
2004.09-2008.06, Ocean University of China, China


Honors and Awards
2020, Member of Youth Innovation Promotion Association,Chinese Academy of Sciences
2019,Member of SPF, ICES
2019, Member of WG43, PICES
2018, Distinguished Young Scholars of Huiquan, IOCAS
2014, “Award of Excellent Poster Presentation for Young Scientists”, The 3rd World Conference of Marine Biodiversity
2013, Awarded “Outstanding Graduate (For PhD)”, Ocean University of China
2012, Awarded “National Scholarship (For PhD)”, Ministry of Education of China

Peer-reviewed Papers-selected
First or/and Corresponding author papers (10 of 60 publications)
1) Zhixin Zhang*, Stefano Mammola, Hui Zhang*. Does weighting presence records improve the performance of species distribution models? A test using fish larval stages in the Yangtze Estuary. Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 741:140393. (*Corresponding author, Q1, TOP)
2) Zhixin Zhang, Stefano Mammola, Weiwei Xian, Hui Zhang*. Modelling the potential impacts of climate change on the distribution of ichthyoplankton in the Yangtze Estuary, China. Diversity and Distributions, 2020, 26:126-137. (*Corresponding author, Q1, TOP)
3) Yibang Wang, Yuanchao Wang, Shude Liu, Cui Liang, Hui Zhang*, Weiwei Xian*. Assessment of 12 Fish Species in the Northwest Pacific Using the CMSY and BSM Methods. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2020, 7:616. (*Corresponding author, Q1)
4) Yibang Wang, Yuanchao Wang, Shude Liu, Cui Liang, Hui Zhang*, Weiwei Xian*. Stock assessment using LBB method for eight fish species from the Bohai and Yellow Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2020, 7:164. (*Corresponding author)
5) Hui Zhang*, Susumu Yoshizawa, Wataru Iwasaki, Weiwei Xian. Seasonal fish assemblage structure using environmental DNA in the Yangtze Estuary and its adjacent waters. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2019,6:515. (*Corresponding author, Q1)
6) Hui Zhang*, Weiwei Xian, Shude Liu. Seasonal variations of the ichthyoplankton assemblage in the Yangtze Estuary and its relationship with environmental factors. PeerJ, 2019, 7:e6482. (*Corresponding author,Q1)
7) Hui Zhang, Weiwei Xian, Shude Liu. Autumn ichthyoplankton assemblage in the Yangtze Estuary shaped by environmental factors. PeerJ, 2016, 4:e1922.(Q1)
8) Tianxiang Gao, Zhiqiang Han, Xiumei Zhang, Jing Luo, Takashi Yanagimoto, Hui Zhang*. Population genetic differentiation of the black rockfish Sebastes schlegelii revealed by microsatellites. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2016, 68: 170-177. (*Corresponding author)
9) Hui Zhang, Takashi Yanagimoto, Xiumei Zhang, Na Song, Tianxiang Gao. Lack of population genetic differentiation of a marine ovoviviparous fish Sebastes schlegelii in Northwestern Pacific. Mitochondrial DNA, 2016, 27: 1748-1754.
Hui Zhang, Weiwei Xian, Shude Liu. Ichthyoplankton assemblage structure of springs in the Yangtze Estuary revealed by biological and environmental visions. PeerJ, 2015, 3:e1186. (Q1)