Md  Hadayet Ullah

Md Hadayet Ullah

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Sciences


I am a quantitative ecologist with a broad interest in biological diversity and ecosystem health functions of coastal and marine habitats. Coastal habitats are simultaneously threatened by climate change, poor water quality, changing physical conditions, and over-exploitation of ecologically important species. Therefore, I aim to address the interactive effects of these threats and try to find a way of converting these threats into opportunity. My research interest also lies in the socio-ecological system related to the aquaculture and fisheries under the current context of global climate change. Beyond coastal ecology, I also have a growing interest on coastal Ecohydrology, a trans-disciplinary approach that seeks the solution to mitigate the effects of natural and anthropogenic activities on aquatic ecosystem functioning, and with the vision for the restoration of aquatic ecosystems and long-term sustainability.

Presently, my research focuses on trophic dynamics and range shift mechanism of species in a multi-stressor marine environment. I am particularly interested in exploring the combined effects of climate change, namely ocean acidification (OA) and climate warming, in conjunction with local environmental perturbations on the global marine ecosystem.

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2018 Ullah, H., Nagelkerken, I., Goldenberg, S., & Fordham, D. (2018). Climate change could drive marine food web collapse through altered trophic flows and cyanobacterial proliferation. PLoS Biology, 16(1), e2003446-1-e2003446-21.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS10 Europe PMC3
    2017 Goldenberg, S., Nagelkerken, I., Ferreira, C., Ullah, H., & Connell, S. (2017). Boosted food web productivity through ocean acidification collapses under warming. Global Change Biology, 23(10), 4177-4184.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS10
    2017 Sohel, S., Akhter, S., Ullah, H., Haque, E., & Rana, P. (2017). Predicting impacts of climate change on forest tree species of Bangladesh: Evidence from threatened Dysoxylum binectariferum (Roxb.) Hook.f. ex Bedd. (Meliaceae). IForest, 10(1), 154-160.
    DOI Scopus3
    2017 Karim, M., Ullah, H., Castine, S., Islam, M., Keus, H., Kunda, M., . . . Phillips, M. (2017). Carp–mola productivity and fish consumption in small-scale homestead aquaculture in Bangladesh. Aquaculture International, 25(2), 867-879.
    DOI Scopus4
    2016 Khan, F., Alexandre, A., Ullah, H., & Santos, R. (2016). Effects of elevated CO2 and nutrients on the community metabolism of a Cymodocea nodosa bed. Turkish Journal of Botany, 40(3), 250-257.
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    2016 Islam, M., Islam, N., Sunny, A., Jentoft, S., Ullah, M., & Sharifuzzaman, S. (2016). Fishers’ perceptions of the performance of hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) sanctuaries in Bangladesh. Ocean and Coastal Management, 130, 309-316.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS14
    2016 Karim, M., Keus, H., Ullah, M., Kassam, L., Phillips, M., & Beveridge, M. (2016). Investing in carp seed quality improvements in homestead aquaculture: Lessons from Bangladesh. Aquaculture, 453, 19-30.
    DOI Scopus2
    2014 Habib, A., Ullah, M. H., & Duy, N. N. (2014). Bioeconomics of Commercial Marine Fisheries of Bay of Bengal: Status and Direction. Economics Research International, 2014, 1-10.
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    2014 Vânia, B., Ullah, H., Teixeira, C., Range, P., Erzini, K., & Leitão, F. (2014). Influence of Environmental Variables and Fishing Pressure on Bivalve Fisheries in an Inshore Lagoon and Adjacent Nearshore Coastal Area. Estuaries and Coasts, 37(1), 191-205.
    DOI Scopus10
    2012 Ullah, H., Leitão, F., Baptista, V., & Chícharo, L. (2012). An analysis of the impacts of climatic variability and hydrology on the coastal fisheries, Engraulis encrasicolus and Sepia officinalis, of Portugal. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology, 12(4), 337-352.
    DOI Scopus11
    2012 Ullah, H., Ferdous, A., Uddin, R., & Mondol, A. (2012). Phytoplankton composition, abundance and temporal variation in relation to some environmental parameters. International Journal of Ecology and Development, 21(1), 14-30.
    2012 Sohel, M., & Ullah, M. (2012). Ecohydrology: A framework for overcoming the environmental impacts of shrimp aquaculture on the coastal zone of Bangladesh. Ocean and Coastal Management, 63, 67-78.
    DOI Scopus22
    2012 Rashed-Un-Nabi, M., & Hadayet Ullah, M. (2012). Effects of Set Bagnet fisheries on the shallow coastal ecosystem of the Bay of Bengal. Ocean and Coastal Management, 67, 75-86.
    DOI Scopus7
    2012 Ullah, M., Rashed-Un-Nabi, M., & Al-Mamun, M. (2012). Trophic model of the coastal ecosystem of the Bay of Bengal using mass balance Ecopath model. Ecological Modelling, 225, 82-94.
    DOI Scopus22
    2011 Rashed-Un-Nabi, M., Al-Mamun, M. A., Ullah, M. H., & Mustafa, M. G. (2011). Temporal and spatial distribution of fish and shrimp assemblage in the Bakkhali river estuary of Bangladesh in relation to some water quality parameters. Marine Biology Research, 7(5), 436-452.
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International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS), 2015-2018.,The University of Adelaide.
Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), 2015-2018.,The University of Adelaide.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship by the European Union, 2010-2012


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