Fadiyah Baalkhuyur

Research Group Staff

Research Specialist


Research Interests

My research interest is in assessing the abundance of plastic pollution in the Red Sea, focusing on microplastics abundance in fish.

Selected Publications

  •   Microplastic in the gastrointestinal tract of fishes along the Saudi Arabian Red Sea Coast. Baalkhuyur, F.M., Bin Dohaish, E.A., Elhalwagy, M.E.A., Alikunhi, N.M., AlSuwailem, A.M., Røstad, A., Coker, D.J., Berumen, M.L. & Duarte, C.M. Marine Pollution Bulletin 131, 407–415 (2018)


  • M.Sc., King Abdelaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2017 - Present
  • B.Sc., King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2010

    Professional Profile

    • 2017: Intern, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
    • 2013 – 2016: Assistant Laboratory in CDA (Center for Desert Agriculture), KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
    • 2010 - 2011: Al Zahara Hospital Jeddah

    KAUST Affiliations

    • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
    • Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering Division (BESE)

    Research Interests Keywords

    Marine pollution Microplastics