Fadiyah Baalkhuyur

Research Group Staff

Research Specialist


Research Interest

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

Selected Publications

  • 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. Microplastic in the gastrointestinal tract of fishes along the Saudi Arabian Red Sea Coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin 131, 407–415 (2018). 


  • Bachelor's- Science College, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.​

Professional Profile

  • 2017- Present: M.Sc.; at King Abdelaziz University
  • 2017: Intern at the KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013 – 2016: Assistant Laboratory in CDA: Center for Desert Agriculture, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2010-2011: Al Zahara Hospital Jeddah, May-July 2010​

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Marine pollution Microplastics