Fadiyah Baalkhuyur

Research Group Staff

Laboratory Assistant​


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)