Publications

In this study, the ontogeny of the digestive tract was studied histologically in striped murrel Channa striatus from hatching to 25 days post-hatching (DPH). At hatching, the digestive tract of striped murrelconsisted of a straight tube dorsally...
Feeding ecology of any species can help us to understand its natural history, ecological requirements and approaches involved in searching for food. Feeding ecology and sexual dimorphism in the horned viper, Cerastes cerastes gasperetti collected...
The desert horned vipers (Cerastes cerastes gasperettii; C. c. gasperettii) are the most familiar snakes of the great deserts of North Africa and the Middle East, including the Saudi Arabia. They are responsible for many human snake bites. The...
Diplometopon zarudnyi, a worm lizard belongs to amphisbaenia under trogonophidae family. This species exists in limited areas of the Arabian Peninsula and is an oscillating digger found in sub-surface soils. The present study aimed to investigate...
Effects of tributyltin (TBT) on antioxidant [total superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GPx), and glutathione reductase (GR)] and DNA damage levels in the spermatozoa were studied and reported here for the first time in the freshwater...
Growth, survival and feed conversion ratio of striped snakehead (Channa striatus) larvae fed on different feeds during nursery rearing were evaluated. Three different experiments were conducted using hatchlings, fry and fingerlings of C. striatus...
The reproductive biology of the horned viper, Cerastes cerastes gasperettii, in Riyadh region of Saudi Arabia was investigated over a period of one year. Study of reproductive cycle of male and female C. c. gasperettii revealed that the breeding...