Fadiyah Baalkhuyur

Alumni and Former Staff

​Laboratory Assistant

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 
    F.M. Baalkhuyur, El-Jawaher A.Bin Dohaish, Manal E.A. Elhalwagy, N.M. Alikunhi, A.M. AlSuw...
    Marine Pollution Bulletin, volume 131, part A, pp. 407-415, (2018)


  • B.Sc., 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

​Plastic pollution Microplastics Marine ecology Fish biology