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  • Chung, Ming-Tsung

    Assistant Professor

  • Tel 1: +886-2-33667324
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  • E-mail 1: mingtsungchung@ntu.edu.tw
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  • Research Room: Room 414 & 419, Institute of Oceanography
  • Field: Isotope Ecology, Physiological ecology, Biogeography, Cephalopod ecology, Fish ecology
  • Academic Background:
    • 2022- Assistant Professor, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
    • 2019-2021 JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
    • 2019 Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
    • 2016-2018 MSCA postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology, Aarhus University
    • 2011-2015 PhD Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton
    • 2010-2011 MRes Ocean Science, University of Southampton
    • 2003-2008 BSc Earth Science and BSc Life Science (dual major), National Cheng Kung University
  • Research Achievements/Publications:
    • Sakamoto, T., Takahashi, M., Chung, M. -T., Rykaczewski, R.R., Komatsu, K., Shirai, K., Ishimura, T., and Higuchi, T. (2022) Contrasting life-history responses to climate variability in eastern and western North Pacific sardine populations. Nature Communications, 13(1): 5298.
    • Reis-Santos, P., Gillanders, B. M., Sturrock, A. M., Izzo, C., Oxman, D. S., Lueders-Dumont, J. A., Hussy, K., Tanner, S. E., Rogers, T., Doubleday, Z. A., Andrews, A. H., Trueman, C., Brophy, D., Thiem, J. D., Baumgartner, L. J., Willmes, M., Chung, M. -T., Johnson, R. C., Heimbrand, Y., Limburg, K. E., and Walther, B. D. (2022) Reading the biomineralized book of life: expanding otolith biogeochemical research and applications for fisheries and ecosystem-based management. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, DOI10.1007/s11160-022-09720-z.
    • Chung, M.-T., Chen, C.-Y., Shiao, J.-C., Shirai, K., and Wang, C.-H. (2021) Metabolic proxy for cephalopods: Stable carbon isotope values recorded in different biogenic carbonates. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12(9): 1648-1657.
    • Tran, N. T., Labonne, M., Chung, M.-T., Wang, C.-H., Huang, K.-F., Durand, J.-D., Grudpan, C., Chan, B., Hoang, H. D. and Panfili, J. (2021) Natal origin and migration pathways of Mekong catfish using strontium isotopes and element concentrations in environmental water. PLoS ONE, 16(6): e0252769.
    • Chung, M.-T., Jørgensen, K.-E. M., Trueman, C. N., Knutsen, H., Jorde, P.-E., and Grønkjær, P. (2021) First measurements of field metabolic rate in wild juvenile fishes show strong thermal sensitivity but variations between sympatric ecotypes. Oikos, 130: 287-299.
    • Chung, M.-T., Chen, C.-Y., Shiao, J.-C., Lin, S., and Wang, C.-H. (2020) Temperature dependent fractionation of stable oxygen isotopes differs between cuttlefish statolith and cuttlebone. Ecological Indicators, 115: 106457.
    • Chiang, C.-I., Chung, M.-T., Shiao, J.-C., Wang, P.-L., Chan, T.-Y., Yamaguchi, A. and Wang, C.-H. (2020). Seasonal movement patterns of the bigfin reef squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana predicted using statolith δ18O values. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 249.
    • Martino, J. C., Doubleday, Z. A., Chung, M.-T., and Gillanders, B. M. (2020) Experimental support towards a metabolic proxy in fish using otolith carbon isotopes. Journal of Experimental Biology, 223: jeb217091.
    • Chung, M.-T., Huang, K.-F., You, C.-F., Chiao, C.-C., and Wang, C.-H. (2020) Elemental ratios in cuttlebone indicate growth rates in the cuttlefish Sepia pharaonis. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 796.
    • Godiksen, J. A., Chung, M.-T., Folkvord, A. and Grønkjær, P. (2019) Effects of temperature on tissue–diet isotopic spacing of nitrogen and carbon in otolith organic matter. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70(12): 1757-1767.
    • Chung, M.-T., Trueman, C. N., Godiksen, J. A. and Grønkjær, P. (2019) Otolith δ13C values as a metabolic proxy: Approaches and mechanical underpinnings. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70(12): 1747-1756.
    • Chiang, C.-I., Chung, M.-T., Shih, T.-W., Chan, T.-Y., Yamaguchi, A. and Wang, C.-H. (2019) Evaluation of 137Ba mass-marking technique in the early life-history stages of Sepioteuthis lessoniana. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70(12): 1698-1707.
    • Chung, M.-T., Trueman, C. N., Godiksen, J. A., Holmstrup, M. E. and Grønkjær, P. (2019) Field metabolic rates of teleost fishes are recorded in otolith carbonate. Communications Biology, 2: 24.
    • Trueman, C.N., Chung, M.-T. and Shores, D. (2016) Ecogeochemistry potential in deep time biodiversity illustrated using a modern deep water case study. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371(1691): 20150223.
    • Liu, H.-C., You, C.-F., Chen, C.-Y., Liu, Y.-C. and Chung, M.-T. (2014) Geographic determination of coffee beans using multi-element analysis and isotope ratios of boron and strontium. Food Chemistry, 142: 439-445.
    • Chung, M.-T. and Wang, C.-H. (2013) Age validation on growth lamellae of cuttlebone from cultured Sepia pharaonis at different stages. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 447: 132-137.