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Te-Yu Liao, Professor

(Ph.D., Stockholm University)



Telephone:+886-7-5252000 ext. 5107

Research interestsFish Systematics, Phylogeny, Population Genetics and Ecology

近年來主持之研究計畫 (Recent Research Projects)

1.  獨流溪棲地評估與生態復育指標研究-以東北角三條溪流為例(1/4) 110-2321-B-110-001-

2.  開放海域中魚類環境DNA之水平分布 110-2611-M-110-013-

3.  海洋中魚類環境DNA之垂直分佈(Ⅱ):同步採樣點間之比較 109-2611-M-110-005-

4.  海洋中魚類環境DNA之垂直分佈 108-2611-M-110-004-

5.  南中國海線鰻鯰(Plotosus lineatus)之族群遺傳結構與鯰球組成個體之血緣分析106-2611-M-110 -008-

6.  菲律賓海域魚類之生命條碼與遺傳多樣性研究—基因庫建立以供永續漁業之參考106-2923-B-110 -002 -MY3

7.  越南海域生態與經濟重要性魚類之遺傳多樣性研究—建立當地基因庫與提供永續漁業之參考105-2923-B-110 -001 -MY3

Selected recent publications :

Peer review papers; *=corresponding author.

  1. Balisco*, Rodulf A. T., Victor S. Ticzon, Badi R. Samaniego, Benjamin J. Gonzales, Wen-Chien Huang, Te-Yu Liao. Accepted. Marine fishes of Palawan, Philippines: species diversity, new records, and conservation status. Regional Studies in Marine Science.
  2. Huang, Wen-Chien, Hong-Ming Chen, Yung-Che Tseng, T.Y. Liao*. 2022. Assessing phenovariant species pairs of moray eels: hybridization, introgression, and morphology. Zoologica Scripta51: 676-694.
  3. Wei, Jiehong, M.Y. Liu, F. Li, J. Yang, J.C. Shiao, Y. Iizuka, B. Kang, T.Y. Liao*. 2022. In preparation. Currents shaped the lineage distributions of Tridentiger barbatus along the Chinese coast. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9: 923439.
  4. Chou, Tak-Kei, Te-Yu Liao*. 2022. A new species of Parascorpaena Bleeker 1876 (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from Taiwan. Zoological Studies, 61: 09. (SCI)
  5. Li, Fan*, Te-Yu Liao, Jörg Bohlen, Zhi-Xin Shen, Liang-Jie Zhao & Shan Li. 2022. Two new species of Tanichthys (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from China. Journal of Vertebrate Zoology, 71: 21067. (SCI)
  6. Lee, Chien-I, Feng-Yu Wang, Min-Yun Liu, Tak-Kei Chou, Te-Yu Liao*. 2021. DNA metabarcoding for dietary analysis of Holland’s carp (Spinibarbus hollandi) to evaluate the threat to native fishes in Taiwan. Journal of Fish Biology, 99: 1668–1676. (SCI)
  7. Huang*, Wen-Chien, David G. Smith, Kar-Hoe Loh, Te-Yu Liao. 2021. Two new moray eels of genera Diaphenchelys and Gymnothorax (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from Taiwan and the Philippines. Zoological Studies, 60: 24. (SCI)
  8. Jhuang, W.C., K.H. Chiu, Te-Yu Liao*. 2021. Early morphological development of Erromyzon kalotaenia (Teleostei: Gastromyzontidae). Ichthyological Research, 68: 303-311. (SCI)
  9. Liao, Te-Yu ¶*, Pei-Luen Lu¶, Yuan-Huan Yu, Wen-Chien Huang, Jen-Chieh Shiao, Hung-Du Lin, Wei-Cheng Jhuang, Tak-Kei Chou, Fan Li. 2021. Amphidromous but endemic: population connectivity of Rhinogobius gigas (Teleostei: Gobioidei). PLOS ONE,16(2): e0246406. (SCI)
  10. Huang, W.C., A. Mohapatra, T.T. Pham, H.M. Chen, Te-Yu Liao*. 2020. A review of the genus Strophidon (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with description of a new species. Journal of Fish Biology, 97: 1462-1480. (SCI)
  11. Liao, Te-Yu, Wen-Chien Huang, Yoshiyuki Iizuka, Ming-Tai Chou, Jen-Chieh Shiao*. 2020. Facultative amphidromy and pelagic larval duration plasticity of Rhinogobius formosanus (Teleostei: Gobioidei). Zookeys, 951: 91-107. (SCI)
  12. Li, F., R. Arai, Te-Yu Liao*. 2020. Rhodeus flaviventris, a new bitterling (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Acheilognathinae) from China. Zootaxa, 4790 (2): 329-340. (SCI)
  13. Huang, Han-Ting, Chia-Ning Pao, Te-Yu Liao*, Li-Lian Liu*. 2020. Low genetic diversity of cultivated spotted hard clam (Meretrix petechialis) in Taiwan. Aquaculture Research, 51: 2962-2972. (SCI)
  14. Deng, Weide, Li Lin, Xiaoxia Huang, Te-Yu Liao, Bin Kang. 2020. Climate change and species invasion drive decadal variation in fish fauna in the Min River, China. Water, 12: 1558. (SCI)
  15. Huang, Wen-Chien, Pham The Thu, Te-Yu Liao*. 2020. New record of the long moray Gymnothorax longinquus (Actinopterygii: Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from southern Vietnam, confirming the uncertain record in the Gulf of Thailand. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, 50(2): 201-207. (SCI)
  16. Li, Fan*, Te-Yu Liao and Ryoichi Arai. 2020. Two new species of Rhodeus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Acheilognathinae) from the Yangtze River, China. Journal of Vertebrate Biology, 69: 19055. (SCI)
  17. Shyama Sundari Devi Chanthran, Phaik-Eem Lim, Yuan Li, Te-Yu Liao, Sze-Wan Poong, Jianguo Du, Muhammad Ali Syed Hussein, Richard Rumpet, Kar-Hoe Loh. 2020. Genetic diversity and population structure of Terapon jarbua (Forskål, 1775) (Teleostei, Terapontidae) in Malaysian waters. Zookeys, 911: 139-160.  (SCI)
  18. Pham The Thu, Wen-Chien Huang, Tak-Kei Chou, Nguyen Van Quan, Pham Van Chien, Fan Li, Kwang-Tsao Shao, Te-Yu Liao*. 2019. DNA barcoding of coastal ray-finned fishes in Vietnam. PLOS ONE, 14 (9):e0222631. (SCI)
  19. Huang, Wen-Chien, Hong-Ming Chen* & Te-Yu Liao*. 2019.  Revalidation of a moray eel, Gymnothorax mucifer Snyder, 1904 (Teleostei: Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with a revised distribution. Zootaxa, 4559:151-165. (SCI)
  20. Tung, Chueh-Chen and Te-Yu Liao*. 2018. A New Record of Variola albimarginata (Teleostei, Serranidae) from the Dongsha Atoll. Taiwan Journal of Biodiversity, 20: 169-174.
  21. Sun, Hsiang-Chun, Wen-Chien Huang and Te-Yu Liao*. 2018. First record of the rainbow runner Elagatis bipinnulata (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) (Perciformes: Carangidae) from the Dongsha Atoll. Taiwan Journal of Biodiversity, 20: 73-78.
  22. Huang, Wen-Chien, Van Quan Nguyen* and Te-Yu Liao*. 2018. First record of the snowflake-patched moray Gymnothorax niphostigmus Chen, Shao & Chen, 1996 (Anguilliformes; Muraenidae) in Vietnam and its validity confirmed by DNA barcoding. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 34: 687-690. (SCI)
  23. Huang, Wen-Chien, Jui-Tsung Chang, Chun Liao, Atsushi Tawa, Yoshiyuki Iizuka, Te-Yu Liao* and Jen-Chieh Shiao*. 2018. Pelagic larval duration, growth rate, and population genetic structure of the tidepool snake moray Uropterygius micropterus around the southern Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, and the central Philippines. PeerJ, 6: e4741. (SCI)
  24. Huang, Wen-Chien, Jen-Chieh Shiao and Te-Yu Liao*. 2017. New record of the enigmatic moray Gymnothorax enigmaticus McCosker and Randall, 1982 (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from Taiwan. Platax, 14: 89-95.
  25. Li, Fan*, Te-Yu Liao, Ryoichi Arai and Liangjie Zhao. 2017. Sinorhodeus microlepis, a new genus and species of bitterling from China (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Acheilognathinae). Zootaxa, 4353 (1): 69-88 (SCI).
  26. Lu, Y.T., M.Y. Liu, Y. He & T.Y. Liao*. 2016. Smilosicyopus leprurus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) is a fin-eater. Zoological Studies, 55: 31 (e journal) (SCI).
  27. Feng-Yu Wang, Tzi-Yuan Wang, Te-Yu Liao, & Min-Yun Liu. 2016. The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Nemateleotris decora (gobiiformes, gobiidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 27, 4274-4275 (SCI)
  28. S.Y.V. Liu, I.H. Huang, M.Y. Liu, H.D. Lin, F.Y. Wang & T.Y. Liao*. 2015. Genetic stock structure of Terapon jarbua (Perciformes) around Taiwanese waters. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 7, 464-473 (SCI)
  29. Chou**, C.E., T.Y. Liao**, H.W. Chang, S.K. Chang. 2015. Population structure of Hirundichthys oxycephalus in the northwestern Pacific inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene. Zoological Studies 54, 19 (e journal; SCI).
  30. Liao, T.Y. & H.H. Tan*. 2014. Brevibora exilis, a new species of cyprinid fish from Borneo (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24: 205-219 (SCI).
  31. Liao*, T.Y. & S.O. Kullander. 2013. Phylogenetic significance of the kinethmoid-associated Y-shaped and long intercostal ligaments in the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi). Zoologica Scripta, 42: 71-87 (SCI).
  32. Liao, T.Y., J. Arroyave & M. Stiassny*. 2012. Diagnosis of Asian Raiamas (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Chedrina) with comments on chedrin relationships and previously proposed diagnostics for Opsaridium and Raiamas. Ichthyological Research, 59: 328-341 (SCI).
  33. Yang, J.Q., W.Q. Tang, T.Y. Liao, Y. Sun, Z.C. Zhou, C.C. Han, D. Liu & Hung-Du Lin*. 2012. Phylogeographical analysis on Squalidus argentatus recapitulates historical landscapes and drainage evolution on the island of Taiwan and Mainland China. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 13: 1405-1425. (SCI).
  34. Liao, T.Y., S.O. Kullander & Hong-Du Lin*. 2011. Synonymization of Pararasbora, Yaoshanicus, and Nicholsicypris with Aphyocypris, and description of a new species of Aphyocypris from Taiwan (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoological Studies, 50: 657-664 (SCI).
  35. Liao*, T.Y., S.O. Kullander & F. Fang. 2011. Morphological phylogenetic analysis of rasborin fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). Journal of Systematic Zoology and Evolutionary Research, 49: 224-232 (SCI).
  36. Liao*, T.Y., E. Ünlü & S.O. Kullander. 2011. The western boundary of the Danioninae in Asia (Teleostei, Cyprinidae): inferred from the systematic position of Barilius mesopotamicus based on molecular and morphological data. Zootaxa, 2880: 31–40 (SCI).
  37. Liao, T.Y. & H.H. Tan*. 2011. Brevibora cheeeya, a new species of cyprinid fish from Malay Peninsula and Sumatra. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59: 75-80 (SCI).
  38. Pramod, P.K., F. Fang, K. Remadevi, T.Y. Liao, T.J. Indra, K.S. Jameela Beevi & S.O. Kullander*. 2010. Betadevario ramachandrani, a new danionine genus and species from the Western Ghats of India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). Zootaxa, 2519: 31-47 (SCI).
  39. Liao*, T.Y., S.O. Kullander & F. Fang. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Rasbora (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoologica Scripta, 39: 155-176 (SCI).
  40. Kullander, S.O., T.Y. Liao & F. Fang*. 2009. Danio quagga¸a new species of striped danio from western Myanmar (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 20: 193-199 (SCI).
  41. Fang, F., M. Norén, T.Y. Liao, M. Källersjö & S.O. Kullander*. 2009. Molecular phylogenetic interrelationships of the south Asian cyprinid genera Danio, Devario and Microrasbora (Teleostei, Cyprinidae, Danioninae). Zoologica Scripta, 38, 237-256 (SCI).
  42. Liao*, T.Y., C.C. Pan & C.S. Tzeng. 2008. Migration of Sinogastromyzon puliensis (Teleostei: Balitoridae) in the Choshui River, Taiwan. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 19: 193-200 (SCI).
  43. Liao, T.Y., T.Y. Wang, H.D. Lin, S.C. Shen, & C.S. Tzeng*. 2008. Phylogeography of the Endangered Species, Sinogastromyzon puliensis (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae), in Southwestern Taiwan Based on mtDNA. Zoological Studies, 47: 383-392 (SCI).
  44. Wang, T.Y., T.Y. Liao & C.S. Tzeng*. 2007. Phylogeography of the Endemic Hillstream Loaches, Hemimyzon formosanum (Boulenger) and H. taitungensis Tzeng and Shen (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae). Zoological Studies, 46: 547-560 (SCI).
  45. Liao, T.Y. & C.S. Tzeng*. 2002. A new record species of homalopterid loach of Yunnan, China. Zoological Research, 23: 527-529. (in Chinese with English abstract).


  1. Yang, C.H., T.J. Tseng, R.S. Lin, C.S. Tzeng and T.Y. Liao. 2017. The Red List of Freshwater Fishes of Taiwan (ISBN: 978-986-05-1742-2). Endemic Species Research Institute, COA, EY, R.O.C., Forestry Bureau, COA, EY, R.O.C.
  2. Liao, T.Y. 2010. A phylogenetic analysis of rasborin fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)(ISBN: 978-91-7447-165-6). Department of Zoology, Stockholm University. Nov, 2010.

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