Dr. Brahim  Sabour

Dr. Brahim Sabour

Senior Scientist
Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Ecotoxicology from University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco

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Biography

Dr. Brahim Sabour is currently working as Phycology & Aquatic Ecosystems RU, Faculty of Sciences, University Chouaib Doukkali, Morocco. He has completed his Ph.D. in Phycology from University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco. His main area of interest related to Environmental Sciences, Phycology, Algal culture, Aquatic Toxicology, and Phycotoxins. His area of expertise includes Aquatic Ecosystems, Algal Ecology, Invasive Seaweeds, Water Quality, Phycology, Algal Ecophysiology

Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Aquatic Ecosystems
62%
Algal Ecology
90%
Aquatic Toxicology
75%
Ecotoxicology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. El Atouani, S., Z. Belattmania, A. Reani, S. Tahiri and A. Aarfane et al., 2019. Brown seaweed Sargassum muticum as low-Cost biosorbent of methylene blue. Int. J. Environ. Res., 13: 131-142.
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  2. Tahraoui, S., B. Ennaffah, Z. Belattmania, A. Reani and B. Sabour, 2018. First report on the occurrence and dynamics of the ectoparasitic dinoflagellate Amyloodinium ocellatum in the moroccan atlantic coast. Res. J. Environ. Sci., 12: 153-159.
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  3. Silva, M., V. Rey, A. Barreiro, M. Kaufmann and A.I. Neto et al., 2018. Paralytic shellfish toxins occurrence in non-traditional invertebrate vectors from North Atlantic waters (Azores, Madeira, and Morocco). Toxins, Vol. 10. 10.3390/toxins10090362.
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  4. Belattmania, Z., S. El Atouani, S. Kaidi, F. Bentiss, S. Tahiri, A. Reani and B. Sabour, 2018. Protonated biomass of the brown seaweed Cystoseira tamariscifolia: A potential biosorbent for toxic chromium ions removal. Res. J. Environ. Sci., 12: 106-113.
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  5. Belattmania, Z., F. Bentiss, C. Jama, M. Barakate, C. Katif, A. Reani and B. Sabour, 2018. Biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using sodium alginate from the invasive macroalga Sargassum muticum. BioNanoSci., 8: 617-623.
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  6. Belattmania, Z., A.H. Engelen, H. Pereira, E.A. Serrão and L. Custódio et al., 2018. Fatty acid composition and nutraceutical perspectives of brown seaweeds from the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Int. Food Res. J., 25: 1531-1538.
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  7. Belattmania, Z., A. Chaouti, A. Reani, M. Machado, A.H. Engelen, E.A. Serrão and B. Sabour, 2018. The paranthurid isopod crustacean Paranthura nigropunctata (Lucas, 1846): First record from the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Acta Oceanol. Sinica, 37: 190-194.
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  8. Belattmania, Z., A. Chaouti, A. Reani, M. Machado, A.H. Engelen, E.A. Serrão and B. Sabour, 2018. Similar epiphytic macrofauna inhabiting the introduced Sargassum muticum and native fucoids on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Cryptogamie Algologie, 39: 269-292.
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  9. Belattmania, Z., A. Chaouti, A. Reani, A.H. Engelen, M. Machado, E.A. Serrão and B. Sabour, 2018. The introduction of Sargassum muticum modifies epifaunal patterns in a Moroccan seagrass meadow. Marine Ecol., Vol. 39 10.1111/maec.12507.
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  10. Lourenco, C.R., K.R. Nicastro, C.D. McQuaid, B. Sabour and G.I. Zardi, 2017. Latitudinal incidence of phototrophic shell-degrading endoliths and their effects on mussel bed microclimates. Mar. Biol., Vol. 164. 10.1007/s00227-017-3160-7.
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  11. Hassouani, M., B. Sabour, Z. Belattmania, S. El Atouani and A. Reani et al., 2017. In vitro anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of Lyngbya aestuarii (Cyanobacteria) from the Atlantic coast of Morocco. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 8: 4923-4933.
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  12. Chaouti, A., A. Reani, M. Silva, M. Hassouani and Z. Belattmania et al., 2017. First records of Onchidella celtica (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from Atlantic Rocky Shores of Morocco. J. Fish. Aquatic Sci., 12: 64-72.
  13. Belattmania, Z., S. Tahiri, F. Bentiss, A. Sahibed-Dine and C. Jama et al., 2017. The residue of alginate extraction from Sargassum muticum (brown seaweed) as a low-cost adsorbent for hexavalent chromium removal from aqueous solutions. Desalin. Water Treat., 75: 107-114.
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  14. Belattmania, Z., A. Chaouti, M. Machado, A. Engelen, E.A. Serrao, A. Reani and B. Sabour, 2017. Ampelisca lusitanica (Crustacea: Amphipoda): New species for the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Mar. Biodivers. Records, Vol. 10. .
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  15. Zrid, R., F. Bentiss, R.A. Ben Ali, Z. Belattmania and A. Zarrouk et al., 2016. Potential uses of the brown seaweed Cystoseira humilis biomass: 1- Sodium alginate yield, FT-IR, 1H NMR and rheological analyses. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 7: 613-620.
  16. Schamel, A., A. Chaouti, M. Douma and B. Sabour, 2016. Morphological and neurochemical plasticity of the carotid body after long-term hypoxia: Vascular and cellular involvement. Morphometric study in Meriones shawi rats. Der Pharma Chemica, 8: 82-98.
  17. El Atouani, S., S. Tahiri, A. Reani, F. Bentiss and M. El Krati et al., 2016. Hexavalent chromium uptake from aqueous solutions using raw biomass of the invasive brown seaweed Sargassum muticum from the Moroccan shorelines: Kinetics and isotherms. Eur. Scient. J., 12: 243-262.
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  18. El Atouani, S., F. Bentiss, A. Reani, R. Zrid and Z. Belattmania et al., 2016. The invasive brown seaweed Sargassum muticum as new resource for alginate in Morocco: Spectroscopic and rheological characterization. Phycol. Res., 64: 185-193.
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  19. Douma, M., B. Sabour, N. Manaut, M. Hassouani, A. Schamel, B. Oudra and M. Loudiki, 2016. Cyanotoxins: Detection methods and control measures. A mini-review. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 7: 4079-4086.
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  20. Belattmania, Z., A.H. Engelen, H. Pereira, E.A. Serrao and M. Barakate et al., 2016. Potential uses of the brown seaweed Cystoseira humilis biomass: 2- Fatty acid composition, antioxidant and antibacterial activities. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 7: 2074-2081.
  21. Belattmania Z., A. Reani, M. Barakate, R. Zrid and S. Elatouani et al., 2016. Antimicrobial, antioxidant and alginate potentials of Dictyopteris polypodioides (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) from the Moroccan Atlantic coast. Der Pharma Chemica, 8: 216-226.
  22. Silva, M., I. Rodriguez, A. Barreiro, M. Kaufmann and A.I. Neto et al., 2015. New invertebrate vectors of okadaic acid from the North Atlantic waters-Portugal (Azores and Madeira) and Morocco. Toxins, 7: 5337-5347.
  23. Silva, M., I. Rodriguez, A. Barreiro, M. Kaufmann and A.I. Neto et al., 2015. First report of: Ophidiaster ophidianus and Marthasterias glacialis. Toxins, 7: 3740-3757.
  24. Belattmania, Z., S. Tahiri, R. Zrid, A. Reani and S. Elatouani et al., 2015. Bioremoval of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solutions by the brown seaweed Dictyopteris polypodioides. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 9: 218-230.
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  25. Belattmania, Z., R. Zrid, A. Reani, S. Tahiri and A. Eddaoui et al., 2015. Phycoremediation of hexavalent chromium in simulated wastewater by Halopteris scoparia (Linnaeus) Sauvageau (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 6: 2229-2238.
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  26. Belattmania, Z., R. Zrid, A. Reani, S. Elatouani and E.M. Sabbar et al., 2015. Spectroscopic and rheological characterization of sodium alginate extracted from three Phaeophycean seaweeds (Dictyopteris polypodioides, Dilophus ligulatus and Halopteris scoparia) from El Jadida shoreline-Morocco. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 6: 1654-1662.
  27. Aarfane, A., A. Salhi, G.E.K. Boutchich, S. Tahiri and M. El Krati et al., 2015. Adsorption of methylene blue and Red195 dyes in aqueous medium by palm bark and sugarcane bagasse: Kinetic and thermodynamic study. J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 6: 2944-2957.
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  28. Sabour, B., A. Reani, H. El Magouri and R. Haroun, 2013. Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt (Fucales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco, an invasive marine species new to the Atlantic coast of Africa. Aquat. Invasions, 8: 97-102.
  29. Sabour, B., M. Loudiki and V. Vasconcelos, 2009. Growth responses of Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kutzing and Anabaena aphanizomenoides Forti (cyanobacteria) under different nitrogen and phosphorus conditions. Chem. Ecol., 25: 337-344.
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  30. Sabour, B., B. Sbiyyaa, M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, M. Belkoura and V. Vasconcelos, 2009. Effect of light and temperature on the population dynamics of two toxic bloom forming Cyanobacteria - Microcystis ichthyoblabe and Anabaena aphanizomenoides. Chem. Ecol., 25: 277-284.
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  31. Loudiki, M., M. Douma, B. Sabour, Y. Ouahid, F. del Campo, K. Mouhri, B. Oudra and V. Vasconcelos, 2008. Toxicological assessment of cyanobacteria (blue green algae) in some moroccan reservoirs. Proc. Mediterranean Dialogue Integrated Water Manage., 2: 405-411.
  32. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, V. Vasconcelos, S. Oubraim and B. Fawzi, 2004. Dynamics and toxicity of Anabaena aphanizomenoides (Cyanobacteria) water-blooms in Oued Mellah lake (Morocco). Aqua. Ecosys. Health Manag., 8: 1-10.
  33. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, V. Vasconcelos and S. Oubraim et al., 2002. Eutrophisation et blooms dalgues toxiques dans lac hypereutrophe de Oued Mellah (Maroc). Watmed, 1: 102-108.
  34. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, V. Vasconcelos and R. Martins et al., 2002. Toxicology and toxinology of Microcystis ichthyoblabe waterbloom occurred in the Oued Mellah lake (Morocco). Env. Toxicol., 17: 24-31.
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  35. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, S. Oubraim and B. Fawzi et al., 2002. Premier rapport sur la proliferation de marees jaunes ichthyotoxiques a Prymnesium parvum Carter (Haptophyceae) dans le lac hypereutrophe Oued Mellah (Maroc). J. Water Sci., 15: 327-342.
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  36. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, S. Oubraim and B. Fawzi et al., 2002. First results on toxic bloom of Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kutz. in hypertrophic Oued Mellah lake (Morocco). Int. J. Limnol., 38: 13-22.
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  37. Oudra, B., M. Loudiki, B. Sbiyyaa, B. Sabour and A. Amorim et al., 2002. Detection and variation of Microcystin contents of Microcystis blooms in eutrophic Lalla Takerkoust Lake (Morocco). Lakes Res. Res. Manag., 7: 35-44.
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  38. Oudra, B., M. Loudiki, B. Sabour, B. Sbiyyaa and V. Vasconcelos, 2002. Etude des blooms toxiques a cyanobacteries dans trois lacs reservoirs du Maroc : Resultats preliminaires. J. Water Sci., 15: 303-313.
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  39. Oudra B., M. Loudiki, V. Vasconcelos, B. Sabour and B. Sbiyyaa et al., 2002. Detection and quantification of microcystins in cyanobacterial strains isolated from lake-reservoirs and ponds in Morocco. Env. Toxicol., 17: 32-39.
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  40. Loudiki M., B. Oudra, B. Sabour, B. Sbiyyaa, V. Vasconcelos and S. Franca, 2002. Taxonomy and geographic distribution of potential toxic cyanobacterial strains in Morocco. Int. J. Limnol., 38: 101-108.
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  41. Fawzi, B., M. Loudiki, S. Oubraim, B. Sabour and M. Chlaida, 2002. Impact of wastewater effluent on the diatom assemblages structure of a brackish small stream: Oued Hassar (Morocco). Limnologica, 32: 54-65.
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  42. Fawzi, B., M. Chlaida, S. Oubraim, M. Loudiki, B. Sabour and A. Bouzidi, 2001. Application of some diatom indices to a Moroccan water course: Hassar stream. J. Water Sci., 14: 73-89.
  43. Sabour B., M. Loudiki, B. Oudra, S. Oubraim and B. Fawzi et al., 2000. Blooms of Prymnesium parvum N. Carter (Chrysophyta, Haptophyceae) associated with fish mortalities in hypertrophic brackish lake in Morocco. Harmful Algae News, 21: 8-9.