Dr. Wafaa Tawfik Abbas
My Social Links

Dr. Wafaa Tawfik Abbas

Department of Hydrobiology, National Research Center, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology from Cairo University, Egypt

Share this Profile

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Water Pollution
Marine Ecology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Abbas, W.T., T.B. El-D Ibrahim, M.Y. Elgendy, M.F.A. Zaher, 2019. Effect of curcumin on iron toxicity and bacterial infection in catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 22: 510-517.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  2. Elgendy, M.Y., W.S. Soliman, W.T. Abbas, T.B. Ibrahim, A.M. Younes and S.T. Omara, 2017. Investigation of some virulence determents in Aeromonas hydrophila strains obtained from different polluted aquatic environments. Jordan J. Biol. Sci., 10: 265-272.
    Direct Link  |  
  3. Elgendy, M.Y., I.K. Abumourad, S.E.M. Ali, W.S. El-Din Soliman, T.B. El-Din Ibrahim and W.T. Abbas, 2017. Health status and genotoxic effects of metal pollution in Tilapia zillii and Solea vulgaris from polluted aquatic habitats. Int. J. Zool. Res., 13: 54-63.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  4. Soliman, W.S., W.T. Abbas, B.I. Taghreed, M.K. Amany and M.Y. Elgendy, 2016. Disease causing organisms in Procambarus cla-rkii and Gambusia affinis with emphasis on their role in biomonitoring of aquatic pollution. Egypt. J. Vet. Sci., 47: 63-81.
  5. Abbas, W.T., E. Awad and E.H. Abdel-Rahman, 2016. Effect of black mustard (Brassica nigra) on the interaction between immune and biotransformation systems of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) exposed to benzo-a-pyrene. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 11: 56-66.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  6. Abbas, W.T. and E. Awad, 2016. Effect of leek (Allium ampeloprasum L.) extract on biotransformation enzymes and innate immunity of catfish (Clarias gariepinus) exposed to benzo[a]pyrene. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 2210-2223.
    Direct Link  |  
  7. Ali, S.M., E.M. Yones, A.M. Kenawy, T.B. Ibrahim and W.T. Abbas, 2015. Effect of el-sail drain wastewater on nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from river Nile at Aswan, Egypt. J. Aquacult. Res. Dev., Vol. 6. 10.4172/2155-9546.1000294.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  8. Gaber, H.S., W.T. Abbas, M.M.N. Authman and S.A. Gaber, 2014. Histological and biochemical studies on some organs of two fish species in Bardawil Lagoon, North Sinai, Egypt. Global Veterinaria, 12: 1-11.
    Direct Link  |  
  9. Abumourad, I.M.K., W.T. Abbas, M.M.N. Authman and S.M. Girgis, 2014. Environmental impact of heavy metal pollution on metallothionein expression in Nile Tilapia. Res. J. Pharmaceut. Biol. Chem. Sci., 5: 998-1005.
    Direct Link  |  
  10. Authman, M.M.N., W.T. Abbas, I.M.K. Abomourad and A.M. Kenawy, 2013. Effects of illegal cyanide fishing on vitellogenin in the freshwater African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 91: 61-70.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  11. Authman, M.M.N., H.H. Abbas and W.T. Abbas, 2013. Assessment of metal status in drainage canal water and their bioaccumulation in Oreochromis niloticus fish in relation to human health. Environ. Monit. Assess., 185: 891-907.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  12. Abomourad, I.M.K., W.T. Abbas, E.S. Awaad, M.M.N. Authman and K. El-Shafei et al., 2013. Evaluation of Lactobacillus plantarum as a probiotic in aquaculture: Emphasis on growth performance and innate immunity. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 572-582.
  13. Abomourad, I.M.K., M.M.N. Authman and W.T. Abbas, 2013. Heavy metal pollution and metallothionein expression: A survey on Egyptian tilapia farms. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 612-619.
    Direct Link  |  
  14. Hassanain, M.A., W.T. Abbas and T.B. Ibrahim, 2012. Skeletal ossification impairment in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) after exposure to lead acetate. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 729-735.
    CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
  15. Authman, M.M.N., W.T. Abbas and A.Y. Gaafar, 2012. Metals concentrations in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) from illegal fish farm in Al-Minufiya province, Egypt and their effects on some tissues structures. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 84: 163-172.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  16. Ali, S.M., H.S. Nasr and W.T. Abbas, 2012. Enhancement of Chlorella vulgaris growth and bioremediation ability of aquarium wastewater using diazotrophs. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 15: 775-782.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  17. Ali, S.M., M.I.A. Wafa and W.T. Abbas, 2011. Evaluation of Azotobacter and Azospirillum biofertilizers as a probiotics in Oreochromis niloticus aquaculture. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 6: 535-544.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  18. Abbas, H.H. and W.T. Abbas, 2011. Assessment study on the use of Pawpaw; Carica papaya seeds to control Oreochromis niloticus breeding. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 1117-1123.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  19. Hassan, A.M., A.M. Kenawy, W.T. Abbas and M.A. Abdel-Wahhab, 2010. Prevention of cytogentic, histochemical and biochemical alterations in Oreochromis niloticus by dietary supplement of sorbent materials. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 73: 1890-1895.
    PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  
  20. Osman, H.A.M., M.M. Ismaiel, W.T. Abbas and T.B. Ibrahim, 2009. An approach to the interaction between trichodiniasis and pollution with benzo-a-pyrene in catfish (Clarias gariepinus). World J. Fish Mar. Sci., 1: 283-289.
    Direct Link  |  
  21. Hasaanain, M.A., E.H. Abdel-Rahman, S. Abo-Hegab, M.A.A. Tawfik and W.T. Abbas, 2007. Induction of cytochrome p450 1A1 as a biomarker of benzo-a-pyrene pollution in Egyptian fresh water fish. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 1161-1169.
    CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  
  22. Tawfik, M.A.A., S.A. Hegab, K.A. Amira and T.A. Wafaa, 2001. Protozoan parasites of fish in relation to water quality of some ecosystems in Egypt. Egypt. J. Vet. Sci., 35: 43-57.
  23. Ahmed, A.K., M.A.A. Tawfik and W.T. Abbas, 2000. Some parasitic protozoa infecting fish from different localities of the River Nile, Egypt. Egypt. J. Zool., 34: 59-79.