Dr. Erhan  Unlu

Dr. Erhan Unlu

Professor
Dicle University, Turkey


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Hydrobiology from Dicle University, Turkey

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Fish Biology
62%
Fish Biology
90%
Fish Taxonomy
75%
Aquaculture
55%

Education

1988

Ph.D.

Dicle University, Turkey

Hydrobiology

Selected Publications

  1. Parmaksiz, A., A. Oymak, N. Dogan and E. Unlu, 2018. Select biological characteristics of the mossul bleak Alburnus mossulensis Heckel, 1843 (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) in the Ataturk Dam Lake, Turkey. Indian J. Fisheries, 65: 36-43.

  2. Jawad, L.A., J.M. Abed, S.A. Hussain and E. Unlu, 2018. Vertebral dimensions in the genus carasobarbus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). J. Ichthyol., 58: 780-794.
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  3. Jawad, L.A., A.L. Ibanez, Z. Sadighzadeh, J. Naslund and E. Unlu, 2018. Scale deformity descriptions for 23 species of fish, from various geographical areas and habitats. Marine Freshwater Res., 69: 313-324.
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  4. Unlu, E., O. Gaygusuz, T. Cicek, S. Bilici and B.W. Coad, 2017. New record and range extension of the big‐scale sand smelt Atherina boyeri Risso, 1810 (Atherinidae) in the Devegecidi Dam Lake, Tigris River basin, Turkey. J. Applied Ichthyol., 33: 63-68.
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  5. Unlu, E., B. Otludil and H. Akın-Karadede, 2017. Effects of sub-lethal exposure of cadmium on histopathology of gills of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and the mitigating effects of Cladophora glomerata. Acta Biologica Turcica, 30: 24-30.
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  6. Serbest, B., K. Alaettin, C. Tarik and U. Erhan, 2017. Size and shape analysis of two close Cyprinidae species by geometric morphometric methods. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 26: 872-877.

  7. Parmaksız, A., S.A. Oymak, N. Dogan D.M. Naım and E. Unlu, 2017. Reproductive characteristics of an invasive species Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) in Ataturk Dam Lake, Turkey. Indian J. Fish., 64: 28-33.
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  8. Emel, K., K.A. Hulya, C. Tarik and U. Erhan, 2017. Seasonal variatons of heavy metals in water, sediment and tissues of two freshwater fish species (Cyprinion macrostomum and Capoeta trutta) From The Batman Dam (Tigris Basin), Turkey. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 26: 4187-4193.

  9. Bilici, S. and T. Cicek and E. Unlu, 2017. Observation on the age, growth and somatic condition of Carasobarbus luteus (Heckel, 1843) and Capoeta trutta (Heckel, 1843) (Cyprinidae) in the Tigris River, Turkey. Iranian J. Fish. Sci., 16: 170-187.
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  10. Unlu, E., O. Gaygusuz, T. Cicek, S. Bilici and B.W. Coad, 2016. New record and range extension of the big-scale sand smelt Atherina boyeri Risso, 1810 (Atherinidae) in the Devegecidi Dam Lake, Tigris River basin, Turkey. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 10.1111/jai.13192.
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  11. Kaya, C., D. Turan and E. Unlu, 2016. The latest status and distribution of fishes in upper tigris river and two new records for Turkish freshwaters. Tur. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 16: 545-562.
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  12. Danabas, D., N.C. Yildirim, N. Yildirim, A.O. Onal, G. Uslu, E. Unlu and N. Tayhan et al., 2016. Cytokine Responses in Gills of Capoeta umbla as Biomarkers of Environmental Pollution. Water Environ. Res., 88: 217-222.
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  13. Cicek, T., S. Bilici and E. Unlu, 2016. Morphological differences among the Garra rufa populations (Cyprinidae) in Tigris river system of Southeast Turkey. J. Coastal Life Med., 4: 521-526.
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  14. Cicek, T., A. Kaya, S. Bilici and E. Unlu, 2016. Size and shape analysis of two close Cyprinidae species (Garra variabilis-Garra rufa) by geometric morphometric methods. Surv. Fish. Sci., 2: 35-44.
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  15. Bilici, S., E. Unlu, T. Cicek and O. Satici, 2016. The reproductive biology of Carasobarbus luteus and Capoeta trutta in the Tigris River Turkey. Cybium, 40: 147-153.

  16. Bilici, S., A. Baysal, T. Cicek, E. Uysal and E. Unlu, 2016. Morphological and meristic differences among freshwater fish, Cyprinion kais (Cyprinidae) populations in Tigris River of Southeast Turkey. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 25: 4045-4051.

  17. Ugurlu, P., E. Unlu and E.I. Satar, 2015. The toxicological effects of thiamethoxam on Gammarus kischineffensis (Schellenberg 1937) (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Environ. Toxicol. Pharmacol., 39: 720-726.
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  18. Danabas, D., N.C. Yildirim, N. Yildirim, A.O. Onal, G. Uslu, E. Unlu and N. Tayhan et al., 2015. Changes in antioxidant defense system in gills of Capoeta umbla caught from Uzuncayir Dam Lake, Turkey. Biochem. Syst. Ecol., 63: 72-79.
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  19. Bilici, S., T. Cicek, A, Baysal, E. Unlu and A. Alp, 2015. Morphological differences among the Cyprinion macrostomus (Cyprinidae) populations in the Tigris River. Surv. Fish. Sci., 2: 57-67.
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  20. Yerli, S.V., F. Mangıt, O. Emiroglu, V. Yegen, R. Uysal, E. Unlu and M. Zengin, 2014. Distribution of Invasive Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)(Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Turkey. Turk. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 14: 581-590.
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  21. Mustafa, K., S.V. Yerli, F. Mangit, U. Erhan and A.L.P. Ahmet, 2014. Fish biodiversity in inland waters of Turkey. J. Acad. Documents Fish. Aquacult., 1: 93-120.
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  22. Kaviraj, A., E. Unlu, A. Gupta and A. El Nemr, 2014. Biomarkers of Environmental Pollutants. BioMed Res. Int., 10.1155/2014/806598.
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  23. Dere, T., N. Yildirim, D. Danabas, N.C. Yildirim and A.O. Onal, et al., 2014. Transport phenomena of sulphate throughout dam lake system. Int. J., 2: 8-12.
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  24. Deger, D., E. Unlu and M. Gaffaroglu, 2013. Karyotype of mullet Liza abu Heckel, 1846 (Pisces: Mugilidae) from the Tigris River, Turkey. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 29: 234-236.
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  25. Akın, H.K. and E. Unlu, 2013. Cadmium accumulation by green algae Cladophora glomerata (L.) Kutz.(Chlorophyta) in presence of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L.). Toxicol Environ. Chem., 95: 1565-1571.
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  26. Unlu, E., D. Deger and T. Cicek, 2012. Comparison of morphological and anatomical characters in two catfish species, Silurus triostegus Heckel, 1843 and Silurus glanis L., 1758 (Siluridae, Siluriformes). North-West. J. Zool., 8: 119-124.
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  27. Satar, E.I., E. Uysal, E. Unlu, M. Bashan and A. Satar, 2012. The effects of seasonal variation on the fatty acid composition of total lipid, phospholipid, and triacylglycerol in the dorsal muscle of Capoeta trutta found in the Tigris River (Turkey). Turk. J. Biol., 36: 113-123.
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  28. IpekCengiz, E., E. Unlu, M. Bashan, A. Satar and E. Uysal, 2012. Effects of seasonal variations on the fatty acid composition of total lipid, Phospholipid and Triacylglicerol in the dorsal muscle of mesopotamian catfish (SilurustriostegusHeckel, 1843) in Tigris River (Turkey). Turkish J. Fish. Aquatic Sci., 12: 33-39.
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  29. Unlu, E., T. Cicek, D. Deger and B.W. Coad, 2011. Range extension of the exotic Indian stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794) (Heteropneustidae) into the Turkish part of the Tigris River watershed. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 27: 141-143.
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  30. Oymak, S.A., E. Unlu, A. Parmaksiz and N. Dogan, 2011. A study on the age, growth and reproduction of Aspius vorax (Heckel, 1843)(Cyprinidae) in Ataturk Dam Lake (Euphrates River), Turkey. Turk. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 11: 217-225.
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  31. Liao, T.Y., E. Unlu and S.O. Kullander, 2011. Western boundary of the subfamily Danioninae in Asia (Teleostei, Cyprinidae): derived from the systematic position of Barilius mesopotamicus based on molecular and morphological data. Zootaxa, 2011: 31-40.
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  32. Cengiz, E.I., E. Unlu and M. Bashan, 2010. Fatty acid composition of total lipids in muscle tissues of nine freshwater fish from the River Tigris (Turkey). Turk. J. Biol., 34: 433-438.
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  33. Velmurugan, B., M. Selvanayagam, E.I. Cengiz and E. Unlu, 2009. Histopathological changes in the gill and liver tissues of freshwater fish, Cirrhinus mrigala exposed to dichlorvos. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 52: 1291-1296.
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  34. Unlu, E., H. Karadede-Akin, M.N. Akturk and M. Yanar, 2009. Bioaccumulation of cadmium by Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L.) in the presence of green algae Cladophora glomerata (L.) Kutz. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 18: 2055-2059.
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  35. Korkmaz, N., E.I. Cengiz, E. Unlu, E. Uysal and M. Yanar, 2009. Cypermethrin-induced histopathological and biochemical changes in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and the protective and recuperative effect of ascorbic acid. Enivron. Toxicol. Pharmacol., 28: 198-205.
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  36. Velmurugan, B., M. Selvanayagam, E.I. Cengiz and E. Unlu, 2007. The effects of fenvalerate on different tissues of freshwater fish Cirrhinus mrigala. J. Environ. Sci. Health Part B, 42: 157-163.
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  37. Velmurugan, B., M. Selvanayagam, E.I. Cengiz and E. Unlu, 2007. The Effects of Monocrotophos to Different Tissues of Freshwater Fish Cirrhinus mrigala. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 78: 450-454.
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  38. Velmurugan, B., M. Selvanayagam, E.I. Cengiz and E. Unlu, 2007. Histopathology of lambda-cyhalothrin on tissues (gill, kidney, liver and intestine) of Cirrhinus mrigala. Environ. Toxicol. Pharmacol., 24: 286-291.
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  39. Karadede-Akin, H. and E. Unlu, 2007. Heavy metal concentrations in water, sediment, fish and some benthic organisms from Tigris River, Turkey. Environ. Monit. Assess., 131: 323-337.
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  40. Cengiz, E.I. and E. Unlu, 2006. Sublethal effects of commercial deltamethrin on the structure of the gill, liver and gut tissues of mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis: A microscopic study. Environ. Toxicol. Pharmacol., 21: 246-253.
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  41. Unlu, E., E.I. Cengiz, M.Z. Yildirim, B. Otludil and O. Unver, 2005. Histopathological effects in tissues of snail Lymnaea stagnalis (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) exposed to sublethal concentration of Thiodan® and recovery after exposure. J. Appl. Toxicol., 25: 459-463.
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  42. Cengiz, E.L., M.Z. Yildirim, B. Otludil and E. Unlu, 2005. Histopathological effects of Thiodan (R) on the freshwater snail, Galba truncatula (gastropoda, pulmonata). J. Applied Toxicol., 25: 464-469.
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  43. Otludil, B., E.I. Cengiz, M.Z. Yildirim, O. Unver and E. Unlu, 2004. The effects of endosulfan on the great ramshorn snail Planorbarius corneus (Gastropoda, Pulmonata): A histopathological study. Chemosphere, 56: 707-716.
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  44. Kilic-Demirok, N. and E. Unlu, 2004. Karyotype of cyprinid fish Alburnoides bipunctatus (Cyprinidae) from the Tigris River. Folia Biologica-Krakow, 52: 57-59.

  45. Karadede, H., S.A. Oymak and E. Unlu, 2004. Heavy metals in mullet, Liza abu and catfish, Silurus triostegus, from the Atatürk Dam Lake (Euphrates), Turkey. Environ. Int., 30: 183-188.
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  46. Karadede, H., A.S. Oymak and E. Unlu, 2004. Concentrations of some heavy metals in water, sediment and fish species from the Ataturk Dam Lake (Euphrates), Turkey. Environ. Int., 30: 183-188.

  47. Tsigenopoulos, C.S., J.D. Durand, E. Unlu and P. Berrebi, 2003. Rapid radiation of the Mediterranean Luciobarbus species (Cyprinidae) after the Messinian salinity crisis of the Mediterranean Sea, inferred from mitochondrial phylogenetic analysis. Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 80: 207-222.
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  48. Cengiz, E.I. and E. Unlu, 2003. Histopathology of gills in mosquitofish. Gambusia affinis after long-term exposure to sublethal concentrations of malathion. J. Environ. Sci. Health B, 38: 581-589.
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  49. Durand, J.D., C.S. Tsigenopoulos, E. Unlu and P. Berrebi, 2002. Phylogeny and biogeography of the family cyprinidae in the middle east inferred from cytochrome b DNA-evolutionary significance of this region. Mol. Phylogen. Evol., 22: 91-100.

  50. Cengiz, E.I. and E. Unlu, 2002. Histopathological changes in the gills of mosquitofish. Gambusia affinis exposed to endosulfan. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 68: 290-296.
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  51. Oymak, S.A., K. Solak and E. Unlu, 2001. Some biological characteristics of Silurus triostegus Heckel, 1843 from Ataturk Dam lake (Turkey). Turk. J. Zool., 25: 139-148.
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  52. Gumgum, B., E. Unlu, O. Akba, A. Yildiz and O. Namli, 2001. Copper and zinc contamination of the Tigris River (Turkey) and its wetlands. Arch. Nat. Conserv. Lands Res., 40: 233-239.

  53. Demirok, N.K. and E. Unlu, 2001. Karyotypes of cyprinid fish Capoeta trutta and Capoeta capoeta umbla (Cyprinidae) from the Tigris River. Turk. J. Zool., 25: 389-393.
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  54. Cengiz, E.I., E. Unlu and K. Balci, 2001. The histopathological effects of thiodan® on the liver and gut of mosquito fish, Gambusia affinis. J. Environ. Sci. Health B, 36: 75-85.
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  55. Unlu, E., K. Balci and N. Meric, 2000. Aspects of the biology of Liza abu (Mugilidae) in the Tigris River (Turkey). Cybium, 24: 27-43.

  56. Karadede, H. and E. Unlu 2000. Concentrations of some heavy metals in water, sediment and fish species from the Ataturk Dam Lake (Euphrates), Turkey. Chemosphere, 41: 1371-1376.
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  57. Durand, J.D., U. Erhan, I. Doadrio, S. Pipoyan and A.R. Templeton, 2000. Origin, radiation, dispersion and allopatric hybridization in the chub Leuciscus cephalus. Proc. R. Soc. London B Biol. Sci., 267: 1687-1697.
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  58. Bogutskaya, N.G., F. Kucuk and E. Unlu, 2000. Alburnus baliki, a new species of cyprinid fish from the Manavgat River system, Turkey. Ichthyological Explor. Freshwaters, 11: 55-64.

  59. Bogutskaya, N.G., F. Kucuk and E. Unlu, 2000. Alburnus baliki, a new species of cyprinid fish from the Manavgat River system. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters, 11: 55-64.

  60. Guven, K., C. Ozbay, E. Unlu and A. Satar, 1999. Acute lethal toxicity and accumulation of copper in Gammarus pulex (L.) (Amphipoda). Turk. J. Biol., 23: 510-521.
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  61. Cengiz, E.I. and E. Unlu, 1999. The effects of the different concentrations of Thiodan on the mortality rates of Gambusia affinis and Gammarus pulex. Biochem. Arch., 15: 251-254.

  62. Unlu, E., O. Akba, S. Sevim and B. Gumgum, 1996. Heavy metal levels in mullet, Liza abu(Heckel, 1843)(Mugilidae) from the Tigris River, Turkey. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 5: 107-112.

  63. Unle, E. and R. Bozkurt, 1996. Notes on the catfish, Silurus triostegus (Siluridae) from the Euphrates River in Turkey. Cybium, 20: 315-317.

  64. Gumgum, B., E. Unlu, Z. Tez and Z. Gulsun, 1994. Heavy metal pollution in water, sediment and fish from the Tigris River in Turkey Chemosphere, 29: 111-116.
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  65. Unlu, E. and K. Balci, 1993. Observation on the reproduction of Leuciscus cephalus orientalis (Cyprinidae) in Savur Stream (Turkey). Cybium, 17: 241-250.

  66. Unlu, E. and B. Gumgum, 1993. Concentrations of copper and zinc in fish and sediments from the Tigris River in Turkey. Chemosphere, 26: 2055-2061.
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