DR. QIU, Jianwen (邱建文)


B.Sc., Shandong College of Oceanology; M.Sc., First Institute of Oceanography, SOA; Ph.D., HKUST

Associate Professor at Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University

Rm. T1015; (852) 3411-7055

Email: qiujw@hkbu.edu.hk



  1. An empirical and modeling study of the demography of a commercially exploited sea urchin: Implications for stock management. Source: GRF, Hong Kong. Duration: 09/2010-08/2013. CoIs: Clemnt Dumount (HKU/Biological Sciences), Michael Ng (HKBU/Mathematics)
  2. A study of the ecology of the giant aea anemone Entracmaea quadricolor and its associated animals (Ref: 29/2009). Source: Environmental Conservation Fund, Hong Kong. Duration: 10/2010-04/2012. CoI: Keith Kei (HKBU-CIE)
  3. A study of the impact of intensive diving tourism on the marine environment of Hong Kong. Role: Co-I (PI: Dr Chung Shan-Shan). Source: Environmental Conservation Fund, Hong Kong. Duration: 06/2010-05/2012.
  4. Biological control of apple snails at West Rail wetlands. Source: MTR, Hong Kong. Duration: 06/2011-07/2013
  5. A study of the impact of apple snails on macrophytes, nutrients and chlorophyll in local wetlands. PI: J.W. Qiu. (Duration: 2007-2009. Source: Environmental Conservation Fund)
  6. A study of the biodiversity of coral associated polychaetes in Sharp Island. PI: J.W. Qiu. (Duration: 2008-2010. Source: Environmental Conservation Fund)
  7. Impact of sea urchin bioerosion on coral communities in Hong Kong. PI: J.W. Qiu. (Duration: 2009-2010. Source: Environmental Conservation Fund)


Lau DCC, Dumont CP, Lui GCS, Qiu JW* (2011) Effectiveness of a small marine reserve in southern China in protecting the harvested sea urchin Anthocidaris crassispina: a mark-and-recapture study. Biological Conservation 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.07.027

Qiu JW*, Chan MT, Kwong KL, Sun J (2011) Consumption, survival and growth in the invasive freshwater snail Pomacea canaliculata: does food freshness matter? Journal of Molluscan Studies doi:10.1093/mollus/eyr005

Qiu JW*, Chan KM, Leung KMY* (2011) Seasonal variations of imposex indices and butyltin concentrations in the rockshell Thais clavigera collected from Hong Kong waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 63: 482-488.

Bao VWW, Leung KMY*, Qiu JW, Lam MHW (2011) Acute toxicities of five commonly used antifouling booster biocides to selected subtropical and cosmopolitan marine species. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 1147-1151.

Lui YS, Qiu JW, Zhang YL, Wong MH, Liang Y*(2011) Algal-derived organic matter as precursors of disinfection by-products and mutagens upon chlorination. Water Research 45:1454-1462.

Sun J, Zhang Y, Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY, Qiu JW* (2010) Protein expression during the embryonic development of a gastropod. Proteomics 10:2701-2711.

Kwong KL, Dudgeon D, Wong PK, Qiu JW* (2010) Secondary production and diet of an invasive snail in freshwater wetlands: implications for resource utilization and competition. Biological Invasions 12:1153-1164.

Wong PK, Liang Y, Liu NY, Qiu JW* (2010) Palatability of macrophytes to the invasive freshwater snail Pomacea canaliculata: differential effects of multiple plant traits. Freshwater Biology 55:2023-2031.

Fang L, Wong PK, Lin L, Lan CY, Qiu JW* (2010) Impact of invasive apple snails in Hong Kong on wetland macrophytes, nutrients, phytoplankton and filamentous algae. Freshwater Biology 55: 1191-1204.

Hong HC, Qiu JW, Liang Y (2010) Environmental factors influencing the distribution of total and fecal coliform bacteria in six water storage reservoirs in the Pearl River Delta Region, China. Journal of Environmental Science 22(5): 663-668.

Wong PK, Kwong KL, Qiu JW*(2009) Complex interactions among fish, snails and macrophytes: implications for biological control of an invasive snail. Biological Invasions 11: 2223-2232.

Kwong KL, Chen RKY, Qiu JW* (2009) The potential of the invasive snail Pomacea canaliculata as a predator of various life-stages of five species of freshwater snails. Malacologia 51: 343-356.

Qiu JW*, Kwong (2009) Effects of macrophytes on feeding and life-history traits of the invasive apple snail Pomacea canaliculata. Freshwater Biology 54: 1720-1730.

Chen G, Xiang WZ, Lau CC, Peng J, Qiu JW, Chen F, Jiang Y (2009) A comparative analysis of lipid and carotenoid composition of the gonads of Anthocidaris crassispina, Diadema setosum and Salmacis sphaeroides. Food Chemistry 120:973-977.

Lau DCC, Lau SCK, Qian PY, Qiu JW* (2009) Morphological plasticity and resource allocation in response to food limitation and hyposalinity in a sea urchin. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 383-388.

Hung OS, Lee OO, Thiyagarajan V, He HP, Xu Y, Chung HC, Qiu JW, Qian PY (2009) Characterization of cues from natural multi-species biofilms that induce larval attachment of the polychaete Hydroides elegans. Aquatic Biology 4:253-262.

Qiu JW*, Hung OS, Qian PY (2008) An improved barnacle settlement inhibition assay. Biofouling 24: 259-268. 2009.

Kwong KL, Wong PK, Lau SSS, Qiu JW* (2008) Determination of the distribution of apple snails in Hong Kong two decades after their initial invasion. Malacologia 50: 293-302.

Chan KM, Leung KML, Cheung KC, Wong MH, Qiu JW* (2008) Seasonal changes in imposex and tissue burden of butyltin compounds in Thais clavigera populations along the coastal area of Mirs Bay, China. Marine Pollution Bulletin 57: 5645-651.

Chan KM, Cheung SG, Cai ZW, Qiu JW*(2008) Sensitivity of different biological responses to exposure and depuration of butyltins in Thais clavigera: reciprocal transplant of the neogastropod in cages. Ecotoxicology 17:860-868.

Qiu JW* (2008) Wetland macrophyte diversity, trophic status and phytoplankton. Ecological Science 27:310-314.

Qiu JW*, Tang X, Zheng CB, Li Y, Huang YL (2007) Copper complexation by fulvic acid affects copper toxicity to the larvae of polychaete Hydroides elegans. Marine Environmental Research 64: 563-573.

Li JT, Liao B, Lan CY, Qiu JW, Shu WS* (2007) Zinc, nickel and cadmium in carambolas marketed in Guangzhou and Hong Kong, China: Implication for human health. Science of the Total Environment 388: 405-412.

Lau MC, Chan KM, Leung KMY, Luan TG, Yang MS, Qiu JW* (2007) Acute and chronic toxicities of tributyltin to various life stages of the marine polychaete Hydroides elegans. Chemosphere 69: 135-144.

Li JT, Liao B, Lan CY, Qiu JW, Shu WS* (2007), Zinc, nickel and cadmium in carambolas marketed in Guangzhou and Hong Kong, China: Implication for human health. Science of the Total Environment 338:405-412.

Wong NC, Wong MH, Shiu KK, Qiu JW* (2006) Dependency of copper toxicity to polychaete larvae on algal concentration. Aquatic Toxicology 77: 117–125.

Li JT, Qiu JW, Wang XW, Zhong Y, Lan CY*, Shu WS* (2006) Cadmium contamination in orchard soils and fruit trees and its potential health risk in Guangzhou, China. Environmental Pollution 143:159-65.

Zhang CB, Huang LN, Luan TG, Qiu JW, Lan CY* (2006) Structural and functional diversity of culturable bacterial community during the early stages of revegetation near a Pb/Zn smelter in Guangdong, P. R. China. Ecological Engineering 30(1): 16-26.

Leung KMY*, Kwok RPY, Ng WC, Horiguchi T, Qiu JW, Yang R, Song M, Jiang G, Zheng GJ, Lam PKS (2006) Ecological risk assessments of endocrine disrupting organotin compounds using marine neogastropods in Hong Kong. Chemosphere 65: 922-938.

Qiu JW*, Xie ZC, Wang WX (2005) Effects of calcium on the uptake and elimination of cadmium and zinc in Asiatic clams. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 48:278-287.

Qiu JW*, Thiyagarajan V, Cheung S, Qian PY (2005) Toxic effects of copper to the larvae of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:688-693.

Xie ZC, Wong NC, Qian PY, Qiu JW* (2005) Responses of polychaete Hydroides elegans life stages to copper stress. Marine Ecology Progress Series 285:89-96.

Yang QW, Shu WS, Qiu JW, Wang HB, Lan CY* (2004) Lead in paddy soils and rice plants and its potential health risk around Lechang Lead/Zinc Mine, Guangdong, China. Environment International 30: 883-889.

Qiu JW, Thiyagarajan V, Leung A, Qian PY* (2003) Development of a marine subtidal epibenthic community: implications for deployment of artificial reefs in Hong Kong. Biofouling 19:37-46.

Qian PY*, Qiu JW, Kennish R, Reid CA (2003) Recolonization of benthic infauna subsequent to capping of contaminated dredged material in East Sha Chau, Hong Kong. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 56:819-931.

Zhao B, Qiu JW, Qian PY* (2003) Effects of food availability on larval development in the slipper limpet Crepidula onyx. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 294: 219-233.

Thiyagarajan V, Harder T, Qiu JW, Qian PY* (2003) Energy content at metamorphosis and growth rate of the early juvenile barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Marine Biology 143: 543-554.

Qiu JW, Tremblay R, Bourget E* (2002) Ontogenetic change in salinity tolerance in the mussels Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus: implications for distribution. Marine Ecology Progress Series 228:143-152.

Qiu JW, Wang W, Qian PY* (2001) Significance of bacteria in the metal accumulation of the slipper limpet Crepidula onyx. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 25:151-161.

Qiu JW*, Qian PY (2000) Revision of the genus Leonnates, Kinberg 1865 (Polychaeta, Nereididae), with descriptions and comments on other species described in Leonnates. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 113: 1111-1146.

Wang W*, Qiu JW, Qian PY (1999) Significance of trophic transfer in the high concentration of zinc in the barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Environmental Science and Technology 168:127-134.

Wang W*, Qiu JW, Qian PY (1999) Trophic transfer of cadmium, chromium and selenium in the barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Marine Ecology Progress Series 187: 191-201.

Qiu JW*, Qian PY (1999) Effects of salinity and temperature on the life-history of Balanus amphitrite amphitrite: effects of past experience. Marine Ecology Progress Series 188:123-132.

Qiu JW* (1999) Composition, structure and distribution of polychaete assemblages in Deep Bay, Hong Kong. In: Lee SY (ed.), Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Mangrove Ecosystem of Deep Bay and the Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 13-22.

Qiu JW*, Qian PY (1998) Effects of temperature and salinity on survival, growth and maturation in the polychaete Hydroides elegans (Haswell). Marine Ecology Progress Series 168: 127-134.

Ong-Che RG, Qiu JW, Wu BL (1998) Distribution of polychaetes in the southern waters of Hong Kong. Asian Marine Biology 15:135-158.

Qiu JW*, Qian PY (1997) Effects of food availability, larval source, and culture method on larval development of Balanus amphitrite amphitrite: implications for experimental design. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 217:47-61.

Qiu JW*, Gosselin L, Qian PY (1997) Effects of short-term food availability on larval development in the barnacle Balanus amphitrite amphitrite. Marine Ecology Progress Series 161:83-91.