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CHANG Ching-Fong

National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU)
Phone number: 
+886-2-24622192 ext5209

Research topics

  • Reproductive Biology (fish, prawns, corals)
  • Endocrine Physiology (fish, prawns, corals)
  • Stress Physiology and adaptation (fish)
  • Sex Differentiation (fish)


  • Jeng, S. R., Pen, Y. T., Gueguen, M. M., Yueh, W. S., Dufour, S., Chang, C. F.*, and Kah, O.* 2012. Expression of aromatase in radial glial cells in the brain of Japanese eel provides insight into evolution of the cyp191a gene in Actinopterygians.  PLoS ONE. 7(9):e44750. *: co-correspondence authors (Chang, CF and Kah, O.)
  • Shikina, S., Chen, C. J., Chung, Y. J., Shao, Z. F., Liou, J. Y., Tseng, H. P., Lee, Y. H. and Chang, C.F. 2013. Yolk formation in a stony coral Euphyllia ancora(Cnidaria, Anthozoa): insight into the evolution of vitellogenesis in non-bilaterian animals. Endocrinology 154, 3447-3459.
  • Wu, G. C. and Chang, C. F. 2013. Oocytes Survive in the Testis By Altering the Soma Fate from Male to Female in the Protandrous Black Porgy, Acanthopagrus schlegeli. Biol. Reprod. 88 (1) 19, 1-10.
  • Jeng, S. R., Yueh, W. S., Pen, Y. T., Lee, Y. H., Chen, G. R., Dufour, S., and Chang, C.F. 2014. Neuroendocrine gene expression reveals a decrease in dopamine D2B receptor with no changes in GnRH system during prepubertal metamorphosis of silvering in wild Japanese eel. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 206, 8-15.
  • Shikina S., Chung, Y. J., Wang, H. M., Chiu, Y. L., Shao, Z. F., Lee, Y. H., Chang, C. F. 2015. Immunohistichemical localization of early germ cells in a stony coral, Euphyllia ancora: potential implications for a germline stem cell system in coral gametogenesis. Coral Reefs. (doi: 10.1007/s00338-015-1270-6)