Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica

Dr. Benny K. K. Chan Deputy Director/ Research Fellow

Lab PI

Dr. Benny K. K. Chan

Deputy Director/ Research Fellow

Ph.D. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Research Fields
  • Intertidal ecology and biogeography
  • Barnacle taxonomy, phylogeny and ecology
  • Supply side ecology and Larval biology

Research Directions

  • I am an intertidal ecologist and barnacle taxonomist, using barnacles as model species to study factors affecting the biodiversity, biogeography and phylogeography patterns of intertidal organisms. The Indo-Pacific region contains the highest marine biodiversity in the world. To protect and sustainably develop our biodiversity resources, it is very important to understand the patterns and process that contribute to such high diversity in the Indo-Pacific region. My research use a multiple species approach (which covers wider geographical ranges of species distribution), to test the hypothesis whether diversity pattern of intertidal species in the Indo-Pacific is controlled by present day oceanographic currents or the past geological events (including the formation of glacial refugia from the marginal sea regions during the Pleistocene glaciations).
  • Our study is a pioneer research that uses molecular, morphological and taxonomical approach in examining the intertidal biodiversity in the whole Indo-Pacific region. Our findings showed that the diversity patterns of intertidal species in different parts of the Indo-Pacific are affected by the relative importance between the present day oceanographic currents and the geological historical events. In the temperate NW Pacific, the presences of marginal seas result in species have their population expanded after the Last Glacial Maximum. In addition, the low seawater temperature enhances wide scale larval dispersal. The population structure of intertidal species is panmictic over a wide range of geographical region. In the Central Indo-Pacific region, the separation of the Indian and Pacific Oceans during the glaciations and with the addition of the present day oceanographic current pattern can affect the genetic connectivity of intertidal barnacles. In the West Indian Ocean, there are a few marginal seas, the distribution of intertidal barnacles is more related to the oceanographic currents but less to geological history processes.
  • I also worked in the field of morphological and molecular taxonomy of barnacles. I have identified 94 species of thoracican barnacles in Taiwan. Recently, I am working on the diversity and host-specificity of coral-associated barnacles.

Latest published paper

期刊論文 ( 2017 - 2020 )

  1. Yu Sing-Pei, Chan Benny K.K., 2020, “Intergenerational microplastics impact the intertidal barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite during the planktonic larval and benthic adult stages”, Environmental Pollution, 115560. (SCIE) (IF: 4.358; SCIE ranking: 16.5%) Link
  2. Lin H.-C., C.-C. Cheang, L. Cobari, B. K. K. Chan*, 2020, “Trans-Pacific genetic differentiation in the deep-water stalked barnacle Scalpellum stearnsii (Cirripedia: Thoracica: Scalpellidae)”, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 103359. Link
  3. Wang H.-Y., L. M. Tsang, F. P. Lima, R. Seabra, M. Ganmanee, G. A. Williams, B. K. K. Chan*, 2020, “Spatial Variation in Thermal Stress Experienced by Barnacles on Rocky Shores: The Interplay Between Geographic Variation, Tidal Cycles and Microhabitat Temperatures”, Frontiers in Marine Science, 7. (SCIE, SSCI) Link
  4. Chan B. K. K., S.-J. Ju, D.-S. Kim, S.-J. Kim, 2020, “First discovery of the sessile barnacle Eochionelasmus (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) from a hydrothermal vent field in the Indian Ocean”, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 100(4),585-593. (SCIE) (IF: 1.403; SCIE ranking: 53.8%) Link
  5. Dreyer N., J. D. Zardus, J. T. Høeg, J. Olesen, M.-C. Yu, B. K. K. Chan*, 2020, “How whale and dolphin barnacles attach to their hosts and the paradox of remarkably versatile attachment structures in cypris larvae”, Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 20(2),233-249. (SCIE) (IF: 2.369; SCIE ranking: 59.2%,13.8%) Link
  6. Chan B. K. K., J. C. H. Tan, M. Ganmanee, 2020, “Living in a growing host: growth pattern and dwelling formation of the scallop Pedum spondyloideum in massive Porites spp. corals”, Marine Biology, 167(7) :95. (SCIE) (IF: 2.215; SCIE ranking: 28.3%) Link
  7. Kolbasov G. A., A. S. Petrunina, J. Olesen, M.-J. Ho, B. K. K. Chan, M. J. Grygier, 2020, “A new species of Sessilogoga Grygier, 1990 parasitic in an antipatharian from Green Island, Taiwan, with notes on its nauplius larvae and the synapomorphies and apparent gonochorism of the genus (Crustacea: Thecostraca: Ascothoracida)”, Marine Biodiversity, 50(3): 43. (SCIE) (IF: 2.077; SCIE ranking: 36.8%,31.1%) Link
  8. Yu S.-P., B. K. K. Chan*, 2020, “Effects of polystyrene microplastics on larval development, settlement, and metamorphosis of the intertidal barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite”, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 194 110362. (SCIE) (IF: 3.974; SCIE ranking: 17%,20.7%) Link
  9. Yu M.-C., N. Dreyer, G. A. Kolbasov, J. T. Høeg, B. K. K. Chan*, 2020, “Sponge symbiosis is facilitated by adaptive evolution of larval sensory and attachment structures in barnacles”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 287(1927) 20200300. Link
  10. Zweifler A., N. Simon-Blecher, D. Pica, B. K. K. Chan, J. Roth, Y. Achituv, 2020, “A stranger among us: the occurrence of Cantellius (Balnoidea: Pyrgomatidae) an epibiont of scleractinias in stylasterids (Hydrozoa)”, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, (SCIE) (IF: 2.685; SCIE ranking: 9.6%) Link
  11. Wong J. Y., B. K. K. Chan, K. Y. K. Chan, 2020, “Evolution of feeding shapes swimming kinematics of barnacle naupliar larvae: a comparison between trophic modes”, Integrative Organismal Biology, (SCIE) Link
  12. Chan B. K. K., Y. F. Tsao , M. Ganmanee, 2020, “Morphological and molecular evidence support the intertidal barnacle Octomeris intermedia Nilsson-Cantell, 1921 (Thoracica, Chthamalidae) as a valid species in Indo-Pacific waters”, ZooKeys, 914, 1-31. (SCIE) (IF: 1.079; SCIE ranking: 50.9%) Link
  13. Meneghesso C., Seabra R., Broitman B. R., Wethey D. S., Burrows M. T., Chan B. K. K., Guy-Haim T., Ribeiro P. A., Rilov G., Santos A. M., Sousa L. L., Lima F. P., 2020, “Remotely-sensed L4 SST underestimates the thermal fingerprint of coastal upwelling”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 237 111588. (SCIE) (IF: 6.457; SCIE ranking: 5%,3.3%,3.7%) Link
  14. Kim J.-H., Kim H. K., Kim H., Chan B. K. K., Kang S., Kim W., 2019, “Draft Genome Assembly of a Fouling Barnacle, Amphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854): The First Reference Genome for Thecostraca”, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7. (SCIE) Link
  15. Buckeridge J. S., B. K. K. Chan, J.-P. Lin*, 2019, “Paleontological Studies of Whale Barnacles in Taiwan Reveal New Cetacean Migration Routes in the Western Pacific Since the Miocene”, ZOOLOGICAL STUDIES, doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-38. (SCIE) (IF: 1.054; SCIE ranking: 53.3%)
  16. Ma K. Y., Chow L. H., Wong K. J. H., Chen H.-N., Ip B. H. Y., Schubart C. D., Tsang L. M., Chan B. K. K.*, Chu K. H., 2019, “Speciation pattern of the horned ghost crab Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772): An evaluation of the drivers of Indo-Pacific marine biodiversity using a widely distributed species”, Journal of Biogeography, 45(12),2658-2668. (SCIE) (IF: 4.248; SCIE ranking: 17%,12.2%) Link
  17. Kim H. K., Chan B. K. K., Corbari L, Moreno P. A. R., Achituv Y., Kim W., 2019, “A new species of the coral associated barnacle (Thoracica: Pyrgomatidae: Pyrgoma) from a deep-sea oculinid coral in New Caledonian waters.”, Zootaxa, 4695(1), 26-44. (SCIE) (IF: 0.931; SCIE ranking: 56.3%) Link
  18. Kolbasov G. A., Petrunina A. S., Ho M.-J., Chan B. K. K.*, 2019, “A new species of Synagoga (Crustacea, Thecostraca, Ascothoracida) parasitic in an antipatharian from Green Island, Taiwan, with notes on its morphology”, ZooKeys, 876 55-85. (SCIE) (IF: 1.079; SCIE ranking: 50.9%) Link
  19. Ewers-Saucedo C., Owen C.r L., Pérez-Losada M., Høeg J. T., Glenner H., Chan B. K. K., Crandall K. A., 2019, “Towards a barnacle tree of life: integrating diverse phylogenetic efforts into a comprehensive hypothesis of thecostracan evolution”, PeerJ, 7 e7387. (SCIE) (IF: 2.118; SCIE ranking: 29.7%) Link
  20. Lee W.-K., Mi K. H., Chan B. K. K., Ju S.-J., Kim S.-J., 2019, “Complete mitochondrial genome of the hydrothermal vent stalked barnacle Vulcanolepas fijiensis (Cirripedia, Scalpelliforms, Eolepadidae)”, Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 4(2) 2725-2726. (SCIE) Link
  21. Yu M.-C., G. A. Kolbasov, J. T. Høeg, B. K. K. Chan*, 2019, “Crustacean-sponge symbiosis: collecting and maintaining sponge-inhabiting barnacles (Cirripedia: Thoracica: Acastinae) for studies on host specificity and larval biology”, Journal of Crustacean Biology, 39(4),522-532. (SSCI) (IF: 1.119; SCIE ranking: 42.1%) Link
  22. Kim H. K., B. K. K.Chan , G. Xu , W. Kim, 2019, “The formation of lunule-like hollows in shells of the acorn barnacle Tetraclitella chinensis (Nilsson-Cantell, 1921), with a reappraisal of the taxonomic status of T. multicostata (Nilsson-Cantell, 1930) (Cirripedia: Tetraclitidae)”, Journal of Crustacean Biology, 39(2)136-149. (SCIE) (IF: 1.064; SCIE ranking: 64.8%) Link
  23. Strain E.M.A., Alexander K.A., Kienker S., Morris R., Jarvis R., Coleman R., Bollard B., Firth L.B., Knights A.M., Grabowski J.H., Airoldi L., Chan B.K.K., Chee S.Y., Cheng Z., Coutinho R., de Menezes R.G., Ding M., Dong Y., Fraser C.M.L., Gómez A.G., Juanes J.A., Mancuso P., Messano L.V.R., Naval-Xavier L.P.D., Scyphers S., Steinberg P., Swearer S., Valdor P.F., Wong J.X.Y., Yee J., Bishop M.J., 2019, “Urban blue: A global analysis of the factors shaping people's perceptions of the marine environment and ecological engineering in harbours”, Science of The Total Environment, 658,1293-1305. (SCIE) (IF: 4.9; SCIE ranking: 9.6%) Link
  24. Chan B.K.K.,S.-J. Ju, S.-J. Kim, 2019, “A new species of hydrothermal vent stalked barnacle Vulcanolepas (Scalpelliforms: Eolepadidae) from the North Fiji Basin, Southwestern Pacific Ocean”, Zootaxa, 4563(1), 135-148. (SCIE) (IF: 0.931; SCIE ranking: 49.2%) Link
  25. Fraser C.M.L., B.K.K. Chan*, 2019, “Too hot for sex: mating behaviour and fitness in the intertidal barnacle Fistulobalanus albicostatus under extreme heat stress”, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 610, 99-108. (SCIE) (IF: 2.276; SCIE ranking: 36.7%) Link
  26. Kim R.-O., Chan B. K. K., Hou B. K., Ju S.-J., Kim S.-J., 2019, “Complete mitochondrial genome of the deep-water epibiotic stalked barnacle, Glyptelasma annandalei (Cirripedia, Lepadiformes, Poecilasmatidae)”, MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART B-RESOURCES, 4(1), 99-100. (SCIE) (IF: 0.488; SCIE ranking: 94.2%) Link
  27. Han G.-D., Cartwright S. R., Ganmanee M., Chan B. K. K., Adzis K. A. A., Hutchinson N., Wang J., Hui T. Y., Williams G. A., Dong Y.-W., 2019, “High thermal stress responses of Echinolittorina snails at their range edge predict population vulnerability to future warming”, Science of The Total Environment, 647, 763-771. (SCIE) (IF: 4.9; SCIE ranking: 9.6%) Link
  28. Buckeridge J. S. , B. K. K. Chan , and S.-W. Lee,*, 2018, “Accumulations of Fossils of the Whale Barnacle Coronula bifida Bronn, 1831 (Thoracica: Coronulidae) Provides Evidence of a Late Pliocene Cetacean Migration Route through the Straits of Taiwan”, ZOOLOGICAL STUDIES, 57, 54. (SCIE) (IF: 1.008; SCIE ranking: 52.1%) Link
  29. Wong J. Y., Chan K. Y. Karen, Chan B. K. K.*, 2018, “Phylogenetic, ecological and biomechanical constraints on larval form: A comparative morphological analysis of barnacle nauplii”, PLOS ONE, 13(11), e0206973. (SCIE) (IF: 2.806; SCIE ranking: 23.4%) Link
  30. Chan B. K. K., L. Aguilar, B. K. Hou, H. M. Kang, S.-J. Kim, 2018, “Complete mitochondrial genome of the catophragmid barnacle Catomerus polymerus (Cirripedia, Thoracica, Balanomorpha, Catophragmidae)”, MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART B-RESOURCES, 3(2) 1286-1287. (SCIE) Link
  31. Kim S.-J., H. M. Kang, L. Corbari, B. K. K. Chan*, 2018, “First report on the complete mitochondrial genome of the deep-water scalpellid barnacle Arcoscalpellum epeeum (Cirripedia, Thoracica, Scalpellidae)”, MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART B-RESOURCES, 3(2) 1288-1289. (SCIE) Link
  32. Chan B. K. K., Xu G., Kim H. K., Park J.-H., Kim W., 2018, “Living with marginal coral communities: Diversity and host-specificity in coral-associated barnacles in the northern coral distribution limit of the East China Sea”, PLOS ONE, 13(5), e0196309. (SCIE) (IF: 2.806; SCIE ranking: 23.4%) Link
  33. CHAN B. K. K., CHANG Y.-W., 2018, “A new deep-sea scalpelliform barnacle, Vulcanolepas buckeridgei sp. nov. (Eolepadidae: Neolepadinae) from hydrothermal vents in the Lau Basin”, Zootaxa, 4407(1), 117-129. (SCIE) (IF: 0.972; SCIE ranking: 53.4%) Link
  34. Watanabe H. K., Chen C., Marie D. P., Takai K., Fujikura K., Chan B. K. K.*, 2018, “Phylogeography of hydrothermal vent stalked barnacles: a new species fills a gap in the Indian Ocean ‘dispersal corridor’ hypothesis”, Royal Society Open Science, 5(4), 172408. (SCIE) (IF: 2.243; SCIE ranking: 26.6%) Link
  35. Cheng Y.-Rong., B. K. K. Chan, 2018, “Descriptions of two new species of Xarifia copepods (Copepoda: Xarifiidae) with a key to the known species associated with the coral family, Euphylliidae Alloiteau, 1952”, Marine Biodiversity, 48(1), 439–447. (SCIE) (IF: 1.646; SCIE ranking: 44.8%,38.9%) Link
  36. Chen C.*, T. -Y. Chan and B. K. K. Chan, 2018, “Molluscan diversity in shallow water hydrothermal vents off Kueishan Island, Taiwan”, Marine Biodiversity, 48(1), 709-714. (SCIE) (IF: 1.646; SCIE ranking: 44.8%,38.9%) Link
  37. Shih H.-T., Chan B. K. K., Ng P. K. L., 2018, “Tubuca alcocki, a new pseudocryptic species of fiddler crab from the Indian Ocean, sister to the southeastern African T. urvillei (H. Milne Edwards, 1852) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Ocypodidae)”, ZooKeys, 747, 41-62. (SCIE) (IF: 1.031; SCIE ranking: 50.9%) Link
  38. Dreyer N., Olesen J., Dahl R. B., Chan B. K. K., Høeg J. T., 2018, “Sex-specific metamorphosis of cypris larvae in the androdioecious barnacle Scalpellum scalpellum (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica) and its implications for the adaptive evolution of dwarf males”, PLOS ONE, 13(2), e0191963. (SCIE) (IF: 2.806; SCIE ranking: 23.4%) Link
  39. Cai Y. F., Shen X., Zhou L., Chu K. H., Chan B. K. K.*, 2018, “Mitochondrial genome of Tesseropora rosea: molecular evidence for non-monophyly of the genus Tetraclita”, MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART B-RESOURCES, 3(1), 92-94. (SCIE) Link
  40. Chan, B. K. K., J. C. W Liu, 2017, “Galkinius Perreault, 2014 or Darwiniella (Anderson, 1992)? A new coral-associated barnacle sharing characteristics of these two genera in Pacific waters (Crustacea, Cirripedia, Thoracica, Pyrgomatidae)”, ZOOKEYS, 719, 1-22. (SCIE) (IF: 1.031; SCIE ranking: 50.9%) Link
  41. Yu M.-C., B. K. K. Chan, Y. Achituv, G. A. Kolbasov, 2017, “Four new sponge-inhabiting barnacles of the genus Acasta (Thoracica: Archaeobalanidae: Acastinae) from the Indo-Pacific”, RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 65, 585-615. (SCIE) (IF: 0.851; SCIE ranking: 62.6%) Link
  42. Chan B. K. K., Sari Alireza, Høeg Jens T., 2017, “Cirripede Cypris Antennules: How Much Structural Variation Exists Among Balanomorphan Species from Hard-Bottom Habitats?”, The Biological Bulletin, 233(2), 135-143. (SCIE) (IF: 1.95; SCIE ranking: 36.2%,37.6%) Link
  43. Wang T. W., P. H. Kuo, C. W. Lin, C. -W. Huang, T. -Y. Chan and B. K. K. Chan*, 2017, “Assessing the biodiversity of deep-sea large crustaceans through fishing ports”, Journal of Crustacean Biology, 37(4), 490-495. (SCIE) (IF: 1.064; SCIE ranking: 64.8%) Link
  44. Chan, B. K. K., L. Corbari, P. A. Rodriguez Moreno and L. M. Tsang*, 2017, “Molecular phylogeny of the lower acorn barnacle families (Bathylasmatidae, Chionelasmatidae, Pachylasmatidae, and Waikalasmatidae) (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) with evidence for revisions in family classification”, ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 180(3), 542-555. (SCIE) (IF: 2.711; SCIE ranking: 6.7%) Link
  45. Kolbasov* G. A., B. K. K. Chan and Y.-R. Cheng, 2017, “Weltneria acanthostoma sp. nov., a burrowing barnacle (Cirripedia: Acrothoracica) from the deep-waters of the South China Sea”, Zootaxa, 4290(3), 591-599. (SCIE) (IF: 0.972; SCIE ranking: 53.4%) Link
  46. Yu, M.-C., G. A. Kolbasov, A. M. Hosie, T.-M. LEE and B. K. K.Chan*, 2017, “Descriptions of four new sponge-inhabiting barnacles (Thoracica: Archaeobalanidae: Acastinae)”, Zootaxa, 4277(2), 151-198. (SCIE) (IF: 0.972; SCIE ranking: 53.4%) Link
  47. Tsang, L. M., X. Shen, C. C. Cheang, K. H. Chu and B. K. K. Chan*, 2017, “Gene rearrangement and sequence analysis of mitogenomes suggest polyphyly of Archaeobalanid and Balanid barnacles (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha)”, Zoologica Scripta, 1, 1-11. (SCIE) (IF: 2.837; SCIE ranking: 43.8%,5.5%) Link
  48. Chang, Y. W., J. S. M. Chan, R. Hayashi, T. Shuto, L. M. Tsang, K. H. Chu and B. K. K. Chan*, 2017, “Genetic differentiation of the soft shore barnacle Fistulobalanus albicostatus (Cirripedia: Thoracica: Balanomorpha) in the West Pacific”, MARINE ECOLOGY-AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE, 38(2), e12422. (SCIE) (IF: 1.177; SCIE ranking: 60%) Link
  49. Shen, X., L. M. Tsang, K. H. Chu and B. K. K. Chan*, 2017, “A unique duplication of gene cluster (S2–C–Y) in Epopella plicata (Crustacea) mitochondrial genome and phylogeny within Cirripedia”, Mitochondrial DNA, 28(2), 285-287. (SCIE) (IF: 3.35; SCIE ranking: 35.9%) Link
  50. Kim S.-J., W.-K. Lee, B. K. Hou, B. K. K. Chan, S.-J. Ju, 2017, “Complete mitochondrial genome of the deep-sea asymmetrical barnacle Altiverruca navicula (Cirripedia, Thoracica, Verrucumorpha)”, Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 2(2), 934-935. Link
  51. Ewers-Saucedo C.*, B. K.K. Chan, J. D. Zardus, and J. P. Wares, 2017, “Parallel Patterns of Host-Specific Morphology and Genetic Admixture in Sister Lineages of a Commensal Barnacle”, The Biological Bulletin, 232(3), 171-185. (SCIE) (IF: 1.95; SCIE ranking: 36.2%,37.6%) Link
專書、論文集 ( 2017 - 2020 )
  1. 陳國勤、張晏瑋,2017,《東沙藤壺及海蛞蝓圖鑑》,共133頁,台北:中央研究院生物多樣性研究中心。
專書(論文集)之一章 ( 2017 - 2020 )
  1. Chan B. K. K. , K. J. H. Wong, Y. R. Cheng, 2020, “BIOGEOGRAPHY AND HOST USAGE OF CORAL-ASSOCIATED CRUSTACEANS: BARNACLES, COPEPODS, AND GALL CRABS AS MODEL ORGANISMS”, editor(s): Thiel M., G. Poore, The Natural History of the Crustacea Evolution and Biogeography of the Crustacea, Volume 8, pp. 552, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. Link
  2. Wong Yue Him, Ozaki Noriaki, Zhang Wei-Pang, Sun Jin, Yoshimura Erina, Oguro-Okano Mieko, Nogata Yasuyuki, Lin Hsiu-Chin, Chan Benny K. K., Qian Pei-Yuan, Okano Keiju, 2018, “Identification of Barnacle Shell Proteins by Transcriptome and Proteomic Approaches”, editor(s): Endo K., Kogure T., Nagasawa H., Biomineralization, pp. 105-112, Singapore: Springer. Link
學術會議(研討會)論文 ( 2017 - 2020 )
  1. Chan B. K.K., C. Fraser, M. Ganmanee, 2019, “The animal with longest penis in the animal kingdom, barnacles: Its mating behavior and impacted from summer heat stress”, paper presented at the 3rdInternational Symposium on Agricultural Technology 2019 (ISAT 2019) and the 17th International Symposium on Biocontrol and Biotechnology 2019 (ISBB 2019), Karbi, Thailand: The Faculty of Agricultural Technology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand, 2019-07-02 ~ 2019-07-05.
  2. Yu M.-C., Y. H. Wong, G. A. Kolbasov, N. Wada, S.-L. Tang, B. K. K. Chan*, 2019, “Windows for animals: Understanding the functions of the unique window structure in the shell of Sponge-inhabiting barnacles.”, paper presented at The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting 2019 Hong Kong, Hong Kong: The Crustacean Society, 2019-05-26 ~ 2019-05-30.
  3. Chan B. K. K., J.-C. Lin, 2018, “Are barnacles sessile organisms? Drastic movement of the turtle barnacle Chelonibia testudinaria”, paper presented at Ninth International Crustacean Congress (ICC 9), Washington, USA: The Crustacean Society, 2018-05-22 ~ 2018-05-25.
  4. Yu S.-P., B. K. K. Chan*, 2018, “Eat microplastics, die early? Do microplastics lead to higher mortality of barnacle larvae”, paper presented at The Ninth International Crustacean Congress (ICC 9), Washington, D.C., USA: The Crustacean Society, 2018-05-22 ~ 2018-05-25.
  5. Chan B. K. K., 2017, “Larval biology of coral and sponge associated barnacles”, paper presented at The 55th Annual Meeting of the Carcinological Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan: Carcinological Society of Japan and Malacological Society of Japan, 2017-10-06 ~ 2017-10-09.
  6. Chan B. K. K., 2017, “How do coral associated invertebrates starting their life in their coral hosts? An example from coral associated barnacles”, paper presented at the Larval Biology Symposium XI, Hawaii, Hawaii, USA: University of Hawaii, 2017-08-10 ~ 2017-08-13.
  7. Chan B. K. K., G. Xu, H. K. Kim, J.-H. Park, W. Kim, 2017, “Living with the marginal coral communities: diversity and host-specificity of coral associated barnacles in the northern coral distribution limit in the East China Sea”, paper presented at the Crustacean Society Annual Meeting 2017, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: The Crustacean Society, 2017-06-19 ~ 2017-06-22.
  8. Chan B. K. K., N. Yoko, L.-M. Tsang, 2017, “Molecular biogeography and host specificity of coral associated barnacles (Cirripedia: Pyrgomatidae) in the Indo-Pacific waters”, paper presented at BRCAS-SLSCUHK Joint Symposium on Biodiversity & Genomics 2017, Taipei, Taiwan: Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, 2017-03-11 ~ 2017-03-12.