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Professor Cheng I-Jiunn










Highest Degree



Ph.D., State University of New York (SUNY), USA



Field of Specialization



Benthic Ecology, Marine Resource Conservation






886-2-2462-2192 ext 5303 or 5314

Fax 886-2-2463-3152






Research Project








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1.Cheng, I-J, Lin C-H, Tseng C-T. 2015. Factors influencing variations of oxygen content in nests of green sea turtles during egg incubation with a comparison of two nesting environments. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol. 471: 104-111.


2.Li T-H, Chang C-C, Cheng I-J, Lin S-C. 2015. Development of a Summarized Health Index (SHI) for Use in Predicting Survival in Sea Turtles. PLoS ONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0120796 (Mar. 24)


3.Su C-M, Huang C-T, Cheng I-J. 2015. Applying a fast, effective and reliable photographic identification system for green turtles in the waters near Luichiu Island, Taiwan. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 467: 115-120


1.Roden SE, Morin PA, Frey A, Balazs GH, Zarate P, Cheng I-J, Dutton PH. 2013. Green turtle population structure in the Pacific: new insights from single nucleotide polymorphisms and microsatellites. Endang Sepecies Res 20(3): 227-234.


2.*King R, W-H Cheng, C-T Tseng, H Chen, I-J Cheng. 2013. Estimating the sex ratio of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Taiwan by the nest temperature and histological methods. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 445: 140-147. (SCI).*(download at least 451 times since available in May, 2013; Journal article usage report)


3.C. C. Cheang, L. M. Tsang, K. H. Chu, I-J. Cheng, Benny K.K. Chan. 2013. Host-specific Phenotypic Plasticity of The Turtle Barnacle Chelonibia testudinaria: a widespread generalist rather than a specialist. PLoS ONE 8(3): 12 pages (SCI).


4.Tseng C-T, Cheng I-J. 2013. Two New Records of Marine Ozobranchid Leeches (Oligochaete: Ozobranchidae) in Taiwan. Comparat Parasitol, 80(1):105-109. (SCI)


5.I-J. Cheng, F. Bentivegna, S. Hochscheid. 2013. The behavioural choices of green turtles nesting at two environmentally different islands in Taiwan. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 440: 141–148. (SCI)


Xia Z-R, Blanck T, P-P Li, I-J. Cheng, H-X Gu, E-M Zhao. 2012. Experiments with various incubation factors for eggs of Chelonia mydas in China. Radiata 23(1): 46-59.


1.Cheng, I-Jiunn*. 2011. Chap. 17. Sea turtle research. In: Modern Telemetry, edited: Ondrej Krejcar. In Tech Inc. Croatia. Pp. 353-370.


2.Chen H-C, Kuo R-J, Chang T-C, Hus C-K, Bray RA, Cheng I-J*. 2011. Fluke (Spirorchiidae) Infections in Sea Turtles Stranded on Taiwan: Prevalence and Pathology. J. Parasitol. 98(2): 437-439 (SCI)


Conference posters or papers



1. Cheng, I-Jiunn, Wan-hwa Cheng, Tseng Cheng-Tsung. 2016. Why does two nearby green turtle nesting populations showed significant different trends over relative long period of time. 36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Lima, Peru.






3.Cheng, I-Jiunn. 2015. Riding on the fast lane: how sea turtles behave in post-nesting migration. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Dalaman, Turkey.








4.Cheng, I-Jiunn. 2014. When sea turtles meet Buddhists; past and present. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. New Orleans, US.


5. Cheng, Wan-Hwa, Sharon Carter, John F. Weishampel, Cheng, I-Jiunn, Katsufumi Sato. 2014. Modeling the relationship between post-nesting, Northwest Pacific green turtle movement patterns and environmental conditions. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. New Orleans, US.


6. Peter Kowalski, Hideaki Nishizawa, I-Jiunn Cheng. 2014. Investing male-mediated gene flow among green turtle (Chelonia mydas) rookeries of the Northwest Pacific.34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. New Orleans, US.


7.C.T. Tseng, J. H. Leuand I. J. Cheng. Phylogenetic structure of marine leeches Ozobranchus spp. in Taiwan and compare with those in the Atlantic. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. New Orleans, US.


8.Cheng, I-J. An amazing ambassador; what sea turtle can do for us? The Third East Asia Regional Meeting, New Orleans, US.


9.曾鉦琮,呂健宏,程一駿。2014。比較台灣及美國東部沿岸鰓蛭(marine Ozobranchus spp.)間的親緣關係。2014年動物行為暨生態學研討會,台中。


10.溫聞,程一駿。2014。赤背松柏根(Oligodon formosanus)對綠蠵龜(Chelonia mydas)龜卵及母龜分泌物氣味偏好之探討。2014年動物行為暨生態學研討會,台中。




12.李腕琇,程一駿。2014。地下水位的變化對於台東縣蘭嶼鄉綠蠵龜(Chelonia mydas)卵窩影響之探討。2014年動物行為暨生態學研討會,台中。




14. Kowalski P., Nishizawa H., Cheng, I-J. 2014. Investigating male-mediated gene flow among green turtle (Chelonia mydas) rookeries of the Northwest Pacific. 2014年動物行為暨生態學研討會,台中。


1. Cheng, I-Jiunn, Chang, Chi-MingChuang, Ching-Ta. 2013. Feasibility of establish the refuge site for green turtle on Lanyu Island, Taitung County  cognition and attitude from stakeholders. International Conference on Island Development-2013. Penghu, Taiwan.


2.Cheng, I-Jiunn. 2013. Diving behavior of sea turtles in the ocean; eah one has its own style. BITs 3rd Annual World Congress of Marine Biotechology-2013, Hangzhou, China.




4.Cheng, I-Jiunn. Nesting Ecology and Conservation of Green Turtles in Taiwan. 2013 BIT’s Annual Word Congress of Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, Nanjing, China.


5.Tseng Cheng-Tsung and Cheng I-Jiunn. 2013. Two New Records of Marine LeechesHirudinidaOzobranchidaeof sea turtle in Taiwan.33th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimoe, US.


6.Cheng, I-Jiunn and Wan-hwa Cheng. 2013. Plasticity of the Diving Behavior of Sea Turtles in Different Hydrodynamic Regimes. 33th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimoe, US.


7.Cheng, W-H, Weishampel JF, Cheng I-J, Sato K. 2013. Applying landscape modeling approaches to predict green turtle (Chelonia mydas) movement patterns in the Northwestern Pacific. 33th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimoe, US.








11.鍾依璇、程一駿。2013。必需金屬與非必需金屬的交互作用對食底泥動物Capitella sp. I隻生長率和攝食率的影響。2013年動物行為暨生態學研討會,花蓮。










16.Kowalski P., 程一駿。2013Investigating male-mediated gene flow among green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) rookeries of the Northwestern Pacific.2013年動物行為暨生態學研討會,花蓮。










5.Cheng, I-Jiunn. 2012.Researches and Conservation of green turtles in Taiwan. Conservation and Management of the green turtles in the Northwest Pacific. Hyogo, Japan.


6.Cheng, I-Jiunn. 2012. Migration and Diving Patterns of Pond-net Post-release Loggerhead Turtles from Northeast Taiwan.32th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Oaxaxa, Mexico.


7.Cheng, Wan-hwa, JF. Weishampel, LM. Ehrhart, and I-J. Cheng. 2012. Post-nesting migratory routes of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in relations to sea surface temperature in Taiwan. 32th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Oaxaxa, Mexico.




9.簡晧博,程一駿。2012。夜間光照對蘭嶼島綠蠵龜(Chelonia mydas)產卵行為影響之研究。2012年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台北。






12.曾鉦琮,程一駿。2012Two New Records of Marine Leech of Sea Turtle in Taiwan2012年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台北。


13.Rowena KingI-Jiunn Cheng2012Estimating the sex ratio of Chelonia mydas (green turtles) in Taiwan2012年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台北。





1.Cheng, I-J. 2011. Coolaborative sea turtle research and rehabilitation between Stazione Anton Dohrn, Italy and Taiwan. 4th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles. Naples, Italy.


2.Cheng, I-J. 2011. From protected area to sustainable non-consumptive use of sea turtle-case study of green turtle in Taiwan. 31th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. San Diego, US.


3.Chen, W-H., Y-Y Chang, K-P. Lee, R. King, I-J. Cheng. 2011. Determine the sex ratio of green turtle hatchlings in Taiwan: histological examination. 31th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. San Diego, US.


4.Chen, H-C., R-L. Kuo, I-J. Cheng. 2011. Spirorchiidae fluke infection in standed sea turtles of Taiwan: prevalence and pathology study. 31th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. San Diego, US.


5.Fong, C-L., F. Kuo, J-F. Huang, C-K. Hus, W-S. Tsai, I-J. Cheng. 2011. Comparisons of plasma biochemistries of nesting and captive green turtles with the baseline data in Taiwan. 31th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. San Diego, US.


6.謝文宜、程一駿 2011。遊客對蘭嶼綠蠵龜保育認知及生態旅遊的觀念 2011年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台南。


7.程宛華、張鈺穎、李敬佩、King Rowena、程一駿。判定綠蠵龜(Chelonia mydas)稚龜之性別方法及性別比之初探。2011年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台南。


8.劉越宜、程一駿。2011。澎湖縣望安島綠蠵龜(Chelonia mydas)卵窩大小對卵窩水勢能變化及卵窩孵化之影響。2011年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台南。








12.鍾依璇、程一駿。2011。在含有重金屬污染的沉積物中,固定濃度的Ni金屬與不同濃度的CdPb金屬加成時,對食底泥動物Capitella sp. I之生長率、攝食率和存活率的影響。2011年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台南。


13.曾鉦琮、程一駿。2011。海洋鰓蛭Ozobranchus branchiatus (Menzies, 1791)胚胎發育的初步研究。2011年動物行為、生態暨生物教育研討會,台南。





1.程一駿。2014。從論文遭國際期刊撤銷案談學術界的誠信與道德問題。科季報導,392: 6-9


1.程一駿。2012。書評《地球的美麗與哀愁》。科學月刊,515: 861-862


2.程一駿。2012。海龜性別環境決定。科學人雜誌,126: 86-90


3.程一駿。2012。評論再論阿郎壹古道爭議。科學月刊,507: 164-166


1.程一駿。2011。台灣海龜研究的介紹。野生動物保育彙報及通訊,15(4): 2-6.


2.程一駿。2011。評論開發與生態保育,是兩條沒有交集的路線科學月刊,503: 804-805


3.程一駿。2011。書評《藍鯨誌》,揭開藍巨人的神秘面紗。科學月刊,502: 791


4.程一駿。2011。演化路上的傳奇物種綠蠵龜。科學人。115: 122-123


5.程一駿、王玉懷。2011。大洋中的老舵手海龜如何在海中航行。自然科學簡訊23(1): 9-13



Books or Patents







3.程一駿。2010。綠蠵龜跟著海龜教授尋找綠蠵龜。晨星出版社,ISBN 978-986-177-290-5141頁。


4.Cheng, I-J. 2006. The Ecology and the Conservation of Green Turtles in Penghu County, Taiwan, R.O.C. (ISBN: 978-986-00-7547-2, 986-00-7547-6)


5.Cheng, I-J., H-C. Chen, J-H. Chuang and H-P. Pan. 2006. Report for the International Workshop on Sea Turtle Stranding and Necropsy in Taiwan. National Taiwan Ocean University, 182 pp (ISBN-13: 978-986-00-7803-9)


6.程一駿。2001。澎湖縣綠蠵龜生態保育手冊。澎湖縣農業局,32 pp.


7.Cheng, I-J., C-M. Chen, and T-P. Wei. 2000. Report of the International Workshop on the Migration, Foraging Habitats and Nesting Ecology of Marine Turtles in Taiwan.Council of Agriculture, GNP-025034890119, 87 pp, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. (ISBN: 978 986 00 7803 9; 986-00-7803 3)


Journal article reviewer



Journal article reviewer


Chelonian Conservation and Biology


Environmental Science and Technology


Journal of Marine Science and Technology


Marine Ecology Progress Series


Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research


Zoological Studies


International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation "Revista de Biolog'ia Tropical"


Journal of Comparative Parasitology


International Journal of Marine Sciences


Journal of Biology and Nature


Journal of Global Ecology and Conservation


Grant Proposal Review




National Geographic Society




Books Review