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Institute of Fisheries Science, NTU

Shan-Hua Yang Assistant Professor

  • Shan-Hua Yang 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph. D., Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University 

  • Office:
  • Fishery Science Building R406

  • TEL:
  • 886-2-3366-2883
  • 886-2-3366-2884

  • E-mail:

  • Research:
  • Microbiology, Aquatic microbial diversity, Coral microbiota, Metagenomics

  • Website of lab:

  • Course:

Research Interests:
(1) Microbial function in coral skeleton

(2) Genome comparison of green sulfur bacteria

(3) Ocean acidification to microbes in coral skeleton

(4) Stromatolite-associated microbes








近年重要著作 (2017- ):

*第一作者 #通訊作者

PY Liu, SH Yang, SY Yang. 2021. KTU: K-mer Taxonomic Units improve the biological relevance of amplicon sequence variant microbiota data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution (IF:7.781; accepted)

SW Wang, YW Chiu, HD Huang, KS Lee, WL Wang, SL Liu, SH Yang. 2021. Notes on Freshwater coated grains of the Hengchun Peninsula. Collection and Research 33 : 29-40.

SH Yang*, C Chen, Y E Hsieh, SY Yang, HW Li, TY Ching, CH Wang, CF Chang, SL Tang, GC Wu. 2021. Bacterial dynamics in the accessory nidamental gland of Sepioteuthis lessoniana throughout maturation. Microbes and Environments (IF:2.912; Q2 in Microbiology)

K Tandon, MT Wan, CC Yang, SH Yang, B Baatar, CY Chiu, JW Tsai, WC Liu, CS Ng, SL Tang. 2021. Aquatic microbial community is partially functionally redundant: insights from an in situ reciprocal transplant experiment. Science of the Total Environment 786:147433 (IF:7.963; Q1 in Environmental Sciences)

YH Chen*, SH Yang*, K Tandon, CY Lu, HJ Chen, CJ Shih, SL Tang. 2021. Potential syntrophic relationship between coral-associated Prosthecochloris and its companion sulfate-reducing bacterium unveiled by genomic analysis. Microbial Genomics 7:000574 (IF:5.237; Q1 in Genetics & Heredity)

SY Yang, CY Lu, SL Tang, R Ramen Das, K Sakai, H Yamashiro, SH Yang#. 2020. Effects of Ocean Acidification on Coral Endolithic Bacterial Communities in Isopora palifera and Porites lobata. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:603293 (IF:4.912; Q1 in Marine & Freshwater biology)

THT Hsu, L Carlu, YE Hsieh, TYA Lai, CW Wang, CY Huang, SH Yang, PL Wang, N Sturaro, V Denis. 2020. Stranger Things: Organismal Traits of Two Octocorals Associated With Singular Symbiodiniaceae in a High-Latitude Coral Community From Northern Taiwan. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:606601 (IF:4.912; Q1 in Marine & Freshwater biology)

SH Yang*, CH Tseng*, HP Lo, PW Chiang, HJ Chen, JH Shiu, HC Lai, K Tandon, N Isomura, T Mezaki, H Yamamoto, SL Tang. 2020. Locality effect of coral-associated bacterial community in the Kuroshio Current from Taiwan to Japan. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8:569107 (IF:4.171; Q1 in Ecology)

K Tandon, CY Lu, PW Chiang, N Wada, SH Yang, YF Chan, PY Chen, HY Chang, YJ Chiou, MS Chou, WM Chen, SL Tang. 2020. Comparative genomics: Dominant coral-bacterium Endozoicomonas acroporae metabolizes dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP). The ISME Journal 14:1290-1303 (IF:10.302; Q1 in Microbiology)

SH Yang*, K Tandon, CY Lu, N Wada, CJ Shih, SSY Hsiao, WN Jane, TC Lee, CM Yang, CT Liu, V Denis, YT Wu, LT Wang, L Huang, DC Lee, YW Wu, H Yamashiro, SL Tang. 2019. Metagenomic, phylogenetic and functional characterization of endolithic green sulfur bacteria in the coral, Isopora palifera. Microbiome 7:3 (IF: 14.650; Q1 in Microbiology)

SH Yang*, SL Tang. 2019. Endolithic microbes in coral skeletons: algae or bacteria? In Zhiyong Li [eds.] Symbiotic Microbiomes of Coral Reef Sponges and Corals. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. P43-53.

K Tandon*, SH Yang*, MT Wan, CC Yang, B Baatar, CY Chiu, JW Tsai, WC Liu, SL Tang. 2018. Bacterial community in water and air of two sub-alpine lakes in Taiwan. Microbes and Environments 33(2):120-126 (IF: 2.912; Q2 in Microbiology)

SH Yang*, CH Tseng*, CR Huang, CP Chen, STM Lee, PW Chiang, JH Shiu, CA Chen, SL Tang. 2017. Long term survey is necessary to reveal various shifts of microbial composition in corals. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:1094 (IF: 5.640; Q1 in Microbiology)

S Woo*, SH Yang*, HJ Chen, YF Tseng, SJ Hwang, S De Palmas, V Denis, Y Imahara, F Iwase, S Yum, SL Tang. 2017. Geographical variations in bacterial communities associated with soft coral Scleronephthya gracillimum. PLOS ONE 12(8): e0183663 (IF: 3.240; Q2 in Multidisciplinary Sciences)