Job Title: Professor of Biology
Employer: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Place of Birth: Port Mourant, Berbice, Guyana
Public School attended: St.Joseph's Anglican School
High School attended: Guyanese College
Further Education: University of Toronto (B.S.A. - 1964, M.Sc. - 1966, Ph.D. 1969).
Geographic focus of research:
Brief synopsis of current research:
Parasites as bioindicators of fish populations and pollutants; parasites causing disease in marine fish; chronic effects of pollutants on fish.
Khan,R.A. 1999. Study of pearl dace (Margariscus margarita) inhabiting a stillwater pond contaminated with diesel fuel. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 62:638-645.
Khan, R.A. 1998. Influence of petroleum at a refinery terminal on feral winnter flounder, Pleuronectes americanus. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 61: 770-777.
Khan, R.A. 1999. Length mass relationship, histopathology, and parasitism in winter flounder(Pleuronectes americanus) living near a PCB-contaminated naval facility in Newfoundland. Can J.Zool. 77:381-388.
Lee, E.M. and R.A. Khan. 2000. Length-age relationships, food, and parasites of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) off coastal Labrador within NAFO Divisions 2H and 2J-3K. Fisheries Research, (in press ).