Tsen-Chien Chen 陳正虔

Department of Leisure Management
Minghsin University of Science and Technology
No.1, Xinxing Rd., Xinfeng Hsinchu 30401, Taiwan(R.O.C)
E-mail: blennidae@yahoo.com.tw
Cell phone: 886-918180603

●Associate professor with fifteen years of experience teaching undergraduate in leisure management
●Knowledge of coral reef fishes, dive tourism, and coastal management
●Participation in investigating fish fauna and other creatures at shallow waters of Green Island
●Dedication to science-based wildlife tourism and management in marine environments

●1996 ~ 2001 PhD., Biology, University of York, UK
●1992 ~ 1994 MSc, Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-Sen University, ROC
●1990 ~ 1992 BA, Zoology, National Taiwan University, ROC, 1990

Academic employment
●2003 ~ present
Department of Leisure Management, Minghsin University of Science &Technology
●Jan 2001 ~ July 2003
Postdoctoral fellow, Academia Sinica, ROC

Professional affiliations and services
●Paper reviewer for Zoological Studies, Ocean & Coastal Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, and Sustainable tourism
●Board member of Taiwanese Coral Reef Society

Recent publications
●Shao-I Wang, Tsen-Chien Chen and Hin-Kiu Mok. 2016. Life history and abundance of the minute triplefin, Enneapterygius minutus (Blennioidei, Tripterygiidae), from a seagrass tide pool on Green Island, Taiwan. Kuroshio Science, 10, 41-48.
●Tsen-Chien Chen, Cheng-Tze Ho, Rong-Quen Jan. 2016. The differentiation of
common species in a coral-reef fish assemblage for recreational scuba diving. SpringerPlus, 5:1758.
●Tsen-Chien Chen, Kuo-Cheng Ku, Chih-Shin Chen. 2016. Collaborative adaptive
management for bigfin squid applied to tourism-related activities in coastal waters of
Northeast Taiwan. Ocean & Coastal Management, 119: 208- 216.
●Tsen-Chien Chen, Ta-Chung Ying, Kuo-Cheng Ku. 2015. Advertising coral reefs
with underwater panoramas: an application study on presenting information to
prospective divers . Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 23(1): 127 - 132.
●Kuo-Cheng Ku, Tsen-Chien Chen, Ta-Chung Ying. 2014. A collaborative reference
model for monitoring whale-watching quantity in the Hualien coastal area, Taiwan.
Ocean & Coastal Management, 95: 26-34.
●Yeng SU, Chun-Chun TSAI, and Tsen-Chien Chen. 2013. Effects of modifying
fin-kick behavior on rates of damage to reef environments by scuba divers. Galaxea,
Journal of Coral Reef Studies. 15(Supplement), 418-421.
●Kuo-Cheng Ku, Tsen-Chien Chen. 2013. A conceptual process-based reference
model for collaboratively managing recreational scuba diving in Kenting National
Park. Marine Policy, 39:1-10.
●Yen-Wei Chang1, Tsen-Chien Chen, Richard C. Willan, Hin-Kiu Mok, Ming-Hung
Yu. 2013. Diel variation affects estimates of biodiversity and abundance of nudibranch faunas. The Nautilus. 127: 1-10.