Chuang, Ming-Feng  - Assistant Professor
Chuang, Ming-Feng Assistant Professor 繁體中文 English
Full-time teacher


Graduate from Major in Degree Period
Tunghai University Department of Life Science Doctor 2006-2013
National Changhua University of Education Department of Biology Master 2002-2006
National Changhua University of Education Department of Biology Bachelor 1998-2002

Experience / Honor


Organization Department Title Period
Tunghai University Department of Life Science Postdoctoral Researcher Feb 2014-Apr 2018
Society for Conservation Biology Korea Chapter Executive Secretary Jan 2019-Dec 2019
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea Division of EcoScience Postdoctoral Researcher May 2018-Apr 2020
National Chung Hsing University Department of Life Sciences Assistant Professor Aug 2020 until now





The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor

Journal Article

CT Cheng, MF Chuang, T Haramura, CB Cheng, YI Kim, A Borzée, CS Wu, YH Chen, Y Jang, N Wu*, YC Kam* 2022/10 Open habitats increase vulnerability of amphibian tadpoles to climate warming across latitude,Global Ecology and Biogeography. pp.(Accepted). (SCI)
YI Kim, MF Chuang, A Borzée*, S Kwon, Y Jang 2022/10 Latitude induced and behaviorally thermoregulated variations in upper thermal tolerance of two anuran species,Biology. pp.(Accepted). (SCI)
SN Othman, M Choe, MF Chuang, Z Purevdorj, I Maslova, NA Schepina, Y Jang, A Borzée 2022/08 Across the Gobi Desert: impact of landscape features on the biogeography and phylogeographically‐structured release calls of the Mongolian Toad, Strauchbufo raddei in East Asia,Evolutionary Ecology. (SCI)
SN Othman, Y Shin, HT Kim, MF Chuang, Y Bae, J Hoti, Y Zhang, Y Jang, A Borzée 2022/08 Evaluating the efficiency of popular species identification analytical methods, and integrative workflow using morphometry and barcoding bioinformatics for taxonomy and origin of traded cryptic brown frogs,Global Ecology and Conservation. vol.38, pp.e02253. (SCI)
KR Messenger, SN Othman, MF Chuang, Y Yang, A Borzée 2022/06 Description of a new Kurixalus species (Rhacophoridae, Anura) and a northwards range extension of the genus,ZooKeys. vol.1108, pp.15-49. (SCI)
D Andersen, MF Chuang, M Choe, A Kim, S Kwon, Y Jang, A Borzée 2022/05 Elevational Distribution of Amphibians: Resolving Distributions, Patterns, and Species Communities in the Republic of Korea,Zoological Studies. vol.61, pp.25. (SCI)
MF Chuang, YJ Cheng, D Andersen, A Borzée, CS Wu, YM Chang, YJ Yang, Y Jang, YC Kam 2022/05 Increasing salinity stress decreases the thermal tolerance of amphibian tadpoles in coastal areas of Taiwan,Scientific Reports. vol.12, pp.9014. (SCI)
VK Prasad, MF Chuang, A Das, K Ramesh, Y Yi, KP Dinesh, A Borzée 2022/05 Coexisting good neighbours: acoustic and calling microhabitat niche partitioning in two elusive syntopic species of balloon frogs, Uperodon systoma and U. globulosus (Anura: Microhylidae) and potential of individual vocal signatures,BMC Zoology. vol.7, no.7, pp.27. (SCI)
YC Cheng, YH Chen, C Chang, MF Chuang, Y Hsu 2022/04 Endurance rivalry and female choice jointly influence male mating success in the emerald treefrog (Zhangixalus prasinatus), a lek-chorusing anuran,BMC Zoology. vol.7, no.1, pp.17. (SCI)
SN Othman, SN Litvinchuk, IM, Hollis Dahn, KR Messenger, D Andersen, MJ Jowers, Y Kojima, DV Skorinov, K Yasumiba, MF Chuang, YH Chen, Y Bae, J Hoti, Y Jang, A Borzee 2022/01 From Gondwana to the Yellow Sea, evolutionary diversifications of true toads Bufo sp. in the Eastern Palearctic and a revisit of species boundaries for Asian lineages,Elife. vol.11, pp.e70494. (SCI)
SN Othman, ET Putri, KR Messenger, Y Bae, Y Yang, T Bova, T Reed, H Amin, MF Chuang, Y Jang, A Borzée 2021/06 Impact of the Miocene orogenesis on Kaloula spp. radiation and implication of local refugia on genetic diversification,Integrative Zoology. vol.Mar, no.0, pp.1-12. (SCI)
A Borzée,...,MF Chuang,...,PJ Bishop 2021/03 Using the 2020 global pandemic as a springboard to highlight the need for amphibian conservation in eastern Asia,Biological Conservation. vol.255, no.2021, pp.108973. (SCI)
H Kang, A Borzée, MF Chuang, Y Jang 2021/01 Preference for heated substrate in captive River cooters (Pseudemys concinna): a potential use for the control of invasive populations,Animal Systematics Evolution and Diversity. vol.37, no.1, pp.9-14. (其他)
SN Othman, MF Chuang, H Kang, Y Bae, Y Jang, A Borzée 2020/12 Methodological guidelines for minimally invasive tail-clipping: a case study on Rana huanrenensis tadpoles,Asian Journal of Conservation Biology. vol.9, no.2, pp.188-195. (其他)
SN Othman, YH Chen, MF Chuang, D Andersen, Y Jang, A Borzée 2020/07 Impact of the mid-Pleistocene revolution and anthropogenic factors on the dispersion of Asian Black-spined toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus),Animals. vol.10, no.7, pp.1157. (SCI)
A Borzée, KR Messenger, S Chae, D Andersen, J Groffen, YI Kim, J An, SN Othman, K Ri, TY Nam, Y Bae, JL Ren, JT Li, MF Chuang, Y Yi, Y Shin, T Kwon, MS Min 2020/06 Yellow sea mediated segregation between North East Asian Dryophytes species,PLOS ONE. vol.15, no.6, pp.e0234299. (SCI)
MMTM Tah*, CL Puan, MF Chuang, SN Othman, A Borzée 2020/03 First record of ultraviolet fluorescence in Bent-toed Gecko Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus (Gekkonidae: Sauria),Herpetology Notes. vol.13, pp.211-212. (其他)
MF Chuang, M Choe, H Kang, A Borzée, A Kim, S Kwon, M Sung, Y Jang 2019/07 Microhabitat preference in American bullfrog tadpoles (Lithobates catesbeianus) in relation to predation pressure,Aquatic Invasions. vol.14, no.3, pp.444-457. (SCI)
MF Chuang, A Borzée, YC Kam 2019/06 Female-female amplexus in Nidirana adenopleura (Ranidae, Nidirana) in Taiwan,Herpetology Notes. vol.12, pp.617-618. (其他)
MF Chuang, A Borzée 2019/06 Fejervarya limnocharis (Asian Rice Frog). Diet.,Herpetological Review. vol.50, no.2, pp.336. (其他)
MF Chuang, A Borzée, YC Kam 2019/01 Attendance to egg clutches by male Kurixalus eiffingeri increases hatching success and decreases predation by invasive slugs (Parmarion martensi) in Taiwan,Ethology. vol.125, no.1, pp.40-46. (SCI)
MF Chuang, WH Lee, JS Sun, CH You, YC Kam, S Poo 2017/07 Predation risk and breeding site value determine male behavior and indirectly affect survivorship of their offspring,Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. vol.71, no.8, pp.#122. (SCI)
MF Chuang, YC Kam, MA Bee 2017/01 Territorial olive frogs display lower aggression towards neighbours than strangers based on individual vocal signatures,Animal Behaviour. vol.123, no.2017, pp.217-228. (SCI)
MF Chuang, YC Kam, MA Bee 2015/10 Quantitative description of the vocal repertoire of the territorial olive frog, Babina adenopleura, from Taiwan,Bioacoustics. vol.25, no.1, pp.1-18. (SCI)
WP Tung, YH Chen, WC Cheng, MF Chuang, WT Hsu, YC Kam, RM Lehtinen 2015/04 Parentage of overlapping offspring of an arboreal breeding frog with no nest defense: implications for nest site selection and reproductive strategy,PLOS ONE. vol.10, no.4, pp.e0123221. (SCI)
MF Chuang, MA Bee, YC Kam* 2013/12 Short amplexus duration in a territorial anuran: a possible adaptation in response to male-male competition,PLOS ONE. vol.8, no.12, pp.e831156. (SCI)

Symposium Presentation

H Kang, MF Chuang, M Choe, A Borzée, A Kim, S Kwan, M Sung, Y Jang 2020/01 Behavioral plasticity of microhabitat selection of invasive bullfrog tadpoles reduces predation by local predatory fish,9th World Congress of Herpetology. Dunedin, New Zealand.
A Kim, MF Chuang, Y Jang 2020/01 Using conspecific call to increase the efficiency in capturing the invasive American bullfrog,9th World Congress of Herpetology. Dunedin, New Zealand.
SN Othman, A Borzée, S Litvinchuk, KR Messenger, I Maslova, Z Purevdorj, T Dujsebayeva, MF Chuang, Y Bae, Y Jang 2020/01 Macroevolution and taxonomy of Oriental Brown Frogs (Rana spp.) across the East-Palearctic,9th World Congress of Herpetology. Dunedin, New Zealand.
MF Chuang 2019/10 Sexual selection on male call properties in an arboreal treefrog, Kurixalus eiffingeri,Bioacoustic Symposium: automatic sound monitoring and sound landscape. Seoul, Republic of Korea.
MF Chuang, M Choe, H Kang, A Borzée, A Kim, S Kwon, M Sung, Y Jang 2019/07 A potential behavioral explanation as to why invasive American Bullfrogs could rapidly colonize the world,29th International Congress for Conservation Biology. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Y Jang, A Borzée, MF Chuang, D Andersen, A Kim, M Choi, S Kwon 2019/03 Elevational distribution of amphibians: resolving distributions, patterns, and species communities through citizen science data,Citizen Science Association Conference 2019. North Carolina, USA.
MF Chuang, A Borzée, S Kwon, Y Jang 2018/10 Impact of environmental variables on the breeding phenology of a Korean treefrog, Dryophytes suweonensis,2018 International Long Term Ecological Research Network (iLTER) & 12th International Long Term Ecological Research-East Asia and Pacific Regional Network (ILTER-EAP) Joint Conference. Taichung, Taiwan.
NT Fuh, CT Cheng, MF Chuang, YC Kam 2018/10 How call properties and territory qualities affect male mating success and egg hatching rate in Kurixalus eiffingeri,International Conference on Tropical Biodiversity 2018. Ipoh, Malaysia.
MF Chuang, M Choe, H Kang, A Borzée, Y Jang 2018/09 Habitat preference of the bullfrog tadpoles in relation to predation risk,Annual International Symposium of Institute of Forest Science. Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.
S Kwon, MF Chuang, A Kim, M Choe, A Borzée, Y JAng 2018/09 Comparison of capture rate of invasive American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) by attractant treatment,Annual International Symposium of Institute of Forest Science. Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.
SN Othman, YH Chen, D Andersen, MF Chuang, Y Jang, A Borzée 2018/09 The impact of trading activity on unnatural dispersal phenomenon of the invasive Asian black-spined toad in Taiwan,Annual International Symposium of Institute of Forest Science. Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.
SN Othman, YH Chen, D Andersen, MF Chuang, Y Jang, A Borzée 2018/09 Beyond allopatric speciation: testing for genetic homogeneity in Duttaphrynus melanostictus in relation to human induced dispersal,Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Ecological Informatics. Jena, Germany.
MF Chuang, YJ Cheng, YC Kam 2017/08 Effects of salinity stress on thermal tolerance of amphibian tadpoles: implication of a double impact of global warming,The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2017. Jeju, Republic of Korea.
S Poo, MF Chuang, YC Kam 2017/07 Oviposition site selection between the sexes: examination of a treefrog with male territoriality and bi-parental care,Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Austin, Texas.

Research Project