Prof. Haibin Zhang

Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering

Chinese Academy of Sciences


Telephone: 86-898-88380935

Address: 28 Luhuitou Road, Sanya, China

Postcode: 572000

Research Areas

Marine biology, population genetics, molecular ecology, phylogeography​.


Ph.D.,2005, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral research associate, 2008-2013, Cornell University, Louisiana State University, Monterey Bay Aquarium  Research Institute


Li Yanan, Kong Xue, Zhang Haibin*. Characteristics of a Novel Manganese Superoxide Dismutase of a Hadal Sea Cucumber (Paelopatides sp.) from the Mariana Trench. Mar. Drugs 2019, 17, 84; doi:10.3390/md17020084

Li Yanan, Zhang Haibin*. A novel, kinetically stable copper, zinc superoxide dismutase from Psychropotes longicauda. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 140 (2019) 9981005

Chen J, Liu H, Cai S, Zhang H*. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Eogammarus possjeticus at different hydrostatic pressure and temperature exposures. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):3456. Published 2019 Mar 5. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-39716-y

Kong, X., Liu, H., Li, Y., and Zhang, H*. (2018). Two Novel Short Preptidoglycan Recognition Proteins (PGRPs) From the Deep Sea Vesicomyidae Clam Archivesica packardana: Identification, Recombinant Expression and Bioactivity. Frontiers in Physiology 9(1476). doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01476.

Liu Jun, Liu Helu, Zhang Haibin*, Phylogeny and evolutionary radiation of the marine mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes [J]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2018: 233-240.

Li Yanan, Kong Xue, Chen Jiawei, Liu Helu, Zhang Haibin*, Characteristics of the Copper, Zinc Superoxide Dismutase of a Hadal Sea Cucumber[J]. Marine drugs, 2018, 16, 169; doi:10.3390/md16050169

Liu Helu, Kong Xue, Chen Jiawei, Zhang Haibin*, De novo sequencing and transcriptome analysis of Stichopus horrens to reveal genes related to biosynthesis of triterpenoids[J]. Aquaculture, 2018: 358 - 367.

Liu Helu, Cai Shanya, Liu Jun, Zhang Haibin*, Comparative mitochondrial genomic analyses of three chemosynthetic vesicomyid clams from deep-sea habitats[J]. Ecology and Evolution. 2018, 8:7261–7272.

Mu W, Liu J, Zhang H*. Complete mitochondrial genome of Benthodytes marianensis (Holothuroidea: Elasipodida: Psychropotidae): Insight into deep sea adaptation in the sea cucumber. PLOS ONE. 2018, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208051

Yanan Li, Ning Xiao, Lv-ping Zhang, Haibin Zhang* Benthodytes marianensis, a new species of abyssal elasipodid sea cucumbers (Elasipodida: Psychropotidae) from the Mariana Trench area. Zootaxa, 2018, 4462 (3): 443–450

Wendan Mu, Jun Liu, Haibin Zhang*. The first complete mitochondrial genome of the Mariana Trench Freyastera benthophila (Asteroidea:Brisingida:Brisingidae) allows insights into the deep-sea adaptive evolution of Brisingida. Ecology and Evolution, 2018, 8:10673–10686

Xue Kong, Helu Liu, Haibin Zhang*. Positive selection adaptation of two-domain arginine kinase (AK) from cold seep Vesicomyidae clams. Molecular Biology Reports, 2018,

Jun Liu & Haibin Zhang* (2018): DNA barcoding for species identification in deep-sea clams (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae), Mitochondrial DNA Part A, DOI:10.1080/24701394.2018.1424843

Helu Liu; Hui Wang; Shanya Cai; Haibin Zhang*. A Novel ω3-Desaturase in the Deep Sea Giant Tubeworm Riftia pachyptila. Marine Biotechnology, 2017, 19, 345-350

Zhang, H*., Johnson, S., Flores, V., & Vrijenhoek, R. (2015) Intergradation between discrete lineages of Tevnia jerichonana, a deep-sea hydrothermal vent tubeworm. Deep-Sea Research Part II,121: 53–61

Zhang, H*., Geller, J. & Vrijenhoek, R. (2014) - Genetic diversity in native and introduced populations of the amethyst gem clam Gemma gemma (Totten, 1834) from the U.S. east and west coasts. Biological Invasions, 2014, 16:2725–2735

Marti, M.E*., Colonna, W.J., Patra, P., Zhang, H., Green, C., Reznik, G., Pynn, M., Jarrell, K., Nyman, J.A., Somasundaran, P., Glatz, C.E. & Lamsal, B.P. (2014) Production and characterization of microbial biosurfactants for potential use in oil-spill remediation. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 55, 31-39.

Haibin Zhang, Matthew P. Hare. Identifying and reducing AFLP genotyping error: An example of tradeoffs when comparing population structure in broadcast spawning versus brooding oysters. Heredity, 2012, 108, 616-625. (SCI)

Haibin Zhang, John Scarpa, Matthew P. Hare. Differential fertilization success between two populations of Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Biological Bulletin, 2010, 219 (2), 142-150. (SCI)

Haibin Zhang, Xiao Liu, Guofan Zhang, Chunde Wang. Production of a base population and its responses to F1 selection in the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians Lamarck (1819). Aquaculture Research, 2008, 39, 913918SCI

Zhang, H.B., Liu, X. Zhang, G.F. and C.D. Wang, 2007. Growth and survival of reciprocal crosses between two bay scallop, Argopecten irradians concentricus and Argopecten irradians irradians Lamarck. Aquaculture2007, 272S1, S88–S93 (SCI)