Elvin Michael Bavoh


Sabah Parks


Coral restoration, giant clams’ conservation, coral reef monitoring, coconut crab monitorin.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Science with Honours (Aquaculture), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (2009).


  • Increase the population of endangered giant clams at the park.
  • Improve coral cover of damage coral reef areas within the park.
  • Reducing the crown of thorn invasive species in water of the park.
  • Improve knowledge on coconut crab population in Sipadan.


  • The population structure of coral reef fishes in coral restoration sites in Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Semporna, Sabah (on going)
  • A study on population of Coconut Crab, Birgus latro at Sipadan Island Park, Sabah, Malaysia. (on going study)
  • The Population of Giant Clams (Family Tridacnidae: Tridacna spp.) at Darvel Bay, Lahad Datu – Protected (CITES) and Threatened (IUCN Red List) Species (2019-  In press)
  • Stock Assessment of Giant Clams in Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia. (2014 – in press)
  • Yoshikawa, N., Mammaran, T., Bavoh, E. M., Ridzwan, A. R., Tanaka, M., & Tagawa, M. (2012). Gonadal Development of the Primitive Flatfish, Psettodes erumei in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Aquaculture Science, 60(4), 475-483.
  • Bavoh, E. M. (2009). Survival Rate of African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus Juvenile Reared in High Density Using Nitrifying and Probiotic Bacteria (Bachelors’ Degree dissertation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah).