Mohamed NAIMI has a PhD in Animal Biology, Ecology, Conservation Biology and Environment (Cadi Ayyad University –UCA- Marrakech, Morocco). He has been an Assistant professor at Sultan Moulay Slimane University - SMSU - Beni-Mellal, Morocco since 2016. He is a member of the Polyvalent Laboratory for Research and Development (LPVRD) at SMSU and associate member of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems Dynamics Laboratory and the Natural History Museum of Marrakech –UCA-. His research interests are trophic ecology, developmental and reproductive biology, morphometry and physiological ecology (on various taxa, including aquatic animals, herpetofauna and terrestrial mammals). He has participated in several international projects and received different scholarships. He has produced several papers in peer-reviewed journals and communications in international scientific meetings. Before joining the SMSU, he held several positions in the external services of the Marine Fisheries Department in Morocco.