Dr Z. A. Muchlisin was born in Banda Aceh, Indonesia and graduated in Aquaculture Department from University of Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia in 1997 (Bachelor in Aquaculture). After graduating his Bachelor Degree, he started working for Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia from 1999, where he continues to work.. Dr Muchlisin was obtained his PhD Degree from University Sains Malaysia in Ichthyology field of study. He has published many papers in several reputable journals for example : Theriogenology (Elsevier), Cryobiology (Elsevier), Applied Ichthyology (Blackwell), Aquaculture Research (Blackwell), AACL Bioflux . In addition, he is an editor for a number of journals, proceedings, books, and he is also a reviewer for some referred journals.