Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Rais
Assistant Professor
Ph. D
Department of Zoology, Wildlife & Fisheries
Phone : 051-9292121  
Mobile :  
Fax : 051-9290468
Email : sahil@uaar.edu.pk
Address : Department of Wildlife Management, University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 11 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Herpetology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Wetland Ecosystems
  • Total Publications : 40
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Jilani, M.J., Rais, M., Asadi, M.A., and Mahmood, T. 2018. Comparison of morphometric and gravimetric measurements of Common Skittering Frog (Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis) from paddy fields and urban wetlands Journal of King Saud University-Science. 30(3): 404-411.

    2. Qasim., S., Rais, M., Akram, F. and Mahmood, T. 2018. A study on diet and relationship of Indus Valley Spiny-tailed Lizard (Saarahardwickii) with vegetation. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences. 28 (3): 702-707.

    3. Balouch, S., Rais, M. Hussain, I. and Ayesha Akram. 2016. Squamate diversity in different croplands of District Chakwal, Punjab. Journal of King Saud University-Science. 28: 255-260.

    4. Rais, M., A. Akram, S. M. Ali, M. A. Asadi, M. Jahangir,M. J. Jilani, and M. Anwar. 2015. Qualitative analysis of factors influencing diversity and spatial distribution of herpetofauna in Chakwal Tehsil (Chakwal District), Punjab, Pakistan. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 10 (3): 801-110

    5. Akram, A., Rais, M., Asadi, M. A., Jilani, M. J., Balouch, S., Anwar, M. and Saleem, A. 2015. Do habitat variables correlate anuran abundance in arid terrain of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Areas, Pakistan? Journal of King Saud University-Science. 27: 278-283.

    6. Rais, M.,Abbassi, S., Batool, T., Jilani, M.J., Assadi, M.A., Mubarak, H. and Baloch, S. (2014). A note on recapture of Nanoranavicina (Anura: Amphibia) from Murree, Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences Lahore. 24(2): 455-458.

    7. Rais, M., Khan, M. Z., Ghalib, S. A., Nawaz, R., Akbar, G., Islam, S. L. and A. Begum. 2013. Global conservation significance of Chotiari Wetlands Complex, Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 23(6): 1609-1617.

    8. Tabassum, F., Rais, M., Anwar, M., Mehmood, T., Hussain, I. and Khan, S.A. 2011. Abundance and Breeding of the Common Skittering Frog (Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis) and Bull Frog (Hoplobatrachustigerinus) at Rawal Lake, Islamabad, Pakistan. Asiatic Herpetological Research. 2(4): 245-250.

    9. Mahmood, T.,Shah, S.M.A., Rais, M. and Nadeem, M.S. 2011. An Investigation of Animal species Trade at pet shops of Rawalpindi and Multan cities. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 21(4):822-829.

    10. Rais, M., Anwar, M., Mehmood, T. and Hussain, I. 2011. Bird diversity and conservation at KallarKahar Lake with special reference to water birds. Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 43 (4): 673-681.