Seminar Videos


The Canary in the Coal Mine is Black and White: Chemical Contaminants of Concern and Hydrocarbons in Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales from BC, Canada

Dr. Juan Jose Alava
March 15, 2024

Enhancing Marine Conservation through Adaptive Management in the Northern Shelf Bioregion MPA Network: Insights from a Commercial Fisherman

Fraser McDonald
February 16, 2024

Part 1: Zombie ideas in marine ecology: ruminations around thresholds for hypoxia impacts
Part 2: The importance of collaborative interdisciplinary research to white sturgeon recovery and conservation

Dr. Jordan Rosenfeld
Dr. Steve McAdam
January 26, 2024

Fear and food drive blue whale migration, singing, mating, and calving behavior

Dr. Trevor Branch
January 19, 2024

Blue injustices, human rights, and ocean defenders

Dr. Nathan Bennett
November 3, 2023

Marine Stressors Magnified: Lessons from the Sea of Marmara Catastrophe

Dr. Nazli Demirel
October 27, 2023

Advanced Models and Solutions for Mitigating the Impact of Ship Noise on Marine Mammals

Dr. Rajeev Jaiman
October 13, 2023

Future of mariculture under climate change

Dr. Muhammed Oyinlola
October 6

Deciphering legal terminology for fisheries scholars

Adam Soliman
September 29

The Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT): current trends and challenges

Dr. Daniel Pauly
September 15, 2023

Student Presentations

March 31, 2023

  • Anna Schuhbauer (Postdoctoral Fellow, Fisheries Economics Research Unit)
    Global economic impact of scuba dive tourism
  • Yulia Egorova (PhD, EOAS)
    Global diversity and biomass of mesopelagic mesozooplankton
  • Shabnam Shadloo (PhD, OCF)
    Exploring the relationship between toxoplasmosis infection and movement and behaviour of Glaucous-Winged gulls
  • Karly McMullen (MSc, OCF)
    Plastic pollution perceptions in Ecuadorian mangrove communities

Global blue trade its role in sustainable food systems

Dr. Jessica Gephart
March 24, 2023

The environmental footprint of global food production

Dr. Ben Halpern
March 17, 2023

The future of spatial ecology, transboundary management & the High Seas

Dr. Guillermo Ortuño Crespo
March 10, 2023

Addressing the challenges of overexploitation, invasive species, and climate change to ocean sustainability

Dr. Nicola Smith
March 3, 2023

The role of sociality in cetacean ecology, evolution, and conservation

Dr. Amy M Van Cise
February 17, 2023

Salmon Futures: Science and Stewardship of Salmon Systems in an Era of Rapid Change

Dr. Jonathan Moore
February 10, 2023

Marine Heatwave-Driven Transformation of Coral Reef Ecosystems

Dr. Julia K. Baum
February 3, 2023

The Anthropocene Ocean: challenges and prospects for ocean sustainability

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Jouffray
January 27, 2023

Coastal wetland ecology and conservation: The role of predators

Dr. Alex Moore
January 13, 2023

Arts-based participatory research methods for more inclusive area-based ocean management

Mia Strand
November 25

Portrait of the marine biodiversity in the Canadian Arctic

Dr. Philippe Archambault
November 18, 2022

Ocean in need of Blue Governance

Dr. Pierre Failler
October 16, 2022

Ocean in need of Blue Governance

Dr. Pierre Failler
October 14, 2022

Doing Treaty: An alternative fisheries governance model for Mi'kmaq Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to fish in Nova Scotia

Shelley Denny
October 7, 2022

Recent tensions between productive opportunities and conservation risks: case studies on fish, fisheries and aquaculture in southern Patagonia

Dr. Facundo Llompart
September 23, 2022

Tinkers, seeders and squishy lobster: Science in support of Treaty fisheries

Dr. Megan Bailey
September 16, 2022

Session 1: Scientific Career: Ecological Modelling, Fisheries Ethics, History of Fisheries & Session 2: Scientific Legacy: Students Mentored by Dr. Pitcher

Moderator: William W. L. Cheung
Beth Fulton
Svein Jentoft
Dianne Newell

Moderator: U. Rashid Sumaila
Cameron Ainsworth
Divya Varkey
Szymon Surma

Session 3: Dr. Pitcher’s Scientific Career and Legacy, & Closing Remarks by Dr. Pitcher

Moderator: Mimi E. Lam
Paul Hart
Daniel Pauly
April SGaana Jaad White

Tony J. Pitcher

Messages to honour Dr. Pitcher

Tamamta (All of Us): Indigenizing and Decolonizing Fisheries Education, Research, and Governance in Alaska

Dr. Jessica Black and Dr. Courtney Carothers
March 25, 2022

Global risks of labor abuse and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing

Dr. Elizabeth Selig
March 18, 2022

Many hands make light work: crowd-sourcing reveals population status for Weddell seals in Antarctica

Dr. Michelle LaRue
March 4, 2022

Cumulative stressor impacts: towards a holistic measure of salmon health and condition

Dr. Kristi Miller-Saunders
February 18, 2022

Sustainability at scale. Connecting 300,000 small-scale fishers in Latin America and the Caribbean for the mobilization of knowledge, solutions, and capital opportunities

Dr. María José Espinosa Romero
January 28, 2022

Co-creating deep sea science in a large ocean state

Dr. Lucy Woodall
January 21, 2022

Expecting the unexpected: understanding and forecasting ecological responses to low dissolved oxygen in coastal ocean ecosystems

Dr. Tim Essington
January 14, 2022

SPECIAL SEMINAR: Women, science & the sea: from pioneering whistleblowers to committed contemporaries, an embedded story for ocean sustainability

Dr. Camille Mazé
December 3, 2021

SPECIAL SEMINAR: Salmon from freshwater to the ocean: there and back again

December 1, 2021

Student and Postdoc presentations

Josh McInnes (MSc student); Max Miner (MSc student); Kristen Sora (PhD student); and Harmony Martell (postdoctoral fellow)
November 26, 2021

Identifying entry points to enhance the adaptive capacity of small-scale fishing communities

Dr. Jeremy Pittman
November 19, 2021

DFO and the Salish Sea

Dr. Ian Perry
November 12, 2021

Extending the hidden Markov model for analysis of animal movement data

Dr. Vianey Leos Barajas
November 5, 2021

Ecological and evolutionary effects of warming on plankton and insect communities

Dr. Michelle Tseng
October 29, 2021

Strategies for increasing the representation and success of Black Women in Oceanography – lessons learned from the Ocean Womxn programme in South Africa

Dr. Katye Altieri
October 22, 2021

Saving seahorses to save the seas

Dr. Amanda Vincent
October 15, 2021

SPECIAL WEBINAR: Towards sustainable, resilient and just food systems and the role of aquatic foods

October 6, 2021

The underwater epidemic; emerging viruses in wild Pacific salmon

Dr. Gideon Mordecai
October 8, 2021

Getting values and valuation right is fundamental to achieving Infinity fish

Dr. U. Rashid Sumaila
October 1, 2021

The biogeochemical cycle of mercury in an era of environmental change

Dr. Amina Schartup
September 24, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Role of pinniped predation in recent B.C. fish stock collapses

Dr. Carl Walters
September 23, 2021

The adaptive capacity of ocean species to respond to climate change

Dr. Stephen Palumbi
September 17, 2021

The importance of scale complexities in fisheries research

Dr. Rosemary Ommer
September 10, 2021

SPECIAL WEBINAR: Record-breaking heatwaves, aquatic biodiversity, and human communities: BC and beyond

July 29, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Assessment models and Bayesian Decision Networks for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) from Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Vania Henriquez
April 20, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: State-space models for animal movement

Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé
April 14, 2021

IOF student presentations

MSc: Samantha Ramirez, Kate Mussett & Kasey Stirling
PhD: Aaron Greenberg, Meaghan Efford, Rowenna Gryba
April 9, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Confronting salmon harvest-diversity tradeoffs in large river basins

Brendan Connors
April 7, 2021

New insights into pre-contact Coast Salish salmon fisheries and implications for modern stewardship

Dr. Jesse Morin
March 26, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Have major management changes led to more selective fishing in Canada’s Pacific groundfish fishery?

Dr. Robyn Forrest
March 24, 2021

An integrated systems model for mitigating marine plastic pollution

Dr. Ibrahim Issifu
March 19, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Shifted spawning distributions of Canada’s iconic Northern cod: stock structure, SSB-R, reference points, management

Dr. George Rose
March 17, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Unveiling the recovery dynamics of Walleye Sander vitreus after the invisible collapse

Christopher Cahill
March 3, 2021

Linking physiology to population persistence and human well-being in a changing world

Dr. Joey Bernhardt
February 26, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Three challenges that will keep your harvest strategy research out of the real world, plus some ideas on how to overcome them

Sean Cox
February 24, 2021

Enabling conditions for an equitable and sustainable Blue Economy

Dr. Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor
February 12, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Recovery and Persistence of Interior Fraser Steelhead

Rob Bison
February 10, 2021

History doesn’t have to repeat itself: Looking back at the origins of biodiversity conservation shows that decolonization is necessary for just and effective steps forward

Sara Cannon
February 5, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: A Synthesis of the Coast-wide Decline in Survival of West Coast Chinook Salmon

Dr. Erin Rechisky
February 3, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: A tutorial on stochastic dynamic programming, optimization in policy space, and DFO’s “precautionary” harvest control rules

Dr. Carl Walters
January 27, 2021

Protecting marine biodiversity in the Anthropocene

Dr. Kristina Boerder
January 22, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Evaluation of Entrainment Mitigation Options for Seton Lake Sockeye

Dr. Eric Parkinson
January 20, 2021

The Environmental Performance Index: What can data-driven analyses teach us about sustainability policy around the world?

Dr. Martin Wolf
January 15, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Impacts of seal predation and hatcheries on Chinook and coho salmon in the Salish Sea

Benjamin Nelson
January 13, 2021

Quantitative Seminar: Leave room for dinner: Simulation-based evaluation of no-take reserves in data deficient bushmeat harvest systems

Marin Deith
December 8, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: So, you’re considering a multi-stock, spatial, seasonal model eh? Notes from the depths of the Atlantic Bluefin tuna MSE

Dr. Tom Carruthers
December 1, 2020

Effects of environmental parameters on early life stages of commercial fishes and the implications for aquaculture

Dr. Andrea Frommel
November 27, 2020

Collaborating on Financial Innovation to Build Resilience to Ocean Risk through Nature Based Solutions

Dr. Karen Sack, President & CEO, Ocean Unite
November 20, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: Modeling long term ecosystem and productivity changes of the Georgia Strait pelagic zone

Greig Oldford
November 17, 2020

Fighting IUU fishing through improving corporate due diligence

Dr. Dana Miller, Senior Policy Advisor, Oceana Europe
November 13, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: Reconstructing small-scale fisheries effort in Peru

Santiago de la Puente
November 10, 2020

People and the Sea: A positive vision for 2050

Dr. Boris Worm
November 6, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: Effects of drought and climate on growth and abundance of Rainbow Trout in the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam

Dr. John Korman
October 27, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: A closed-loop simulation framework for quantifying the consequences of stock assessment retrospective patterns

Dr. Quang Hunyh
October 20, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: Harvest control rules for dealing with persistent changes in population parameters

Dr. Roberto Licandeo, postdoctoral fellow, IOF
October 6, 2020

"Two-Eyed Seeing": An Indigenous framework to transform fisheries research and management

Dr. Andrea Reid, incoming Assistant Professor, Indigenous Fisheries, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
October 2, 2020

Modern slavery at sea: Working conditions in a changing marine environment

Dr. Jessica Sparks, University of Nottingham
September 25, 2020

Quantitative Seminar: Role of marine mammal predation in recent B.C. fishery collapses

Dr. Carl Walters, Professor Emeritus, IOF
September 22, 2020

The ocean genome and future prospects for conservation and equity

Dr. Robert Blasiak, Stockholm Resilience Centre
September 18, 2020

The Clam Garden Network: Exploring the social-ecological contexts of clam management in the past, present and future

Dr. Dana Lepofsky, Professor, Archaeology Department, Simon Fraser University (SFU)
September 11, 2020

Environmental changes influence coastal plankton communities with implications on food quantity and quality for fish

Dr. Jessica Garzke, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pelagic Ecosystems Lab
March 13, 2020

Art as a force for conservation

Jeffrey Whiting, President & Founder, Artists for Conservation
March 6, 2020

The ecological mechanics of range shifts in a warming world

Dr. Jennifer Sunday, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University
February 28, 2020

Spying and snitching on fishy behaviour at sea - Spyglass app

Dr. Dyhia Belhabib, Principal Investigator, Fisheries, Ecotrust Canada
January 31, 2020

The Outlaw Ocean: A conversation with Ian Urbina

Peter Klein (Professor, UBC Journalism), in conversation with Ian Urbina (Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York Times investigative reporter)
January 24, 2020

Unsettling fisheries science

Nigel Haggan, MA, MSc, PhD
January 17, 2020

The fish you don't know you eat: A panel discussion

Panellists: Peter Klein, Professor UBC Journalism & Executive Director, Global Reporting Centre
Caroline Graham, MSc Student, IOF and GRC Fellow (China)
Thomas Smith, MSc Student, IOF and GRC Fellow (West Africa)
Moderator: Monique Rodrigues, UBC Journalism Alum and GRC Fellow (Peru)
January 10, 2020

Advancing food web modelling capabilities to analyse global ocean futures

Marta Coll
Researcher, Institute of Marine Science (ICM–CSIC) (Barcelona, Spain)
November 22, 2019

Recent advances in the Ecopath with Ecosim food (EwE) web modelling approach

Jeroen Steenbeek
Software engineer, Ecopath International Initiative
November 15, 2019
Steenbeek slides (PDF)

Supporting Access and Conservation by Small-Scale Fishermen in a Neoliberal World

Dr Evelyn Pinkerton
Professor, School of Resource & Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University
November 1, 2019
Pinkerton slides (PPT)

Touching salmon: When is it wrong? Consequences of release or escape from fisheries capture

Dr Scott Hinch
Professor, UBC Forestry
October 21, 2019

Science advice in the context of complex and changing ocean ecosystems

Dr Alejandro Buren
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
October 4, 2019

International Gulf of Alaska Expedition

Dr Evgeny Pakhomov, Professor and Director, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Dr Brian Hunt, Hakai Professor in Oceanography, UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
March 28, 2019

Winter is coming: Freeze tolerance in the intertidal

Dr Katie Marshall
Assistant Professor, UBC Zoology
March 22, 2019

Toward a unified science of ecological change: Advances in metabolic scaling and biodiversity science

Dr Mary O'Connor
Professor, UBC Zoology
March 8, 2019

Putting Science in Fiction: a panel discussion

Panelists: Kristi Charish, Seanan McGuire, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
March 1, 2019

From partner to watchdog: The evolution of SeaChoice, Canada’s sustainable seafood program

Dr Sarah Foster, National Manager
Kian Veitch, Seafood Supply Chain Analyst
February 15, 2019

Evidence-informed conservation and management: An aquatic perspective

Dr Steven J. Cooke
Professor, Carleton University
February 8, 2019

When and how to worry about Ocean Acidification: the case of the Greenland Shrimp fishery

Dr Brooks Kaiser
Visiting Professor, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
January 18, 2019

Anguillid eel conservation: A global perspective

Dr. Matthew Gollock
Chair, Anguillid Eel Specialist Group, IUCN Freshwater Fish Specialist Group
January 11, 2019

Skipper Otto's Community Supported Fisheries

Shaun Strobel
Co-founder, Skipper Otto's
November 30, 2018

Surprising global tradeoffs and synergies between fisheries and conservation

Prof. Matthew G. Burgess
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
November 16, 2018

21st century fisheries management on Canada’s Pacific coast

Neil Davis and Dr Robyn Forrest
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
November 2, 2018

A Land Down Under: Starting up Sea Around Us - Indian Ocean

Dr. Dirk Zeller
Professor of Marine Conservation, Sea Around Us - Indian Ocean, University of Western Australia
October 26, 2018

Fish Wars

Dr. Philippe Le Billon
Professor, UBC Department of Geography and Liu Institute for Global Issues
October 19, 2018

A new generation of ocean observing approaches to link plankton dynamics to fisheries science and management

Dr. Philippe Tortell
Professor, UBC Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
October 5, 2018

Nitrogen Hunting from Land to Ocean

Dr. Sybil P. Seitzinger
Director, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
September 21, 2018

Biogeography and spatial ecology in fisheries research: The spatial dimension of fisheries

Dr. Jose Mª Bellido Millán
Professor, Spanish Institute of Oceanography
September 14, 2018

Unsettling Environmental Review: Thoughts from the Pipelines and the Poetics of Place Project

Dr. Nigel Haggan
(for more details about this film, please contact Nigel Haggan)
September 7, 2018

Ocean warming, marine fisheries and climate adaption: Insights from the Northeast US

Dr. Katherine Mills
Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
October 29, 2018

How much fish do they eat? The science behind food requirement estimates for marine mammals

Dr. David Rosen
Research Associate, Marine Mammal Research Unit
October 22, 2018

Rodents of Unusual Size: The value of marine mammals in the lab for ocean conservation science

Dr. David Rosen
Research Associate, Marine Mammal Research Unit
October 22, 2018

10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions

Dr. Fabrice Teletchea
Professor, University of Lorraine
June 29, 2018
Dr. Teletchea appeared as part of the 2018 French Scholars Lecture Series sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Vancouver, and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.

Invasive Asian carp: how did they get here and how do we stop them?

Dr. Peter Sorensen
Professor, University of Minnesota
May 11, 2018

A brief history of Canada's iconic Northern cod: decline, recovery and what comes next

Dr. George Rose,
Professor (retired), Memorial University of Newfoundland
April 29, 2018

Lessons learned from Management Strategy Evaluation in BC's fisheries

Dr. Robyn Forrest and team,
Quantitative Assessment Methods Section, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
April 6, 2018

Experiences in the development of operating models for global fisheries: the inconvenient, the incoherent and the inexcusable

Dr. Tom Carruthers
Assistant Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
March 23, 2018

Subsidies, climate change, high seas protection and the fair sharing of the global ocean

Dr. Rashid Sumaila
Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
March 16, 2018

New methods for estimating the status of data-poor fisheries

Dr. Rainer Froese
Senior Scientist, GEOMAR
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research
March 9, 2018

Science in the service of conservation of Canadian freshwater fish species-at-risk

Dr. Eric (Rick) Taylor
Professor, UBC Department of Zoology
Director and Curator of Fishes, Beaty Biodiversity Museum
March 2, 2018

Reshaping societal expectations: Four reasons why mature economies should converge on zero economic growth

Dr. Jordan Rosenfeld
Aquatic Scientist, Applied Freshwater Ecology Research Unit
February 16, 2018

From Seahorses to Sharks: Species Conservation for the Global Oceans

Riley Pollom
Programme Officer, IUCN SSG Shark Specialist Group, Simon Fraser University
February 2, 2018

Under Pressure: Vulnerability and resilience of marine ecosystems and fisheries to multiple stressors

Dr. Fiorenza Micheli, David and Lucile Packard Professor of Marine Science, Co-Director, Center for Ocean Solutions
Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
January 19, 2018

State-space models: the good, the bad and the ugly

Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé. Assistant Professor, UBC Dept. of Statistics and Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
January 12, 2018

The plight of freshwater fisheries and prospect of using protected areas to sustain them

Dr. Peter Sorensen, Professor, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
University of Minnesota
January 5, 2018

Measuring the carbon footprint of global fisheries and aquaculture

Dr. Robert Parker, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Fisheries Economic Research Unit
December 1, 2017

The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs: leadership through engagement

Dr. Moura Quayle, Director pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
November 24, 2017

Trends and future priorities for market-based marine conservation initiatives

Dr. Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak, Ocean Wise Seafood Specialist and Honorary Research Associate, IOF
November 17, 2017

The Oceans Enabling Sustainable Development, and Development Enabling Sustainable Oceans: Research to Support Global Goals

Dr. Gerald Singh, Senior Nereus Fellow, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program
November 10, 2017

Reflections on an Academic Career

Judith G. Hall, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medical Genetics and Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital
November 3, 2017

Recreational Shark Fishing in Florida: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of an Emerging Conservation Issue

Dr. David Shiffman, Liber Ero Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Simon Fraser University
October 20, 2017

The 21st Century Wharf

Dr. Josh Eagle, Solomon Blatt Professor of Law, Director, Coastal Law Field Lab, University of South Carolina
October 13, 2017

Perspectives on the societal contribution of small-scale fisheries

Dr. Lydia Teh, Research Associate, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program, and Changing Oceans Research Unit
Dr. Louise Teh, Research Associate, Fisheries Economics Research Unit
September 29, 2017

Are ecosystem models used for management and policy?

Dr. Villy Christensen, Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC
September 29, 2017

Turning national commitments into conservation action for seahorses

Dr. Sarah Foster, National Coordinator, SeaChoice, and Honorary Research Associate; Project Seahorse
September 22, 2017

Enabling (or bracing for) the Blue Economy: equity, sustainability, and growth for the marine industrial revolution

Dr. Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor, Program Manager and Research Associate, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program
September 15, 2017

Why Communicate Science? SCIence Communication Action Team - SciCAT!

Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics, Senior Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, co-host of CBC's The Nature of Things.
September 8, 2017

Conservation Research of Giant Clams

Dr. Mei Lin Neo, Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
May 12, 2017

Fish, farms, and flow: adaptive habitat differentiation and environmental impacts on stream salmonids (plus some comparative ecosystem ecology)

Dr. Jordan Rosenfeld, Stream Ecology Scientist, BC Ministry of Environment
April 7, 2017

Ugly fish, science engagement and the indigenous basket

Dr. Dyhia Belhabib, Program Manager, Ecotrust Canada
March 31, 2017

Jellyfish - food of the future?

Dr. Lucas Brotz, Postdoctoral Fellow, Sea Around Us
March 24, 2017

Our Changing Role in Science

Dr. Brian Riddell, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation
March 17, 2017

What is the real catch amount of the world? And what is preventing us from seeing it

Dr. Daniel Pauly, University Killam Professor, UBC
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
February 17, 2017

Student Presentations - February 10, 2017

Adapting to climate change in small-scale fisheries: a regional study of Pacific North America
Melanie Ang (MSc candidate)

Impacts of physiological condition and age on migration survival and behaviour of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) smolts
Christine Stevenson (MSc candidate)

Prey and diet of juvenile sockeye salmon across spatial and temporal gradients
Samantha James (MSc candidate)

Early gonad development of the spinecheek anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)
Yovela Wang (MSc candidate)

Predatory aliens: Indo-Pacific lionfish on Caribbean reefs

Dr. Isabelle Côté, Simon Fraser University
December, 2015

What I learned from travelling with dolphin hunters

Stefan Austermühle
March, 2015

Conservation Economics: Close the high seas to boost global catch, equality

Dr. U Rashid Sumaila, UBC
February 27, 2015

Governing fisheries for food security

Dr. Eddie Allison, University of Washington
February 13, 2015

The role of the moral economy in North American small-scale fisheries: confronting neoliberal policies

Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton, Simon Fraser University
February 6, 2015

Sell or Perish: Analysis of Japan’s Fresh Fish Market as a Newsvendor Problem

Dr. Wilf Swartz, UBC
January 30, 2015

An introduction to fisheries law and examination of property rights in fisheries management schemes

Adam Soliman, The Fisheries Law Centre, director & founder
January 30, 2015

Quesnel Lake Sockeye Salmon: Large escapements, trophic surprises, and the consequences of density-dependence

Dr. Daniel Selbie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Cultus Lake Salmon Research Laboratory
January 16, 2015

Skipper Ottos’ Community Supported Fishery How the Community Supported Fishery movement is changing commercial fishing in British Columbia, Canada

Sonia Strobel
January 9, 2015

March 6, 2015

  • Using individual vessel quotas to reduce and manage coral and sponge bycatch in the B.C. groundfish trawl fishery, John Driscoll
  • Saving Nemo (...without the bunnies), Rebecca Singleton
  • Local seafood and community support fisheries (CSFs) in North America, Allison Witter

March 13, 2015

  • From Kant to kippers, Jeff Scott
  • Economic valuation of British Columbia's small and large scale fisheries, Darah Gibson
  • Sea Changes: Contributing to the transformation of coral reef management in an evolving global climate, Ravi Maharaj

Monitoring deep-sea benthic communities on large spatial scales: a collaborative leap toward ecosystem-based management of bottom contact fisheries

Dr. Sean Cox, SFU
November 28, 2014

Sleepers creepers? Evidence of sleeper shark predation on Steller sea lions and implications for fisheries

Dr. Markus Horning, Oregon State University
November 21, 2014

Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-Community Explorations into Traditional Mariculture on the Northwest Coast

Dr. Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University
November 14, 2014

Innovations and Opportunities in Small-Scale Fisheries

Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, MUN, Canada
November 7, 2014

Evaluating the Ethics and Sustainability of Fisheries

Dr. Tony Pitcher, UBC
October 31, 2014

Fishing Down Through the Food Web

Dr. Villy Christensen, UBC
October 24, 2014

Biology of eulachon in the Fraser River: critical knowledge gaps

Dr Doug Hay, UBC
October 22, 2014

An integrated evaluation of stock enhancement of recreational fisheries, applied to red drum in Florida, USA

Dr. Ed Camp, University of Florida
October 10, 2014

Assessment and management of Pacific halibut

Dr. Steve Martell, International Pacific Halibut Commission
October 3, 2014

Changing climate and changing behaviour

Dr. Scott Hinch, UBC
September 17, 2014