This page is a stub. You can help by adding your own knowledge to it ... Note: if this page gets too long we will condense it to a list of names and "outsource" the text under each name to a separate article.

Beverton, Ray (1922-1995) Edit

Beverton is most famous in fisheries cirles as co-author of Beverton, R. J. H., and S. J. Holt. 1957. On the dynamics of exploited fish populations. Chapman and Hall, London. A book which laid the theoretical platform for the institutionalisation of fisheries management in the latter part of the 20th century. The fact that he later criticised some of the concepts in this early work, and the way in which others had been misinterpreted and misapplied by later generations of fishery biologists, is not often quoted.

Fishfolk members Edit

Potential future members of the Fishery Hall of Fame? Clicking on the link to Fishfolk members leads you to a list of potted biographies of people who take part in email discussions hosted by the Fishfolk listserver.

Garcia, Serge Edit

Retired as Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in 2007. Most recently, Garcia played a seminal role in the articulation of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management [1]

Hilborn, Ray Edit

Ray Hilborn is currently Professor of Fisheries Management in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

Hurry, Glenn Edit

Glenn Hurry is Managing Director of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and current (2008) Chair of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific [WCPFC]

Lewis, Antony Edit

Fisherman, scientist and noted bon vivant, "Dr Fish" has variously run fisheries research for the Fiji government, run the National Fisheries Authority in Papua New Guinea, and run the SPC Oceanic Fisheries Programme. He is currently a freelance consultant working either out of Brisbane or aboard a pole and liner somewhere in Melanesia, tagging tuna.

Pauly, Daniel (1946- ) Edit

Dan Pauly became Director of the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia after working with the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM, now Worldfish).

Ridgeway, Lori Edit

Lori Ridgeway, Director General of International Policy for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, and Lead Shepherd of the APEC Fisheries Working Group (2007).

Simonds, Kitty Edit

Executive Director of the USA's Western Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Walters, Carl Edit

Carl Walters is a professor at the Fisheries Centre of the University of British Columbia.

Walton, Izaak (1593-1683) Edit

Author of The Compleat Angler