In a new webinar series, the International Crustacean Task Force has invited international experts to offer a broad overview of the rising global importance of crustacean fisheries. In this series, from the Environmental Defense Fund, University of Maine, and Lenfest Ocean Program, members of the recently formed Crustacean Management Task Force will share their work to bring awareness to and discuss the importance of international crustacean fisheries management. Throughout this webinar series, experts will explore the significance of crustacean fisheries to global food security, marine conservation, and adapting to climate change.
Overview of Crustacean Fisheries: How many are there, how important are they, and how are they managed?
Dr. Yong Chen, University of Maine
Dr. Robert Boenish, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Kim Friedman, Food and Agriculture Organization
Challenges and Opportunities of Crustacean Fisheries in Top Producing Nations: China, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the U.S.
Wang Songlin, Qingdao Marine Conservation Society, China
Dr. Zairion Zairion, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, Philippines
Dr. Jose Ingles, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Cody Szuwalski, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S.
Moderator: Mr. Nathan Willse, University of Maine
The Impacts of Marine Protected Areas on Crustacean Fisheries Conservation and Management
Dr. Ray Hilborn, School of Aquatic and Fishery Science, University of Washington
Dr. Hunter Lenihan, Applied Marine and Fisheries Biology, University of California- Santa Barbara
Dr. Yunzhou Li, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University
Climate Change and Crustacean Fisheries
Dr. André Punt – Director: School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
Dr. Andrew Pershing – Director of Climate Science: Climate Central
Erin Fedewa – Researcher: Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Stock Enhancement for Crustacean Fisheries
Dr. Ben Daly - Alaska Department of Fish and Game – USA
Dr. Wenbin Zhu -Zhejiang Fisheries Research Institute – China
Ibnu Rusdi - Research Center for Marine Aquaculture – Indonesia
Moderated by: Nathan Willse – Stony Brook University