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