Below are the on-demand presentations listed in the World Fisheries Congress 2021 program. The program is subject to change. Please note that only the presenting author is listed in the first iteration of the program. The final program and full details, including co-authors, will be provided in due course.

Every presentation listed in the in-scheduled program will also be made available on-demand.

On-demand presentations will be available in the WFC2021 virtual platform the Saturday prior to the start of the Congress and for 6 months post congress.

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Theme 1 – Sustainable fisheries (assessment, regulation, enforcement)

Theme 2 – Fish and aquatic ecosystems (biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem function, integrated management)

Theme 3 – Fisheries and society (contributions to sustainable development)

Theme 4 – Future of fish and fisheries (innovations in fisheries)

Theme 1 – Sustainable fisheries (assessment, regulation, enforcement)

Casauay, Robert Bryan (University of The Philippines Marine Science Institute). Contrasting population patterns of the leopard coral trout, Plectropomus leopardus in two Live-Reef-Fish-for-Food-Trade sites in the Philippines.

Estevão, Virgilio (National Fisheries and Marine Research Institute). Swept-area estimates of abundance of deep-water shrimp off Angola: To tickle or not to tickle?

Honig, Maria (WWF International). Accelerating community-led conservation through a global movement.

Karnad, Divya (Ashoka University). Scale dependent sustainability in India’s marine fisheries: the role of customary fishing institutions.

Nicolas, Tanguy (Flora and Fauna International). Strengthening small-scale fisheries supply chains throughout Participatory Market Systems Development.

Prasetyo, Andhika (The University of Salford). Development of DNA monitoring procedures for shark and ray trade products in Indonesia.

Randrianjafimanana, Nambinintsoa Tahiry (Blue Ventures Conservation). Developing innovative, integrated and consensual conservation models for engaging people and removing barriers to participating in small scale fisheries management in Madagascar.

Carella, Ernesto (University of Oxford). Data poor agent-based modelling: the case of the Indonesian deep-water snapper grouper complex.

Danby, Rufus (University of Aberdeen). Estimating and accounting for fish losses under the footrope of a survey trawl: the case of northern shelf anglerfish.

Phillips, Genevieve (Australian Antarctic Division). Facilitating fisheries collaboration during a pandemic: software for automated random coffee pairings. Poster presentation.

Aramburu, Mercedes (Universidad de Cádiz). Exploratory implementation of the surplus production model in continuous time (SPiCT) for common dolphinfish in the Indian Ocean. Poster presentation.

Baillargeon, Gabrielle (Roger Williams University). Improving the Productivity-Susceptibility Analysis to Assess Data-Limited Fisheries. Poster presentation.

Elliott, Vittoria (World Fish Center). The pros and cons of citizen-science in data-poor fisheries. Poster presentation.

Estevão, Virgilio (National Fisheries and Marine Research Institute). Length Based Indicators of sustainable fishing for Angola Pelagic Fisheries.

Gharsalli, Manel (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology). Stock assessment for the data-limited common spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) fishery in Tunisia. Poster presentation.

Medeiros Leal, Wendell (IMAR Institute of Marine Research). A guidance for stock assessment in the Azores based on the ICES MSY framework. Poster presentation.

Omori, Kristen (Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary). Assessment and management of species complexes in the United States.

Ovando, Dan (University of Washington). Improving Fisheries Stock Assessment through Economics.

Posadas, Benedict (Mississippi State University). Economic recovery paths of Gulf of Mexico shrimp fisheries.

Rodriguez Jimenez, Alfredo (Universidad Del Magdalena). Reference points estimation in the Colombian Pacific deep-sea shrimp fishery: A data-poor fisheries approach.

Barkai, Amos (OLSPS). Olrac Integrated Electronic Monitoring and Reporting solution: A novel, affordable and effective approach to the Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance of commercial fishing operations.

Faunce, Craig (National Marine Fisheries Service (USA)). Forecasting fisheries monitoring efficiency and effectiveness in Alaska.

Faunce, Craig (National Marine Fisheries Service (USA)). Identifying periods of potential scale tampering aboard at-sea catcher processors in the North Pacific (Alaska).

Miller, Ian (National Marine Fisheries Service). Electronic Technologies in the United States Atlantic Pelagic Longline Fishery.

Wouters, Julia Magdalena (University of Aberdeen). Electronic Monitoring as a low-cost scientific asset for fisheries management.

Dankel, Dorothy Jane (University of Bergen). To nudge or not to nudge; is nudging in fisheries management necessarily libertarian paternalism?

Lee, Yi Jou (Department of Environmental Biology and Fisheries Science, National Taiwan Ocean University). Dynamic of gillnet fishing strategy in Miaoli, Taiwan: integrating Voyage Data Recorder data and logbooks. Poster presentation.

Mkuchu, Jovice (Fisheries Division). Trade measures to deter entry of illegally caught fisheries products into markets in Tanzania.

Oyanedel, Rodrigo (University of Oxford). Evaluating the trade of legal and illegal fish.

Pormon, Miah Maye (Up Visayas). Challenges and Social Acceptance on the Adoption of the Raft Method Technology among Oyster Farmers in Western Visayas.

Purbayanto, Ph.D., Ari (Bogor Agricultural University (IPB University)). Sinking of Foreign Fishing Boats Perpetrators of IUU Fishing: Rules and Weak Prevention Measures.

Labatt, Chepkemboi K. (Ulster University). Traditional Heritage Knowledge (THeK) enhances sea turtle conservation in Pemba Island, Tanzania and Kwale County, Kenya.

Reid, Andrea (University of British Columbia). Indigenous Knowledge of Leading Threats to Wild Pacific Salmon and Aquatic Health.

Santos Lobato Martins, Mariana (Oceanographic Institute, University of São Paulo). Traditional fishing territories encompassed by a mosaic of coastal protected areas: the case of Barra do Una community in the Brazilian Atlantic forest.

Silvano, Renato (Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (ufrgs)). ‘Putting knowledge on the map’: fishers’ mapping indicates potential hotspots for fish reproduction, migration and fisheries in two tropical rivers.

Tallman, Ross (Fisheries and Oceans Canada). Merging quantitative scientific and indigenous traditional ecological knowledge in the assessment of small data limited community-based fisheries.

Villamil, Carlos (GIZ Colombia). Agreements for sustainable use and exploitation between ethnic communities and authorities in Colombia’s Caribbean marine protected areas through good fishing practices within the framework of Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Poster presentation.

Mercado-Silva, Norman (Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Morelos). An update on international efforts for freshwater fish sampling method standardization.

Swanepoel, Pieter Johannes (Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development). Biological characteristics of the African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus, in South Africa’s largest impoundment.

Taylor, William (Michigan State University). The “good, bad and ugly” of invasive species on the production dynamics and harvest of Laurentian Great Lakes fishes and the vitality of coastal communities.

Coates, Julia (California Department of Fish & Wildlife). Incorporating management strategy evaluation in California’s state-managed fisheries: challenges faced, lessons learned, and prospects for the future.

de Moor, Carryn (University of Cape Town). Thirty years on: Is MSE worth it?  Learning from the South African story.

Doering, Kathryn (Caelum Research Corporation). Management strategy evaluation made operational with Stock Synthesis.

Fay, Gavin (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth). Policy testing with constraints: representing implementation error in mixed fishery management strategy evaluations.

Mazur, Mackenzie (Gulf of Maine Research Institute). Using Management Strategy Evaluation to Understand the Effects of Climate Change and Stock Assessment Misspecifications on Gulf of Maine Cod.

Peterson, Cassidy (Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service). Management strategy evaluation of the internationally exploited coastal sandbar shark within the United States.

Tengvall, Jessica (University of Bergen). How natural mortality shapes fisheries reference points: inference from an age-structured population model.

Tommasi, Desiree (UCSC Institute of Marine Sciences, NOAA SWFSC). Deriving climate informed, management relevant port-level economic performance metrics for a management strategy evaluation of North Pacific albacore tuna.

Bohaboy, Erin (NOAA Fisheries). A Decision Support Tool to Assess Recreational Harvest Slots, Discard Mortality, and Bycatch Accountability in a Multi-Sector Fishery.

Cambra, Eléonore (Centre De Formation Et De Recherche Sur Les Environnements Méditerranéens, UMR 5110, Université de Perpignan Via Domitia). Socio-ecological analysis of drivers of CPUE variation related to recreational fishing strategies in support of Marine Protected Areas management.

Chong, Lisa (University of Florida). Spatial considerations can determine net socioecological effects of artificial reefs on recreational fisheries and their management.

Embke, Holly (University of Wisconsin – Madison). Fishing for Food: Quantifying Recreational Fisheries Harvest in Wisconsin Lakes.

Haase, Kevin (Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries). Modelling angler behaviour using agent-based models to improve recreational fisheries management.

Paramo, Jorge (Universidad del Magdalena). Marine recreational fishing as alternative for the development of ecological tourism in Magdalena region, Colombian Caribbean.

Radford, Zachary (Cefas). Combining biological, environmental and socioeconomic variables to hindcast marine recreational fishing effort.

Rogers, Mark (U.S. Geological Survey). Synchrony in angler fishing success across a landscape.

Sande, Hege (SLU Aqua, Sweden). Frameless – finding and refining a sampling frame for estimating recreational fisheries.

Tracy, Erin (University of Arizona). AFS Standard Sampling Online Fisheries Database Version 2: Lessons learned and applied to increase use of a simple and effective comparison tool.

Barclay, Kate (University of Technology of Sydney). Can food localism save small scale fisheries in wealthy economies? Obstacles to sourcing local seafood in Australia.

Dos Anjos, Marcelo Rodrigues (Federal University of Amazonas/universidade Federal Do Amazonas – UFAM). The fishing of the Surubim (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum, Castelnau,1855) (Siluriformes, Pimelodidae), at the Middle Madeira Basin, Southwest Amazon. Poster presentation.

Duque, Guillermo (Universidad Nacional De Colombia). Influence of the water level on artisanal fishing production in the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombian Caribbean. Poster presentation.

Franco Melendez, Milagros (Universidad de Concepción). Fishers’ perceptions and participation in the co-management experience: The case of Biobio Region, Chile.

Barber-o’malley, Betsy (INRAE). Projecting shifts for European diadromous species based on climate change scenarios and dispersal dynamics.

Barceló, Caren (ECS in support of NOAA). Projecting the timescale of initial increase in fishery yield after implementation of marine protected areas.

Beckensteiner, Jennifer (CSIRO). (Mal)adapting to climate change: a stylized fishery example.

Berger, Aaron (NOAA/NMFS/NWFSC). Incoherent dimensionality in fisheries management: consequences of misaligned stock assessment and ecological boundaries.

Best, John (University of Washington). An index of abundance combining fishery-independent and -dependent observations allowing for spatially varying catchability.

Bossier, Sieme (DTU Aqua). Integrated ecosystem impacts of climate change and eutrophication on main Baltic fishery resources.

Botsford, Louis (University of California). Effects of the spectrum of environmental variability on fish population dynamics and fishery management.

Brodie, Christopher (Liverpool John Moores University). eDNA approach in pelagic fish monitoring: Have Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna returned to British waters?

Carella, Ernesto (University of Oxford). Progress towards integrating spatial social-ecological systems models into developing fishery sustainability goals using the POSEIDON model.

Carvalho, Felipe (NOAA Fisheries). A review of the use of diagnostic tests to detect model misspecification in integrated stock assessments.

Cope, Jason (NOAA Fisheries). Modelling an integrated data-limited to data-rich assessment framework using the Stock Synthesis Data-Limited (SS-DL) tool.

Correa, Giancarlo M. (Oregon State University). Accounting for spatial and temporal variability in somatic growth improves age composition and stock assessment estimates.

Cronin-fine, Lee (University of Washington). Comparing a Numerical Integration Method for Constructing Size-Transition Matrices with Other Construction Methods.

Denson, LaTreese (University of Miami – RSMAS). Using spatiotemporal models and sea surface temperature at varying spatiotemporal scales to inform species abundance and spatial distribution trends: A King mackerel case study.

Dougherty, Dawn (The Nature Conservancy). Fishery Stakeholder Engagement and Harvest Strategy Design Through the Application of the FishPath Tool.

Fisch, Nicholas (University of Florida). Assessing Alternatives to the Multinomial for Fitting Composition Data within Stock Assessment using a Spatially Explicit Simulation Operating Model.

Gilman, Eric (Pelagic Ecosystems Research Group). Do area-based management tools for pelagic fisheries achieve ecological objectives?

Goethel, Daniel (NOAA). Where do you think you’re going? Accounting for age- and time-varying movement in spatially explicit tag-integrated stock assessment models.

Gross, Julie (Virginia Institute of Marine Science). Semiparametric modeling of environmental effects on recruitment.

Kenyon, Rob (CSIRO). Fishery-independent indices of prawn recruitment and adult abundance inform stock assessment in a MSC certified prawn fishery. Poster presentation.

Kuriyama, Peter (NOAA, SWFSC). Density-dependent and cohort-specific growth in Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax) estimated through a stock assessment approach.

Liljestrand, Emily (Michigan State University). How Data Quality Influences Model Accuracy in State Space Stock Assessment Modeling.

Marshall, Tara (University of Aberdeen). Climate change impacts recruitment rates of North Sea and Irish Sea cod by widening the phenological mismatch.

Maunder, Mark (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission). Progress on the Center for the Advancement of Population Assessment Methodology’s stock assessment best practices program.

Medeiros Leal, Wendell (IMAR Institute of Marine Research). Small-scale fishing in the Azores: Fleet operation regime and catch composition from 1980 to 2018.

Methot, Richard (US/DOC/NOAA Fisheries). Addressing seasonality when using length data in fish assessment models.

Minte-Vera, Carolina (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission). Lessons learn from developing a new assessment for yellowfin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Olmos, Maxime (School of Aquatic and Fishery Science (University of Washington) and Alaska Fisheries Science Center (NOAA)). Mapping a fishery: a fully spatial stock assessment for snow crab in the Bering Sea.

Ortega, Kelly (Rhodes University). Exploring the impact of future environmental scenarios on the South African sardine and anchovy fishery, using a model of intermediate complexity for ecosystems.

Poulet, Camille (French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE)). Exploring the effect of dispersal capacities and reproductive strategies on the structure of American shad populations across its native range: an approach based on a mechanistic species distribution model.

Santos, Régis (University of The Azores). Life-history parameters as possible discriminators of commercial fish and shellfish populations in Azorean waters.

Smith, James (UCSC / NOAA). Sardine in the California Current: spatially explicit models exploring impacts of climate change.

Stawitz, Christine (NOAA Fisheries). The Fisheries Integrated Modeling System, a new modular paradigm for fisheries stock assessment software.

Thorson, James (Alaska Fisheries Science Center). Predicting recruitment density dependence and intrinsic growth rate for all fishes worldwide using a data-integrated life-history model.

Townsend, Howard (NOAA Fisheries). Multi-Species Surplus Production Modeling Software: A Data-Limited Approach for Evaluating Species Interactions.

Vaughan, Nathan (Vaughan Analytics (in support of NOAA SEFSC)). A decision support tool for evaluating management alternatives in the context of stock assessment projections.

Vincent, Matthew (Pacific Community). Stock assessment of the largest tuna fishery: skipjack tuna in the western central Pacific Ocean.

Waterhouse, Lynn (John G. Shedd Aquarium). Improving age composition estimates: Evaluating a Bayesian method for estimating ages from spines with vascularized cores.

Wilberg, Michael (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science). Spatial population dynamics of eastern oyster in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland.

Xu, Haikun (IATTC). Spatiotemporal modeling of length-specific catch and effort data for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Zhu, Xinhua (Fisheries and Oceans Canada). Exploration of spatiotemporal growth vulnerability of YOY Ringed Seal using a multiple model approach.

Elliott, Vittoria (World Fish Center). Insertion of inland fish through operationalization of the SDGs.

Harrison, Ian (Conservation International). Inland Fisheries in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

Lynch, Abigail J. (U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Adaptation Science Center). Inland fish and fisheries integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Robertson, Ashley (George Mason University). A Quantitative Comparison of Public Investment and Economic Impact in Inland and Marine Fisheries in the coastal and Great Lakes U.S.

Sierra Castillo, Liliana (University of California Santa Barbara). Community-Based Compliance and Enforcement (CBCE) in Small-Scale Fisheries.

Steadman, Daniel (Fauna & Flora International). What is “destructive fishing”? Using consensus-based expert review to define a key fisheries and conservation policy term.

Stokes, Gretchen L. (University of Florida). Towards a global threat assessment approach for inland fisheries.

Tuda, Paul (Leibniz Centre For Tropical Marine Research). Racing Against Time: Progress and challenges in Reporting the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator14.4.1 in East Africa.

Ahamed, Ferdous (Patuakhali Science and Technology University). Population dynamics of Fenneropenaeus indicus (Crustacea: Penaeidae) in a coastal river, southern Bangladesh.

Ahmed, Zoarder (Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh). Food electivity and reproduction of hilsa shad Tenualosa ilisha in riverine waters of Bangladesh.

Alexandre Travassos, Fabio (UFPA/NEAP/PPGEAP). Review of strategic planning in aquaculture activity. Poster presentation.

Basheer, V S (ICAR-NBFGR). Assisted captive breeding make a way for recovery of a critically endangered species Hemibagrus punctatus (Jerdon, 1849) endemic to River Cauvery, in the Western Ghats.

PR, Divya (ICAR National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources). An integrative approach to assess the fish and shellfish diversity in the Ramsar region of Kerala State, India. Poster presentation.

Witte, Andrew (Rhodes University). Perlemoen abalone ranching and stock enhancement: what is the status?

Theme 2 – Fish and aquatic ecosystems (biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem function, integrated management)


Alexandre Travassos, Fabio (UFPA/NEAP/PPGEAP). Performance models for four curimatideos the amount of the Tucuruí Dam, Brazil. Poster presentation.

Aquino, Jon Irish Legaspi (College of Public Health, Medical, and Veterinary Sciences). Intensification of the Redclaw (Cherax quadricarinatus) Industry: The Importance of Sperm Quality and Male Fertility to Productivity.

Baker, Krista (Fisheries and Oceans Canada). The difficulties of assessing Northern Short-finned Squid off Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and ideas for moving forward.

Bangura, Paul (University of Helsinki). Investigating the link between vgll3 genotype and aggressive behaviour in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

BASHEER, V S (ICAR-NBFGR). Breeding culture of indigenous ornamental barbs of the Western Ghats for conservation and trade.

Berg, Florian (Institute of Marine Research). Dynamics of young herring (Clupea harengus) and sprat (Sprattus sprattus) populations along the coastal Skagerrak margins of the North Sea.

Berg, Florian (Institute of Marine Research). Early life growth is affecting timing of spawning in the semelparous Barents Sea capelin (Mallotus villosus).

Caballero-Huertas, Marta (University of Girona). A holistic view of emerging stressors in European sardine’s condition and health status.

Carella, Ernesto (University of Oxford). Evaluating Management Strategies for the Indonesian deep-water snapper fishery using fully integrated social-ecological models.

Chan, Zong-han (National Taiwan University). Interactive effects of allometric energy and temperature on larval growth rates for two subtropical reef fishes.

Chemshirova, Irina (Falkland Islands Fisheries Department). Temperature effects on size, maturity, and abundance of the squid Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda, Ommastrephidae) on the Patagonian Shelf.

Chiang, Chun-i (National Taiwan Ocean University). Seasonal movement patterns of the bigfin reef squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana predicted using statolith δ18O values.

Dankel, Dorothy Jane (University of Bergen). “Doing CRISPR”: Genetically modified Norwegian farmed salmon: in the lab AND on the plate?

Dorant, Yann (University Laval). Development and application of advanced genomic tools to the lobster fishery in Canada.

Dos Anjos, Marcelo Rodrigues (Federal University of Amazonas/universidade Federal Do Amazonas – UFAM). The effect of environmental gradients over the fish assemblages in Lower Roosevelt River Sub-basin, Amazon Southwest, Brazil. Poster presentation.

Graham, Caroline (North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission). Effective multi-jurisdictional ocean science collaboration in a rapidly changing world through the International Year of the Salmon initiative.

Hua, Qiaz Q.H. (University of Adelaide). Phylogeographic and morphometric analyses of Australian octopuses. Poster presentation.

Kim, Hee-Jin (Nagasaki University). Effects of light wavelength and intensity on larval settlement in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas.

Lloret-Lloret, Elena (Institut De Ciències Del Mar (ICM-CSIC)). Small pelagic fish fitness relates to local environmental conditions and trophic variables

Moustahfid, Hassan (NOAA). Ecological-Fishery Forecasting of Squid Stock Dynamics under Climate Variability and Change: Review, Challenges, and Recommendations.

Nilsen, Cecilie Iden (Norwegian Research Center (NORCE) / University of Bergen). Acoustic telemetry reveals differences in migrational patterns of adult wild and hatchery salmon.

Papatheodoulou, Magdalene (University of Glasgow). The effects of stress on adult Atlantic salmon prior to spawning on the viability of their offspring.

Pierce, Graham (Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, C.S.I.C.). Long-term abundance trends in European cephalopods.

Randall, Jessica (Memorial University of Newfoundland). Forage fish as a predator: summer and autumn diet of Atlantic herring in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.

Saul, Steven (Arizona State University). Evaluating the status of Indonesian deepwater snapper and grouper fishery stocks using a model ensemble approach.

Sedanza, Mary Grace (Nagasaki University). Partial purification of a settlement inducing conspecific cue in adult shells of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas.

Sheikh, Maryam (University of Sindh, Jamshoro). Effect of Water Flow on the Morphological Characters of Ichthyofauna at the Indus River Downstream.

Surma, Szymon (University of Alaska Fairbanks). Norwegian spring-spawning herring: a key forage fish.

Taiwo, Iyabode (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria). Sex Reversal, Growth Performance and Haematological Parameters of Ecotype Cichlid Tilapia ‘Wesafu’ using Carica papaya and Telfairia occidentalis Seeds.

Taiwo, Iyabode (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria). Sex Reversal, Growth Performance and Haematological Parameters of Oreochromis niloticus using Carica papaya and Telfairia occidentalis Seeds.

Willse, Nathaniel (University of Maine). An assessment of vertical line use in the Gulf of Maine region American lobster fishery and resulting conservation benefits for the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Yang, Jian (Freshwater Fisheries Research Center, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences). Multi element/stable Isotope and geometric morphometric profiles of Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis from different geographical origins.

Adao, Ana (University of Strathclyde). Estimating quantities of discards – a case study of demersal fish bycatch from the Firth of Clyde prawn fishery (West of Scotland).

Camilieri-Asch, Victoria (Queensland University of Technology). An integrative approach to understand and manage negative interactions between Galapagos sharks and charter fishers at Lord Howe Island. Poster presentation.

Fennell, Hannah (Heriot Watt University). A systematic review quantifying the global effects of static gear: comparing the environmental impact of mobile and static gear on benthic habitats and wildlife. Poster presentation.

Jabado, Rima (Elasmo Project). Minimizing bycatch of seabirds and sea turtles in West African industrial fisheries.

Mangano, M Cristina (Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn). Traits under pressure: an integrated approach to evaluate the effects of fishing activities on fish vulnerability.

Arnold, Sarah (University of Manitoba). Using Inuit knowledge to explore Arctic Charr migratory habitat in Nunavut.

Brodie, Stephanie (University of California Santa Cruz). Exploring timescales of predictability in species distributions.

Erauskin-Extramiana, Maite (Azti Brta). The influence of climate change and fishing pressure in global top predator abundance and body size in the future.

Fabrizio, Mary (Virginia Institute of Marine Science). The extent of seasonally suitable habitats may limit forage fish production in a temperate estuary.

Ferrari Ramalho, Debora Cristina (Fisheries Ecosystems Laboratory – Oceanographic Institute of University Of São Paulo). Governance mapping as a tool to identify paths for fisheries adaptation to climate change: a case-study in the South Brazil Bight.

Husson, Bérengère (Institute of Marine Research). Successive extreme climatic events build up large scale, immediate and cumulative responses from fish in the Arctic.

Matić-Skoko, Sanja (Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries). Inter-annual variability in juvenile densities and year-class strength for certain economically important and exploited fish species in the Adriatic Sea. Poster presentation.

Mcdermott, Susanne (NOAA NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center). Examining distributional shifts of Pacific cod in the Bering Sea with Satellite popup tags.

Moullec, Fabien (Institute of Marine Ecosystem and Fishery Science – University of Hamburg). Rebuilding and projecting Mediterranean marine resources under climate change.

Moustahfid, Hassan (NOAA). Advances in Fisheries Science Through Emerging Observing Technologies.

Oleynik, Haley (University of Delaware). Long-Term Shifts in the Fish and Macroinvertebrate Community in a North American Estuary.

Ong, Joyce (Nanyang Technological University). Recruitment dynamics among groundfish covary consistently over four decades at multiple timescales.

Peterson-Williams, Megan. The heat is on: Gulf of Alaskan Pacific cod and climate-ready fisheries.

Smith, Laurel (NOAA/NEFSC). Climate change, fish and fisheries: how climate change may be driving regime shifts and fish condition.

Wang, Hui-yu (National Taiwan University). Rising temperature drives divergent effects on life histories and population growth rates for Indo-Pacific fishes.

Willis-norton, Ellen (University of California Santa Cruz). The Impact of Climate Change on Metabolism, Hatching Success, and Viability of Lingcod Eggs (Ophiodon elongatus) in the California Current System.

Wuellner, Melissa (University of Nebraska at Kearney). Changes in Aquatic Communities of Reservoir Coves Following Reconnection due to Flooding.

Carvalho, Felipe (Virginia Tech). Fishing gear selectivity of fish traits in coral reefs off northeastern Brazil.

Simeon, Benaya (Wildlife Conservation Society). Rhino-Ray Fisheries in the Biggest Shark Fishing Nation.

Alexandre Travassos, Fabio (UFPA/NEAP/PPGEAP). Fishing management proposal in the mosaic of lake tucuruí, using the swot analysis tool. Poster presentation.

Alizadeh Ashrafi, Tannaz (The Arctic University of Norway, UIT). Intra and inter-temporal effort allocation and profit maximizing strategy of the trawl fishery.

Añasco, Cherry Pilapil (University of The Philippines Visayas). Characterization of coastal and fisheries tourism in small islands as social-ecological systems.

Barkai, Amos (OLSPS). OlracRTI: A complete and novel approach that considers biological, ecological and economic effects in wide-ranging Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management.

Howell, Daniel (Institute of Marine Research, Norway). Combining ecosystem and single-species modelling to provide ecosystem-based fisheries management advice within current management systems.

Kolding, Jeppe (University of Bergen). Is the observed fishing down process compatible with an ecosystem approach to fisheries?

Kulatska, Nataliia (Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre). Baltic cod predation: mechanisms, impact on prey, implications for fisheries.

Lim, Ai Gaik (Department of Fisheries Malaysia). long term monitoring data analysis – a basis for adaptive management: case study for Redang Island Marine Park.

MD Repin, Izarenah (Department of Fisheries). Marine park Malaysia: more than just a fishery tool.

Morato, Telmo (IMAR – University Azores). Exploring ecosystem and fisheries outcomes of deep-sea area-based management scenarios.

Nkalubo, Winnie (National Fisheries Resources Research Institute). Are small pelagic species the future? Unlocking the economic and nutritional potential of Engraulicypris bredoi and Brycinus nurse in Lake Albert.

Pedreschi, Debbi (Marine Institute). Operationalising IEA for EBFM: learning by doing.

Rogers, Alice (Victoria University of Wellington). The use of size-based models in Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management.

Surma, Szymon (University of Alaska Fairbanks). The promise of satoumi for Pacific herring management and conservation.

Townsend, Howard (NOAA Fisheries). System-level thinking for ecosystem-based fisheries management: Evaluating the US fisheries portfolio.

Woodruff, Patricia (University of British Columbia). Reservoir fertilization and fishery response in a highly managed reservoir with uncertain flows: ecosystem-based management using decision analysis.

Aguion, Alba (University of Vigo). Does rotational harvest increase the economic performance of territorial use rights for fishing (TURFs)?

Estevez, Rodrigo (Universidad Santo Tomas). Structured decision making in artisanal fisheries management: using scenario analysis to evaluate social impacts.

Hallin, Julie Krogh (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea). A systematic review of behavioural economics mechanisms in a fisheries context: Lessons for management.

Nyameke, Isaac (Ghana Aquaculture and Fish Network). Why African countries marine fisheries production differ from each other?

Oyanedel, Rodrigo (University of Oxford). A framework for assessing and intervening in markets driving unsustainable fisheries.

Pedreschi, Debbi (Marine Institute). Mental Modelling with stakeholders to inform Integrated Socio-Ecological Assessment.

Quiros, T E Angela (Hokkaido University). Blue Carbon and Ecosystem Services: a case of small-scale fisheries in mangroves and seagrasses in the Philippines.

Rubianes-Landázuri, Francisco (Universidad San Francisco de Quito). Elevated Mercury concentrations in Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from the Galápagos Marine Reserve and Waters off Ecuador.

Williams, Lindsey (University Of New Hampshire). Consideration of Social Information in New England Fisheries Management.

Bodnar, Wanda (Thames Estuary Partnership). An integrated GIS-based approach to improve river connectivity within the Greater Thames Estuary?

De Noia, Michele (University of Glasgow). In-situ non-lethal rapid test to accurately detect the presence of the nematode parasite, Anguillicoloides crassus, in European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

Fachri, Faridz Rizal (WWF Indonesia). A Risk Based Approach for Assessing the Status of Tropical Glass Eel Fishery in The Southern Part of Western Java, Indonesia.

Higuchi, Takatoshi (Nihon University). Horizontal and vertical migration behaviors during all phases of the Japanese eel spawning migration revealed by pop-up satellite archival tagging.

Kwak, Tom (NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit). Ecology and Conservation of the American Eel in the Caribbean Region.

Sugeha, Hagi Yulia (Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)). Species composition and seasonal abundance of the tropical glass eels genus Anguilla in the Pami Estuary, Western Papua Island, Indonesia.

Van Wichelen, Jeroen (Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). A small opening for man, a big step forward for European glass eel migration.

Watanabe, Shun (Kindai University). Spawning migration behavior of Anguilla celebesensis.

Zaccaroni, Annalisa (University of Bologna). Silvering through biometrics: reproductive potential of different populations of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) from Northern Adriatic Sea, Italy.

Hyder, Kieran (Cefas). Using pelagic drift and statistical models to identify the drivers of abundance and dynamics of young European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) as indicators of recruitment.

Dawson, Heather (University of Michigan-Flint). A novel application of Management Strategy Evaluation to optimize management of an invasive parasitic fish in the Laurentian Great Lakes.

Hume, John (Michigan State University). Let the right one in: exploiting physical and behavioral attributes of invasive sea lamprey for the benefit of the Laurentian Great Lakes fishery through selective fish passage.

Madzivanzira, Takudzwa Comfort (South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity). Potential ecological and socioeconomic impacts of invasive crayfish in Africa.

Mandrak, Nicholas (University of Toronto Scarborough). Brief History of Fish Introductions and Fisheries in the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America.

Pegg, Josephine (South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity). Invasive fishes in a protected inland water in South Africa: Conflicts, common ground and challenges for management.

Sandodden, Roar (Norwegian Veterinary Institute). It is time to do something. Examples of successful eradications of invasive alien fish in Norway using rotenone.

Smolders, Sander (Office for Risk Assessment and Research, NVWA). Alien species flourish on fisheries all over the world!

South, Josie (The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity). Strategic assessment of the redclaw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) invasion in the Upper Zambezi.

Wingfield, Jill (Great Lakes Fishery Commission). Focusing Collaborative Fisheries Management Efforts in the Great Lakes on Invasive Species Management.

Woodruff, Patricia (University of British Columbia). Potential effects of invasive Dreissenid mussels on a pelagic freshwater ecosystem: using an ecosystem model to simulate mussel invasion in a sockeye lake.

Amelot, Morgane (IFREMER). Channel and North Sea rays stock assessment in a data limited framework.

Briones Mendoza, Jesus (University Eloy Alfaro of Manabi). Aspects biological of the bitter yellowtail shark Alopias superciliosus (Lowe, 1841) and the pelagic fox shark Alopias pelagicus (nakamura, 1935) (Carcharhiniformes: Alopidae) in the ecuadorian South Pacific.

Briones Mendoza, Jesus (University Eloy Alfaro of Manabi). Aspects biological of the silky shark Carcharhinus falciformis (Bibron, 1839) (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae) in the central ecuadorian Pacific. Poster presentation.

Briones Mendoza, Jesus (University Eloy Alfaro of Manabi). Biological-fishing aspects of the hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini (griffith & smith, 1834) and Sphyrna zygaena (linnaeus, 1758) (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) in the fishing of the port of Manta, ecuadorian Pacific. Poster presentation.

Briones Mendoza, Jesus (University Eloy Alfaro of Manabi). Size structure and external characteristics of sexual maturity in males of the blue shark Prionace glauca (linneaus, 1758) (carcharhiniformes: carcharhinidae) landed in the ecuadorian Pacific. Poster presentation.

Smith, Julia (Griffith University). Trace element concentrations in liver and muscle tissue of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) caught in New South Wales, Australia. Poster presentation.


Theme 3 – Fisheries and society (contributions to sustainable development)

Dankel, Dorothy Jane (University of Bergen). Theme session title: People, models, places, numbers: Case Studies on science and social narratives and communication in fisheries.

Fuller, Jessica (University of Bergen). Localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for Norway: telling a story about people and places. Poster presentation.

Lozada, Coral (HRI). Livelihoods in Transition Across the Gulf of Mexico: The Yucatan.

Mansfield, Elizabeth (Stanford University). Technology Use, Information Sharing, and Access to Climate Change Knowledge in a Small-Scale Fishery of Baja California.

Pope, Kevin (U.S. Geological Survey). Progression of AFS Standard Methods for Sampling Freshwater Fish in North America.

Schadeberg, Amanda (Wageningen University and Research). Storylines and imaginations for the future of the deep sea: A mixed methods narrative analysis of the mesopelagic zone in text.

Williams, Lindsey (University Of New Hampshire). Cross-sectoral engagement and disputes over science: Management of the Northeast multispecies complex.

Dey, Suman (ICAR- CIFE, MUMBAI). Articulating and Computing the Contribution of Fisheries Towards Food Security: A Mixed-Method Approach.

Driscoll, John (University of British Columbia). Nutrient yields from Northwest Atlantic fisheries, 1950-2014: trends, patterns, and key species.

Haga, Yutaka (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology). Development of sustainable aquafeed with microalgae.

Muhonda, Park (Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University). Who benefits from Usipa fishery? Mapping the distribution of livelihoods, income, and food benefits along the Usipa value chain.

Namwanje, Mary (Makerere University). Iron deficiency in the first 1000 days of life: Exploration of dietary strategies that need to be employed.

Okuthe, Grace Emily (Walter Sisulu University). Effects of feeding frequency on Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus (Perciformes: Cichlidae).

Ahmad, Irfan (Sk-university of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir). Toxinotyping and phylogenetic analysis of Clostridium perfringens from commercially important ichthyofauna inhabiting a eutrophic Lake of Kashmir Himalaya.

Berlino, Manuel (Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn; National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics). Evidence of microplastic effects on marine life functional traits: a global meta-analysis.

Corsini, Fábio (Instituto Federal Do Sul De Minas Gerais – Campus Machado). Computer vision as a support in identification of pathologies in histological samples of fish gills. Poster presentation.

Dankel, Dorothy Jane (University of Bergen). “Doing CRISPR”: Genetically modified Norwegian farmed salmon: in the lab AND on the plate?

Das, Basanta (ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore). State of art on ethno-pharmacological properties of facile extract matrix of Terminalia arjuna against recalcitrant fish pathogens.

Escobar Aucu, Liseth (Universidad Nacional De Colombia). Indigenous peoples and small-scale fisheries in the Colombian Amazon: challenges for fisheries governance in a dual economy system.

Espectato, Liberty (University of the Philippines Visayas). The Role of Collaborative Governance Institution in Coastal Resource Management: Through the Eyes of the Community Members.

Fernandez, Elaine Grace (University of The Philippines Visayas). What matters to people? Identifying priorities of coastal residents using the revised Index of Dissatisfaction (IDS).

Ferreira, Beatriz (Joaquim Nabuco Foundation). The impact of social-technological crimes-disasters and the fishers communities in Brazil.

Gutierrez, Nicolas L (Food and Agricultural Organization of The United Nations). The forgotten tuna: a global review of tuna and tuna-like resources outside principal market species.

Isobe, Atsuhiko (Kyushu University). Monitoring, modeling, and prediction of microplastic abundance in the Pacific Ocean.

Kopp, Dorothée (Ifremer). Fish and click: how participatory science helps to describe the distribution of lost fishing gears.

Lam, Mimi E. (University of Bergen). Managing Ethical Norwegian Seascape Activities (MENSA).

Ledesma, Anne Brigette (University of The Philippines Visayas). Chemotactic behavior of hatchery-reared blue swimming crab Portunus pelagicus larvae. Poster presentation.

Lennan, Mitchell (University of Strathclyde). Marine Biodiversity Redistribution under Climate Change: The Role of Regional Fisheries Management Organisations in Addressing the “Governance Gap”.

Likins, Robert (Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council). Is being Sustainable Enough?  The Fight Over Permitting Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery.

Likins, Robert (Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council). Is being Sustainable Enough?  The Fight Over Permitting Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery.

Lumayno, Sanny David (Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries And Ocean Sciences, University Of The Philippines Visayas). Primary Pituitary Cell Culture as a Tool to Estimate the Bioactive levels of Luteinizing Hormone and Expression Variation of Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Receptor at Developing Gonadal Stages of Chub Mackerel.

Oda, Tatsuya (Nagasaki University). Fish-killing mechanism of Chattonella species and a possible mitigation strategy against them. Poster presentation.

Paris, Andrew (University of The South Pacific). Evaluation of the abundance and distribution of microplastics in Fiji surface waters.

Pickerell, Tom (Global Tuna Alliance). The Global Tuna Alliance: leveraging tuna RFMOs through commercial pressure.

Sagawa, Nao (Ehime University). Behaviors of foamed polystyrene microplastics in the surface of Hiroshima Bay, Japan: Numerical model simulation incorporated with the beach process.

Silva, Vinuri (University of Adelaide). First evidence of microplastic presence in Sri Lankan fish and a comparison to the same species in Australia. Poster presentation.

Sood, Neeraj (ICAR-NBFGR). Aquatic Animal Disease Surveillance in India- a Step towards Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture.

Summers, Stephen (Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE)). Effects of ingested microplastics with sorbed triclosan on fish gut health and assessment of triclosan bioavailability.

Thangaraj, Raja Swaminathan (ICAR National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources). In vitro and in vivo resistance of rohu, Labeo rohita to cyprinid herpesvirus -2 (CyHV-2).

Thangaraj, Raja Swaminathan (ICAR National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources). Immune gene response and protective efficacy of formalin inactivated whole cell CyHV-2 vaccines. Poster presentation.

Thangaraj, Raja Swaminathan (ICAR National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources). Fishing for potential vaccine candidates against Cyprinid herpesvirus 2: a reverse vaccinology approach. Poster presentation.

Wilson, David (International Pacific Halibut Commission). The International Pacific Halibut Commission: Approaching 100 years of science-based fishery management decision making.

Wright, Dana (UiT The Arctic University of Norway). Assessing the Economic Impact of Climate-Induced Habitat Shifts on Transboundary Stocks: The Case of the American Lobster (Homarus americanus) Fisheries. Poster presentation.

Andrews, Evan (Memorial University). Governing the future: transdisciplinary lessons for small-scale fisheries governance.

Elliott, Vittoria (World Fish Center). Building community capacity for applying fish ecology and research results to small-scale fishery management. Poster presentation.

Fennell, Hannah (Heriot Watt University). Quantifying the hidden financial and legal responsibilities and liabilities of women in the UK’s fishing industry.

Ferguson, Caroline (Stanford University). Trade drives gender-based displacement in Palau’s beche-de-mer fishery: challenges and solutions.

Franz, Nicole (Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)). National Plans of Action in Support of the Implementation of the SSF Guidelines (NPOA-SSF).

Hilinganye, Arsenio Boaventura (University of Stirling). Artisanal Sea food in Angola – socio-economic importance.

Islam, Gazi (Universiti Tun Abdul Razak). Community Perspectives of Local Participation and Governance for Management of Marine Protected Areas of Malaysia.

Mancha Cisneros, Maria del Mar (Duke University). Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The Contributions and Impacts of Small-Scale Fisheries to Sustainable Development.

Mbilingi, Bwambale (National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NAFIRRI)). Women Involvement in the Small Pelagics Fish Value Chain in Uganda: Drivers and Constraints.

Mozumder, Mohammad (University of Helsinki). Understanding Social-Ecological Challenges of a Small-Scale Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) Fishery in Bangladesh.

Nauen, Cornelia (Mundus Maris ASBL). The Small-Scale Fisheries Academy as a source of innovation and operational support to the SSF Guidelines.

Nisa, Zahidah (Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University). Advancing social sustainability in dive fishers work below water: SDG 14 and SDG 8 decent work linkages as a tool.

Oloko, Ayodele (University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany). Challenges and the Prospects of Women Fisher Folks in Makoko, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Otumawu-Apreku, Kofi (Kyoto University). Artisanal fisheries in the Solomon Islands: the Wantok paradigm in West Guadalcanal.

Pedroza-Gutiérrez, Carmen (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México). Women struggle in a sea cucumber fishery. An outcome from an ungovernable fishery.

Perumal Shanmugasundaram, Swathi Lekshmi (Icar-vizhinjam Research Centre of CMFRI). Determinants of Diversified Livelihood security among Marine Fishers of Gujarat, India: A discriminant function analysis for defining coastal livelihood landscapes.

Purwangka, Fis (Dept. Of Fisheries Resources Utilization). Fisherman Work Safety on Boat Operated Lift Nets in Territorial Fishing Port of Karangantu, Serang, Banten.

Rice, Emma (Michigan State University). Improving Livelihoods of Female Fish Traders in Malawi: Analyzing Barriers to Market Access.

Rife, Alexis (Environmental Defense Fund). Developing an interactive resource hub as a platform to foster user-driven, peer-to-peer learning and exchange to scale capacity in small-scale fisheries.

Satumanatpan, Suvaluck (Mahidol University). A rapid appraisal of dried fish value chain in Thailand.

Sharma, Dr. Arpita (ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE)). Occupational Hazards in Marine Fisheries Sector, Odisha, India.

Silvano, Renato (Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS)). Participatory monitoring as a management option for data-poor small-scale freshwater fisheries.

Tayung, Tasso (ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India). Sustainable fish production through ecological and fisheries management of canals in Indian Sundarbans (West Bengal).

Whippy-morris, Cherie (University of The South Pacific). Upskilling our Pacific Islands fisheries advocators.

Theme 4 – Future of fish and fisheries (innovations in fisheries)

Boute, Pim (Wageningen University & Research). Quantifying behavioural and muscle activation thresholds of non-target fishes for pulsed electric fields as used in flatfish electrotrawling.

Cuende De Francisco, Elsa (Azti (brta)). Size selectivity and catch patterns of hake (Merluccius merluccius) and blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) combining different SMP and codend designs.

Eayrs, Stephen (Smart Fishing Consulting). The myth of voluntary uptake of proven fishing gear: investigations into the challenges inspiring change in fisheries.

Feekings, Jordan (DTU Aqua). One gear does not fit all: adding flexible and cost-efficient selectivity devices to existing trawls to help achieve fisheries management objectives.

Krag, Ludvig (Technical University of Denmark). Precision Fishing – using real-time camera observation to optimize economical and biological sustainability in demersal trawl fisheries.

Mehault, Sonia (IFREMER). Using fish behaviour to design a sustainable gear: fish pot case study on the French Atlantic coast.

Ramirez, Art (ORBCOMM). Integrated Satellite Tracking Technology for Sustainable Artisanal Fisheries.

Rijnsdorp, Adriaan (Wageningen Marine Research). Replacing mechanical stimulation by electrical stimulation reduces environmental impact of the flatfish beam trawl fishery.

Riyanto, Mochammad (Bogor Agricultural University). Net illumination approach: An effort to reduce the bycatch of green turtle and mobulids in the gillnet fishery.

Savina, Esther (DTU Aqua). The SMARTFISH system FishFinder: a trawl-independent real-time monitoring system to support decision-making in the commercial demersal trawl fishery.

Susanto, Adi (University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa). Design of Eco Smart Fishing Trap: Increasing Productivity and Sustainability for Blue Swimming Crab Fisheries.

Tiano, Justin (Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)). The consequences of electro-trawling on benthic ecosystem functioning.

Veiga-Malta, Tiago (DTU-Aqua, National Institute of Aquatic Resources). Developing and testing a size sorting grid for trawl fisheries targeting small shrimp.

Wisudo, Sugeng Hari (IPB University). Opportunities for the use of seawater batteries as a energy source for fishing lamps in the light fishing.

Ankita, Ankita (Aligarh Muslim University). Relationship between fish size and otolith size in two freshwater fish species, Heteropneustes fossilis and Channa punctata.

Artetxe Arrate, Iraide (Azti-tecnalia). Resolving the stock structure of Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares); an otolith microchemistry approach.

Barnett, Beverly (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Panama City Laboratory). Stable and radioisotopes in tissues and otoliths as natural biogeochemical tracers of food web effects from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Bourehail, Nadjette (Marine Bioressources Laboratory). Otolith shape analysis as stock discrimination tool for red mullet populations in the Western-Mediterranean Sea.

Chamberlin, Derek (University of Florida). Validating Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) Otolith-Derived Age Estimates via Eye Lens Radiocarbon.

Cordoleani, Flora (UCSC – NOAA). Years in their ears: what do fish earbones tell us about spring-run Chinook salmon success in an increasingly volatile climate?

Coussau, Lola (Université Du Quebec À Rimouski). Population connectivity of redfish (Sebastes sp.) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, revealed by otolith elemental fingerprint.

Curtis, Michael (Texas A&m University – Corpus Christi). Habitat Use, Variation, and Trophic Dynamics of Catadromous Fish (Anguilla rostrata) in Sub-Tropical Texas.

Fortin, William (Université Du Québec À Chicoutimi). Spatial and interspecies variability of fish otolith elemental fingerprint in a large fluvial ecosystem.

Helser, Thomas (NOAA Fisheries – Seattle). A paleoclimate record of coastal Gulf of Alaska as revealed through in situ δ18O and δ13C from SIMS and trace elements from LA-ICPMS of ancient Pacific cod otoliths.

Khan, Mohammad Afzal (Aligarh Muslim University, India). Age and growth of stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794).

Lastra Luque, Patricia (AZTI). Discerning false from the true annuli: Exploring fin spine microchemistry as an age-determination tool.

Lastra Luque, Patricia (AZTI). Going beyond the otolith bubble: Insights into early movements of juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna derived from trace elements and stable isotopes in the dorsal fin spine.

Martinho, Filipe (Centre for Functional Ecology, University Of Coimbra). Squeezing water from a stone: Relating water and otolith chemistry to disclose estuarine nursery habitat use of a juvenile flatfish.

Miyan, Kaish (Aligarh Muslim University, India). Heavy metal pollution in the Gangetic river system evident from elemental fingerprints in Wallago attu otoliths.

Nazir, Aafaq (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India). Using multiple approaches to discriminate stocks of the long-whiskered catfish, Sperata aor (Hamilton 1822).

Nien, Yu-Ling (National Taiwan Ocean University). Early life history of cryptic mullet species (Mugil cephalus) by otolith chemistry analysis. Poster presentation.

Oster, Jacob (Texas A&m University-corpus Christi). Pressed for Space and Time: Elucidating the Long-Term Effect of Sub-Lethal Stressors on Fish Niche Space using Chronological Tissues. Poster presentation.

Oxman, Dion (Alaska Department of Fish and Game). Reconstructing Reproductive Life Histories Using Hormones Recovered from Incrementally Grown Structures in Fish.

Passerotti, Michelle (University Of South Carolina). Exploring the physicochemical context of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) applications for fisheries research.

Pérez-Mayol, Sílvia (IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB)). European hake population structure in the Mediterranean Sea: Can it be elucidated by otolith fingerprinting? Poster presentation.

Sanchez, Phillip (Texas A&m University Galveston). Rethinking assessment methods of deepwater fishes: A case study using a novel bomb radiocarbon age validation approach in a deepwater grouper complex.

Varea, Rufino (The University of The South Pacific). Multibiomarker application in marine sentinel fish and gaps in environmental risk assessments in Pacific Island Countries and Territories.

Visconti, Valerio (CEFAS). Lead in the head: elevated Pb concentrations in otoliths of flatfish with liver cancer.

Vrdoljak, Dario (Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries). Connectivity between nursery and adult habitats of Sparus aurata through otolith elemental fingerprints in the eastern Adriatic Sea. Poster presentation.

Walther, Benjamin (Texas A&m University – Corpus Christi). Comparing trans-basin responses of different fish species in hypoxic “dead zones”: direct evidence from otolith chemistry and growth.

Walther, Benjamin (Texas A&m University – Corpus Christi). Tracking hypoxia exposure and consequences with combined otolith chemistry and tissue isotope analyses.

Barkai, Amos (OLSPS). Citizen science technology for the collection of observational ocean data.

Barkai, Amos (OLSPS). Olrac Mobile Dynamic Data Logger: A mobile electronic logbook solution.

Barnett, Beverly (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Panama City Laboratory). Investigating the Utility of Fourier Transform Near Infrared (FT-NIR) Spectroscopy as a Rapid and Transformative Method for Estimating Fish Age.

Boulais, Océane (NOAA). Applications of Machine Learning (ML) for At-Sea Marine Electronic Monitoring (EM) Systems for Reef Fish Assessment.

Butterfield, Tom (NSW DPI (fisheries)). Use of emerging technologies to improve monitoring in the NSW trout fishery: techniques and lessons learnt. Poster presentation.

Cai, Jiarui (University of Washington). Fish Species Identification and Novelty Detection with Imbalanced Datasets.

Cusack, Christopher (Environmental Defense Fund). Bring on the data wave: Catalyzing electronic fisheries monitoring by breaking down barriers to uptake.

Cusack, Christopher (Environmental Defense Fund). SmartPass: estimating fishing effort and catch for small-scale and recreational fisheries worldwide. Poster presentation.

Dick, Simon (Real Time Data). Case Studies in Electronic Reporting with a Focus on Data Standards as a Market Enabler. Poster presentation.

Gallagher, Riley (North Carolina State University). Investigating Atlantic Cobia Stock Structure and Site Fidelity Using Acoustic Telemetry.

Helser, Thomas (NOAA Fisheries – Seattle). Rapid estimation of fish age at the molecular level: Fourier transform near infrared spectroscopy of otoliths.

Izzo, Lisa (Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; University of Vermont). Using Acoustic Technology to Increase Understanding of Endangered Lake Sturgeon.

Le Gall, Franck (EGM). Serving trained models in a data environment for aquaculture.

Martinho, Filipe (Centre for Functional Ecology, University of Coimbra). Using autonomous surface vehicles for unravelling habitat use patterns in a marine flatfish. Poster presentation.

Nguyen, Vivian (Carleton University). A tale of two fisheries: the mobilization of fish telemetry knowledge.

Rakotonaivo, Miarisoa Lalaina (WWF Madagascar Country Office). Improve marine resources management through innovative technologies and advanced data system.

Reghu, Raghu Prakash (Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT)). Evaluation of Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs) for reducing bycatch in trawl systems in Bay of Bengal.

Sharma, Dr. Arpita (ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE)). Biofloc Technology – Progressive Farmers’ Preferred Aquaculture System for IoT Development.

Tanner, Susanne (Mare – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre). Integrated approach to evaluate movement and population dynamics of meagre (Argyrosomus regius).

Uzmanoğlu, Mustafa Selçuk (Marmara University VSTS Fisheries Department). Recognition of fish species using deep learning: a research on 4 different fish species.

Van Broekhoven, Wouter (Visned). Catching Data: an integrated platform for science-industry collaboration on vessel-based data collection, analysis, and application.

Zimmermann, Meryl (University of Perpignan Via Domitia). The RESMED project: from scientific research to local application for sustainable management and fisheries. Poster presentation.

Bulatov, Oleg (Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO)). Long-range fishery forecasts in Russia: present state and prospects.

Cooney, Patrick (Smith-Root Electrofishing). Reinventing electrofishing through innovation.

Currey, Rohan (Marine Stewardship Council). The evolving role of standards and certification in sustainable fisheries.

Kanongdate, Kamalaporn (Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand). Responsible Consumption and Production embedded in the Thai Marine Shrimp Farming Certification Programs.

Le Gall, Franck (EGM). Cross-domain data capture for decision support in sustainable fisheries management.

Leitao, Pedro (Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA)). Fishing activities in the Gorringe bank, a Portuguese Marine Protected Area.

Nayak, Prateep Kumar (University of Waterloo). “Is Blue Justice a necessary corollary of Blue Economy” in the context of Small-Scale Fisheries?

Rasal, Jennifer (Marine Stewardship Council). Fisheries’ journeys to achieve MSC certification: piecing together influencing factors that affect positive certification outcomes.

Rose, Kenneth (Horn Point Lab – UMCES). Trust in Fisheries Science: Hard to Earn, Easy to Lose, Impossible to Regain.

Berg, Florian (Institute of Marine Research). How can genetics be used for population discrimination of herring? A comparison of methods to discriminate spring and autumn spawners.

Bernatchez, Louis (Université Laval). Population genomics of the capelin (Mallotus villosus) in the Northwest Atlantic: relevance to fisheries.

Brodie, Christopher (Liverpool John Moores University). A Net with No Holes; A novel approach to marine monitoring and ecosystem assessment by combining eDNA with hydroacoustics.

Cordova-Alarcon, Valentina (Universidad de Chile). Genetic structure of the red cusk-eel (Genypterus chilensis), a tool for fisheries management in the Chilean coast. Poster presentation.

Cordova-Alarcon, Valentina (Universidad de Chile). Global phylogeographic study of pink ling (Genypterus blacodes) from an integrative perspective. Poster presentation.

Cusa, Marine (Liverpool John Moores University). Authentication of Atlantic cod product point-of-origin in the European market.

Dankel, Dorothy Jane (University of Bergen). “Doing CRISPR”: Genetically modified Norwegian farmed salmon: in the lab AND on the plate?

Dao, Thang (IGB Berlin and Osaka University). Heterogeneity in behavior and tipping points in a coupled human-natural model.

Duke, Christopher (Washington State University). Quantitative genetic analysis of salmonid fish reveals relative contribution of loci to phenotypic traits central to migration and growth in response to elevated rearing temperature.

Elliott, Vittoria (World Fish Center). Biomonitoring the Mekong for better EBFM. Poster presentation.

Elliott, Vittoria (World Fish Center). Environmental DNA and SNPs: essential tools for Sustainable Fisheries in the Mekong.

Ferchaud, Anne-Laure (Laval University). A compendium of novel technologies from sequencing to statistical analyses clarifies fine-scale population structure and evolutionary genomics of a marine exploited fish species.

Fuentes Pardo, Angela (Uppsala University). Population genomics and genetic tools for the effective management of two marine fish species with a wide geographic distribution in the Atlantic Ocean.

Henriques, Romina (DTU Aqua). Worldwide retrospective genomic analyses of shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrhincus) reveals complex patterns of population sub-structuring.

Junge, Claudia (Institute of Marine Research, Norway). A stakeholder perspective on the application of genomic tools for supporting sustainable management strategies.

Maggini, Sara (Bangor University). Integrating genetic structure with stock definitions of commercial marine fish species.

mangrove productivity in relation to important U.S fisheries.

Mariani, Stefano (LJMU). Between estuarine biorepositories and trawling sentinels: DNA metabarcoding steps up as a universal bio-meter.

Mohindra, Vindhya (ICAR-NBFGR, Lucknow, India). Understanding adaptation to high temperature in golden mahseer, Tor putitora, through brain transcriptome analysis.

Muñoz Abril, Laia (University of South Alabama). Lack of genetic differentiation among yellowfin tuna samples from Eastern Pacific Ocean as revealed by high throughput ddRAD sequencing: conservation implications between Ecuador and Mexico.

Nandanpawar, Priyanka (ICAR – Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture Kausalyaganga Bhubaneswar Odisha India). Transcriptome analysis identified genes associated with body growth trait in improved farmed carp, Labeo rohita (Hamilton 1822).

Pereda-Agirre, Iker (AZTI). Setting the scene for the application of CKMR for Atlantic fisheries.

Pillay, G Kirthana (Bangor University). Using Metabarcoding and stable isotope analysis to investigate

Planas, Josep (International Pacific Halibut Commission). Development of genomic resources for the Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) to assist in population biology studies informing fisheries management.

Jasonowicz, Andy (International Pacific Halibut Commission). Population genomics of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) and the development of single nucleotide polymorphism panels to inform management and conservation.

Saha, Atal. Hierarchical genetic structure revealed by ddRAD sequencing of Sebastes mentella.

Sahoo, Lakshman (ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture). Development of comprehensive transcriptome resources in monsoon carp, Labeo rohita.

Thomas, Austen (Smith-root). Evolution of the Smith-Root eDNA Sampler and optimization for mobile sampling.

Xuereb, Amanda (Université Laval). Genomic Tools for Enhancing Eastern Oyster Production in Canada.

Araneda, Cristian (Universidad De Chile). Development of barcoding technology for the identification of commercial clams species from Chile.

Barkai, Amos (OLSPS). SharkTrace: A supply chain traceability method and mobile application for tracing shark products in the seafood supply chain.

Barker, Jenny (FishWise). Explore the New Traceability Principles for Seafood that Address People and Planet.

Bezabih, Kidanie Misganaw (University of Gondar, Ethiopia). Fish Market Chain in Rift Valley Lakes and Lake Tana, Ethiopia. Poster presentation.

Cusa, Marine (Liverpool John Moores University). Taking the lab into the field: Successful application of novel methods for the rapid authentication of fish species, and its implementation in the context of fisheries regulation enforcement. Poster presentation.

Del Rio, Ane (AZTI). Next generation sequencing and trace element fingerprinting approaches for tracing provenance of mussels.

Fonseca, Vanessa (MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre). Traceability of fish species from estuarine systems via tissue elemental profiling.

Fonseca, Vanessa (MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre). Integrating natural tags to track seafood provenance.

Graham, Conor (Galway-mayo Institute of Technology). Trace elemental fingerprinting of shells and soft tissues can identify the location and timing of shellfish harvesting.

Hidalgo, Marcelo (Fishing Industry Association of Papua New Guinea). The Integrated Fisheries Information Management System – A comprehensive and revolutionary traceability system.

Howarth, Joanne (Planet Protector Packaging). Sustainable packaging innovations:  A case study on lobster transport and export.

Larrain, Maria Angelica (Universidad de Chile). From Ocean to Fork: Challenges in DNA routine analysis for authenticity in Mytilus genus.

Rahman, Md. Mizanur (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology). Differentiation of fresh and frozen-thawed fish fillets using fluorescence excitation-emission matrix.

Tanner, Michael (Charles Darwin Research Station). Evaluating key characteristics and willingness to pay for certified marine products: An application to the Galapagos Yellowfin tuna small-scale fishery and broader implications for market-based fisheries policy.