My current research addresses three aspects of fisheries ecology:
The history and analysis of the impacts of fishing on aquatic
ecosystems, and how future policy may use this information to foster sustainability and
the reconciliation of biodiversity with human benefits.
The development of quantitative, multi-criteria evaluation frameworks
and rapid appraisal
techniques for assessing the status of fisheries, management
instruments and management goals in a scientific, evidence-based and
3. A predictive understanding of how fish shoaling behavior impacts fisheries.
My research has taken me throughout Africa, Europe, Asia, Australasia, and Latin America.
My Google Scholar profile shows over 19,100 citations, an H-factor of 66 and an i-10 of 225. This is based on a portfolio of over 500 published contributions.My CV is here