Provision of scientific advice to fisheries managers on the commercial dive fisheries, specifically on the Red Sea Urchin.
Current research and/or projects
I currently provide scientific advice to fisheries managers on the commercial dive fisheries for the Pacific coast, with focus on the Red Sea Urchin fishery. I also act as the Area Dive Safety Coordinator (Dive Officer) for the Pacific Biological Station (PBS) in Nanaimo, BC.
Education and awards
- Bachelors of Science Hon. Marine Biology (2003), University of British Columbia
- Maria T. Maldonado, Andrew E. Allen, Joanne S. Chong, Kevin Lin, Dan Leus, Nataliya Karpenko and Shannon L. Harris. 2006.Copper-Dependent Iron Transport in Coastal and Oceanic Diatoms. Limnology and Oceanography, Vol.51, No.4, pg 1729-1743