Dan Leus

Marine Invertebrate Biologist/Area Diving Safety Coordinator

Provision of scientific advice to fisheries managers on the commercial dive fisheries, specifically on the Red Sea Urchin.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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

Degrees:

  • Bachelors of Science Hon. Marine Biology (2003), University of British Columbia

Key publications

  1. 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