Nancy Shackell

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Current research and/or projects

Fisheries ecology (applying ecological theory to understand patterns in exploited marine systems) including themes of biodiversity conservation, marine protected area system design, core areas of focal species, trophic balance, ecosystem resilience to climate change, and how such information can be incorporated into an oceans management framework.

Education and awards


  • PhD Biology (1991), Dalhousie
  • BSc Biology (1985), McGill