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An Assessment of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Appendixes

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An Assessment of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna APPENDIX A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members John J. Magnuson, Chairman, serves as professor of zoology and director of the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in zoology. His research interests are in fish and fisheries ecology, the behavioral and distributional ecology of fishes and macroinvertebrates in lakes and oceans, community ecology of lakes as islands, ecology of the Great Lakes, and long-term ecological research on lake ecosystems, including climate change effects. Barbara A. Block is assistant professor at the Hopkins Marine Laboratory at Stanford University. She earned her Ph.D. in comparative physiology from Duke University. Her major area of study is tuna and billfish physiology, genetics, and evolution. Richard B. Deriso is the chief scientist of the Tuna-Billfish Program of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. He also serves as associate adjunct professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and affiliate associate professor of fisheries at the University of Washington. He earned his Ph.D. in biomathematics from the University of Washington. His major research interests are in fisheries population dynamics, quantitative ecology, stock assessment, applied mathematics, and statistics. John R. Gold is professor of genetics and director of the Center for Biosystematics and Biodiversity at Texas A&M University. He earned a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of California, Davis. His research interests are concentrated

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An Assessment of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the areas of genetics, evolution, and phylogeny of native North American fishes. William Stewart Grant is associate professor in the Department of Genetics at Wits University in the Republic of South Africa. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle, in fishery genetics. His present research includes studies in systematics and biogeography of marine fishes. Terrance J. Quinn II is an associate professor at the Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in biomathematics. His research is in the areas of fish population dynamics and biometrics. Saul B. Saila is professor emeritus at the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University in fishery biology. His research interests are in the area of fishery biology and population dynamics. Dr. Saila has made outstanding contributions in modeling and fish population dynamics. Lynda Shapiro is professor of biology and director of the Institute of Marine Biology at the University of Oregon. She earned her Ph.D. from Duke University. Her area of expertise is marine phytoplankton ecology. Dr. Shapiro currently serves on the NRC's Ocean Studies Board. E. Don Stevens is professor of zoology at the University of Guelph in Canada. He earned his Ph.D. in zoology from the University of British Columbia. His expertise is in the area of the physiology, primarily of fish; mechanisms of respiration, especially as affected by muscular exercise; and comparative physiology of muscle contraction.