Dr. Manuel O. Nevárez-Martínez

Nevárez-MartínezDr. Manuel O. Nevárez-Martínez did his undergraduate degree on fisheries biology at the Sinaloa State University (1985), his MSc on Ecology at CICESE (1990) and his PhD on Marine Sciences at CICIMAR-IPN (2000). His areas of expertise are the population dynamics and the assessment and management of exploited marine resources; he has developed research on anchovies, sardines, mackerel, giant squid, hake, jellyfish among other species, and has coordinated the research programs on pelagic fish species and giant squid for INAPESCA (National Fisheries Institute) in the Mexican Pacific. He has also been the chair of research groups and has received research grants from the National Science Council (CONACYT) to develop projects for management and assessment of fisheries in conjunction with the fishers. Dr. Nevárez-Martínez is an avid teacher and mentor too, he has been the main tutor of undergraduate and graduate students, and has been teacher of the Nayarit State University, the Northwest Center for Biological Research (CIBNOR), among others. He has over 40 published papers in international journals, as well as chapters in books (over 15) and has delivered more than 100 talks in scientific and academic events. Recently the Marine Stewardship Council certified the sardine fishery of the Gulf of California thanks to the strong scientific background developed under the supervision of Dr. Nevárez-Martínez, together with the fishers of this important fishery in México. He is now ascribed at the National Fisheries Institute where he is the General Director of Fisheries Research in the Mexican Pacific.

Posted March 9, 2014 by fisheriestn