Address: Eduardo Cabello, 6. 36208 Vigo, Spain
Phone: +34 986 21 44 66
Dr. Graham Pierce has worked in marine biology and fisheries research for amost 30 years. He as been a member of the academic staff of the University of Aberdeen since 1996 and was Marie Curie Chair at the Instituto Español de Oceanografía in Vigo (Spain) during 2007-2010. Dr. Pierce has coordinated several European projects (e.g. CEPHSTOCK on cephalopod biology and fisheries, BIOCET on contaminant bioaccumulation in marine mammals) and is author of approximately 240 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He is a member of the ICES Science Committee (2012-2016) and chair of the ICES Steering Group on Ecosystem Processes and Dynamics. He is also co-chair of the ICES Working group on Marine Mammal Ecology (2015-2017). He is a former president of the Cephalopod International Advisory Council and member and former chair of ICES WGCEPH. His research interests are mainly in the life history and ecology of exploited species and top predators.