Research Profile

Sarah B.M. Kraak

Biography

Being Dutch, I graduated and did my PhD at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.  I graduated as a Marine Biologist and Ethologist, and my PhD (1994) was in the field of Behavioural Ecology, on female mate choice of a Mediterranean blenny.  I went to Switzerland (Bern, 1995-1998) for postdoctoral studies on mate choice in sticklebacks, and turned to Evolutionary Ecology for postdoctoral studies in the UK (Leicester, 1998-2001) on speciation of sticklebacks and the evolution of sex determination.  I briefly lectured on Animal Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology (UK, Nottingham, 2001-2002).

In 2002 I stepped into the applied world of fisheries research when I joined the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (RIVO), now called Wageningen IMARES (Netherlands).  I was involved in advisory science on fisheries management, nationally and internationally in ICES and STECF.  I did stock assessments and management-strategy evaluations, concentrating on demersal mixed fisheries in the North Sea.  On the more pure-scientific side I did research on fisheries-induced evolution of life-history traits in fish.

In 2008 I joined ZEPS/BEES as a senior postdoctoral fellow with Dr Emer Rogan.  Although I am employed by UCC, I am permanently stationed at the Marine Institute, Co. Galway, where I do research within the SeaChange project on management strategies for the rebuilding of fish stocks in the Irish waters.  Doing fundamental research on an applied topic suits me well.  I am still a very active member of ICES and STECF, which keeps me close to the ground rather than climbing high up into the ivory tower.  I serve as an editor for the ICES Journal of Marine Science.  I have taken up some teaching at ZEPS/BEES as well. I am now mainly interested in developing innovative strategies of fisheries management, taking account of the human factor, especially by trying to find out how to align the interest of the individual (e.g. the fisher) with the interest of the group (e.g. all fishers, the society, etc.).

Since March 2013, I am Honorary Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Research Interests

Being Dutch, I graduated and did my PhD at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.  I graduated as a Marine Biologist and Ethologist, and my PhD (1994) was in the field of Behavioural Ecology, on female mate choice of a Mediterranean blenny.  I went to Switzerland (Bern, 1995-1998) for postdoctoral studies on mate choice in sticklebacks, and turned to Evolutionary Ecology for postdoctoral studies in the UK (Leicester, 1998-2001) on speciation of sticklebacks and the evolution of sex determination.  I briefly lectured on Animal Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology (UK, Nottingham, 2001-2002).

In 2002 I stepped into the applied world of fisheries research when I joined the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (RIVO), now called Wageningen IMARES (Netherlands).  I was involved in advisory science on fisheries management, nationally and internationally in ICES and STECF.  I did stock assessments and management-strategy evaluations, concentrating on demersal mixed fisheries in the North Sea.  On the more pure-scientific side I did research on fisheries-induced evolution of life-history traits in fish.  I experienced the role of a scientist in giving fisheries advice as quite frustrating, as it did not satisfy my standards of scientific quality.

In 2008 I grabbed the opportunity to leave the advisory world and return once more to academia, when I joined ZEPS/BEES as a senior postdoctoral fellow with Dr Emer Rogan.  Although I am employed by UCC, I am permanently stationed at the Marine Institute, Co. Galway, where I do research within the SeaChange project on management strategies for the rebuilding of fish stocks in the Irish waters.  Doing fundamental research on an applied topic suits me well.  I am still a very active member of ICES and STECF, which keeps me close to the ground rather than climbing high up into the ivory tower.  I serve as an editor for the ICES Journal of Marine Science.  I have taken up some teaching at ZEPS/BEES as well. I am now mainly interested in developing innovative strategies of fisheries management, taking account of the human factor, especially by trying to find out how to align the interest of the individual (e.g. the fisher) with the interest of the group (e.g. all fishers, the society, etc.). 

Since March 2013, I am Honorary Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2002)'Sex determining mechanisms in vertebrates'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Pen, I. (2002) 'Sex determining mechanisms in vertebrates' In: Sex Ratios: Concepts and Research Methods. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2000)'Joint evolution of environmental and genetic sex determination'
Kraak, S. B. M., Pen, I. & Weissing, F. J. (2000) 'Joint evolution of environmental and genetic sex determination' In: Sex Allocation in a Life History Context. PhD thesis of I. Pen. Groningen: University of Groningen. [Details]
(1991)'The answer: Aquatic Ape Theory and Savannah Theory combined'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1991) 'The answer: Aquatic Ape Theory and Savannah Theory combined' In: The Aquatic Ape: Fact or Fiction?. London: Souvenir Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2014)'The influence of maternal effects in larval survival on fishery harvest reference points for two life-history patterns'
Spencer, PD,Kraak, SBM,Trippel, EA (2014) 'The influence of maternal effects in larval survival on fishery harvest reference points for two life-history patterns'. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71 :151-161 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Exploring the RTI (real-time incentive) tariff-based approach to single-species fisheries management'
Kraak, SBM,Reid, DG,Codling, EA (2014) 'Exploring the RTI (real-time incentive) tariff-based approach to single-species fisheries management'. Fisheries Research, 155 :90-102 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Exploring the RTI (Real-Time Incentive) tariff-based approach to single-species fisheries management'
Kraak, S. B. M., Reid, D. G., and Codling, E. A. (2014) 'Exploring the RTI (Real-Time Incentive) tariff-based approach to single-species fisheries management'. Fisheries Research, 155 :90-102 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Identifying functional stakeholder clusters to maximise communication for the ecosystem approach to fisheries management'
Duggan, DE,Farnsworth, KD,Kraak, SBM (2013) 'Identifying functional stakeholder clusters to maximise communication for the ecosystem approach to fisheries management'. Marine Policy, 42 :56-67 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Identifying functional stakeholder clusters to maximise communication for the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management'
Duggan, D. E., Farnsworth, K. D., and Kraak, S. B. M. (2013) 'Identifying functional stakeholder clusters to maximise communication for the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management'. Marine Policy, [Details]
(2013)'Lessons for fisheries management from the EU cod recovery plan'
Kraak, SBM,Bailey, N,Cardinale, M,Darby, C,De Oliveira, JAA,Eero, M,Graham, N,Holmes, S,Jakobsen, T,Kempf, A,Kirkegaard, E,Powell, J,Scott, RD,Simmonds, EJ,Ulrich, C,Vanhee, W,Vinther, M (2013) 'Lessons for fisheries management from the EU cod recovery plan'. Marine Policy, 37 :200-213 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Spatial patterns in the retained catch composition of Irish demersal otter trawlers: High-resolution fisheries data as a management tool'
Gerritsen, HD,Lordan, C,Minto, C,Kraak, SBM (2012) 'Spatial patterns in the retained catch composition of Irish demersal otter trawlers: High-resolution fisheries data as a management tool'. Fisheries Research, 129 :127-136 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'21st century fisheries management: a spatio-temporally explicit tariff-based approach combining multiple drivers and incentivising responsible fishing'
Kraak, SBM,Reid, DG,Gerritsen, HD,Kelly, CJ,Fitzpatrick, M,Codling, EA,Rogan, E (2012) '21st century fisheries management: a spatio-temporally explicit tariff-based approach combining multiple drivers and incentivising responsible fishing'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 69 :590-601 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Exploring the 'public goods game' model to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons in fisheries management'
Kraak, SBM; (2011) 'Exploring the 'public goods game' model to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons in fisheries management'. Fish And Fisheries, 12 :18-33 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Modelling sympatric speciation by means of biologically plausible mechanistic processes as exemplified by threespine stickleback species pairs'
Kraak, SBM,Hart, PJB (2011) 'Modelling sympatric speciation by means of biologically plausible mechanistic processes as exemplified by threespine stickleback species pairs'. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 11 :287-306 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'On scientists' discomfort in fisheries advisory science: the example of simulation-based fisheries management-strategy evaluations'
Kraak, SBM,Kelly, CJ,Codling, EA,Rogan, E (2010) 'On scientists' discomfort in fisheries advisory science: the example of simulation-based fisheries management-strategy evaluations'. Fish And Fisheries, 11 :119-132 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Bayesian survey-based assessment of North Sea plaice (Pleuronectes platessa): extracting integrated signals from multiple surveys'
Bogaards, Johannes A. and Kraak, Sarah B. M. and Rijnsdorp, Adriaan D. (2009) 'Bayesian survey-based assessment of North Sea plaice (Pleuronectes platessa): extracting integrated signals from multiple surveys'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 66 (4):665-679 [Details]
(2009)'Biased stock assessment when using multiple, hardly overlapping, tuning series if fishing trends vary spatially'
Kraak, Sarah B. M. and Daan, Niels and Pastoors, Martin A. (2009) 'Biased stock assessment when using multiple, hardly overlapping, tuning series if fishing trends vary spatially'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 66 (10):2272-2277 [Details]
(2008)'The effect of management choices on the sustainability and economic performance of a mixed fishery: a simulation study'
Kraak, S. B. M., Buisman, F. C., Dickey-Collas, M., Poos, J. J., Pastoors, M. A., Smit, J. G. P., Oostenbrugge, J. A. E. van, and Daan, N. (2008) 'The effect of management choices on the sustainability and economic performance of a mixed fishery: a simulation study'. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences, 65 :697-712 [Details]
(2008)'Linking catchability and fisher behaviour under effort management'
van Oostenbrugge, Hans J. A. E. and Powell, Jeff P. and Smit, Jos P. G. and Poos, Jan-Jaap and Kraak, Sarah B. M. and Buisman, Erik F. C. (2008) 'Linking catchability and fisher behaviour under effort management'. Aquatic Living Resources, 21 (3):265-273 [Details]
(2007)'Validating management simulation models and implications for communicating results to stakeholders'
Pastoors, Martin A. and Poos, Jan Jaap and Kraak, Sarah B. M. and Machiels, Marcel A. M. (2007) 'Validating management simulation models and implications for communicating results to stakeholders'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 64 (4):818-824 [Details]
(2007)'Does the probabilistic maturation reaction norm approach disentangle phenotypic plasticity from genetic change?'
Kraak, S. B. M. (2007) 'Does the probabilistic maturation reaction norm approach disentangle phenotypic plasticity from genetic change?'. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 335 :295-300 [Details]
(2007)'Three-dimensional maturation reaction norms for North Sea plaice'
Grift, R. E. and Heino, M. and Rijnsdorp, A. D. and Kraak, S. B. M. and Dieckmann, U. (2007) 'Three-dimensional maturation reaction norms for North Sea plaice'. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 334 :213-224 [Details]
(2007)'Fisheries-induced evolutionary changes in maturation reaction norms in North Sea sole Solea solea'
Mollet, Fabian M. and Kraak, Sarah B. M. and Rijnsdorp, Adriaan D. (2007) 'Fisheries-induced evolutionary changes in maturation reaction norms in North Sea sole Solea solea'. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 351 :189-199 [Details]
(2006)'Broods of attractive three-spined stickleback males require greater paternal care'
Bakker, T. C. M. and Mazzi, D. and Kraak, S. B. M. (2006) 'Broods of attractive three-spined stickleback males require greater paternal care'. Journal of Fish Biology, 69 (4):1164-1177 [Details]
(2005)'Fisheries-induced adaptive change in reproductive investment in North Sea plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)?'
Rijnsdorp, A. D. and Grift, R. E. and Kraak, S. B. M. (2005) 'Fisheries-induced adaptive change in reproductive investment in North Sea plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)?'. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 62 (4):833-843 [Details]
(2001)'Increased number of hybrids between benthic and limnetic three-spined sticklebacks in Enos Lake, Canada; the collapse of a species pair?'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Mundwiler, B. and Hart, P. J. B. (2001) 'Increased number of hybrids between benthic and limnetic three-spined sticklebacks in Enos Lake, Canada; the collapse of a species pair?'. Journal of Fish Biology, 58 (5):1458-1464 [Details]
(2000)'Stickleback males, especially large and red ones, are more likely to nest concealed in macrophytes'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Bakker, T. C. M. and Hocevar, S. (2000) 'Stickleback males, especially large and red ones, are more likely to nest concealed in macrophytes'. Behaviour, 137 :907-919 [Details]
(1999)'Sexual selection in sticklebacks in the field: correlates of reproductive, mating, and paternal success'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Bakker, T. C. M. and Mundwiler, B. (1999) 'Sexual selection in sticklebacks in the field: correlates of reproductive, mating, and paternal success'. Behavioral Ecology, 10 (6):696-706 [Details]
(1999)'Correlates of the duration of the egg collecting phase in the three-spined stickleback'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Bakker, T. C. M. and Mundwiler, B. (1999) 'Correlates of the duration of the egg collecting phase in the three-spined stickleback'. Journal of Fish Biology, 54 (5):1038-1049 [Details]
(1998)'Mutual mate choice in sticklebacks: attractive males choose big females, which lay big eggs'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Bakker, T. C. M. (1998) 'Mutual mate choice in sticklebacks: attractive males choose big females, which lay big eggs'. Animal Behaviour, 56 :859-866 [Details]
(1997)'How to quantify embryo survival in nest-building fishes, exemplified with three-spined sticklebacks'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Bakker, T. C. M. and Mundwiler, B. (1997) 'How to quantify embryo survival in nest-building fishes, exemplified with three-spined sticklebacks'. Journal of Fish Biology, 51 (6):1262-1264 [Details]
(1997)'Fluctuating around directional asymmetry?'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1997) 'Fluctuating around directional asymmetry?'. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 12 (6):230-230 [Details]
(1996)'A quantitative description of the reproductive biology of the Mediterranean blenny Aidablennius sphynx (Teleostei, Blenniidae) in its natural habitat'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1996) 'A quantitative description of the reproductive biology of the Mediterranean blenny Aidablennius sphynx (Teleostei, Blenniidae) in its natural habitat'. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 46 (4):329-342 [Details]
(1996)''Copying mate choice': Which phenomena deserve this term?'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1996) ''Copying mate choice': Which phenomena deserve this term?'. Behavioural Processes, 36 (1):99-102 [Details]
(1996)'Female preference and filial cannibalism in Aidablennius sphynx (Teleostei, Blenniidae); A combined field and laboratory study'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1996) 'Female preference and filial cannibalism in Aidablennius sphynx (Teleostei, Blenniidae); A combined field and laboratory study'. Behavioural Processes, 36 (1):85-97 [Details]
(1996)'Female preference for nests with many eggs: A cost-benefit analysis of female choice in fish with paternal care'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Weissing, F. J. (1996) 'Female preference for nests with many eggs: A cost-benefit analysis of female choice in fish with paternal care'. Behavioral Ecology, 7 (3):353-361 [Details]
(1994)'FEMALE PREFERENCE FOR NESTS WITH EGGS IS BASED ON THE PRESENCE OF THE EGGS THEMSELVES'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Groothuis, T. G. G. (1994) 'FEMALE PREFERENCE FOR NESTS WITH EGGS IS BASED ON THE PRESENCE OF THE EGGS THEMSELVES'. Behaviour, 131 :189-206 [Details]
(1993)'A NEW HYPOTHESIS ON THE EVOLUTION OF SEX DETERMINATION IN VERTEBRATES - BIG FEMALES ZW, BIG MALES XY'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Delooze, E. M. A. (1993) 'A NEW HYPOTHESIS ON THE EVOLUTION OF SEX DETERMINATION IN VERTEBRATES - BIG FEMALES ZW, BIG MALES XY'. Netherlands Journal of Zoology, 43 (3-4):260-273 [Details]
(1992)'DO FEMALE FISH ASSESS PATERNAL QUALITY BY MEANS OF TEST EGGS'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Vandenberghe, E. P. (1992) 'DO FEMALE FISH ASSESS PATERNAL QUALITY BY MEANS OF TEST EGGS'. Animal Behaviour, 43 (5):865-867 [Details]
(1991)'MATE CHOICE IN AIDABLENNIUS-SPHYNX (TELEOSTEI, BLENNIIDAE) - FEMALES PREFER NESTS CONTAINING MORE EGGS'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Videler, J. J. (1991) 'MATE CHOICE IN AIDABLENNIUS-SPHYNX (TELEOSTEI, BLENNIIDAE) - FEMALES PREFER NESTS CONTAINING MORE EGGS'. Behaviour, 119 :243-266 [Details]
(1987)'Temperature responses of tropical to warm temperate Cladophora species in relation to their distribution in the North Atlantic Ocean'
Cambridge, M. L., Breeman, A. M., Kraak, S. & van den Hoek, C (1987) 'Temperature responses of tropical to warm temperate Cladophora species in relation to their distribution in the North Atlantic Ocean'. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen, 41 :329-354 [Details]

Other Journals

 YearPublication
(2011)'Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries. Evaluation of multi-annual plans for cod in Irish Sea, Kattegat, North Sea, and West of Scotland (STECF-11-07)'
Simmonds, EJ and Kraak, Sarah and others (2011) 'Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries. Evaluation of multi-annual plans for cod in Irish Sea, Kattegat, North Sea, and West of Scotland (STECF-11-07)' JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, . [Details]
(2011)'Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries. Evaluation of fishing effort regimes-Deep sea and Western waters (STECF-11-12)'
Barrat, K and Bell, E and Carlshamre, S and Davie, S and Demaneche, S and Dolder, P and Holmes, S and Jardim, E and Kempf, A and Kovsars, M and others (2011) 'Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries. Evaluation of fishing effort regimes-Deep sea and Western waters (STECF-11-12)' JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, . [Details]
(1998)'Embryo survival after experimental deprivation of paternal care in a field population of three-spined sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus'
Bakker, Th. C. M., Mazzi, D. & Kraak, S. B. M. (1998) 'Embryo survival after experimental deprivation of paternal care in a field population of three-spined sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus' Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie - Tagungsbericht 1997 (Frankfurt), Krefeld, . [Details]
(1997)'How important is paternal care for the development of stickleback embryos?'
Bakker, Th. C. M., Mazzi, D. & Kraak, S. B. M. (1997) 'How important is paternal care for the development of stickleback embryos?' Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, . [Details]
(1997)'Attractive stickleback males prefer to mate with bigger females'
Kraak, S. B. M. (1997) 'Attractive stickleback males prefer to mate with bigger females' Advances in Ethology (Supplement to Ethology), . [Details]
(1996)'Field data on the duration of the egg collecting phase of the nesting cycle of the three-spined stickleback'
Kraak, S. B. M. and Mundwiler, B. (1996) 'Field data on the duration of the egg collecting phase of the nesting cycle of the three-spined stickleback' Revue Suisse de Zoologie, . [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2013)ICES ASC
Kraak, S. B. M., Reid, D. G., Barkai, A., Meredith, G., and Felaar, F. (2013) Olrac-RTI: A new and operational approach to holistic management of fisheries for multiple commercial species and ecosystem objectives ICES ASC [Details]
(2013)ICES ASC
Kraak, S. B. M., Reid, D. G., and Codling, E. A. (2013) Explorations of tactical fisher behaviour under the RTI (Real‐Time Incentive) tariff‐based fisheries management system using simple simulations ICES ASC [Details]
(2011)ICES ASC
Kraak, S. B. M., Reid, D. G., Gerritsen, H. D., Fitzpatrick, M., Kelly, C. J., Codling, E. A., and Rogan, E. (2011) 21st century fisheries management: A spatio-temporally explicit tariff-based approach combining multiple drivers and incentivising responsible fishing ICES ASC [Details]
(2011)36th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-01)
Casey, J and Abella, JA and Andersen, JL and Bailey, N and Bertignac, M and Cardinale, M and Curtis, H and Daskalov, G and Delaney, A and Di Natale, A and others (2011) 36th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-01) 36th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-01) [Details]
(2010)ICES ASC
Kraak, S.B.M. (2010) Exploring the ‘Public Goods Game’ model to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons in fisheries management ICES ASC [Details]
(2008)ICES ASC
Kraak, S.B.M., Daan, N., Pastoors, M.A. (2008) The use of multiple tuning series, each covering part of a stock’s distribution area, yields biased stock assessment estimates if fishing trends vary spatially ICES ASC [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2014)Report of the 45th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-14-01).
STECF (2014) Report of the 45th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-14-01). .   [Details]

Invited Seminars

 YearPublication
(2012)Management Plans.
Kraak (2012) Management Plans. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2012)The myth of the unavoidable bycatch.
Kraak (2012) The myth of the unavoidable bycatch. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2012)Management Strategy Evaluation.
Kraak and Butterworth (2012) Management Strategy Evaluation. Invited Seminars [Details]

Magazine article

 YearPublication
(2014)A new approach to fishing effort.
Sarah B.M. Kraak, David Reid, Amos Barkai (2014) A new approach to fishing effort. Donegal, Ireland: Magazine article   [Details]
(2011)Overcoming the “tragedy of the commons” in fishery management.
Kraak, S.B.M. (2011) Overcoming the “tragedy of the commons” in fishery management. Magazine article [Details]
(2008)Mixed fisheries and the ecosystem approach.
Ulrich, C., Reeves, S.A, Kraak, S.B.M. (2008) Mixed fisheries and the ecosystem approach. Magazine article [Details]

Policy Contribution

 YearPublication
(2014)46th PLENARY MEETING REPORT OF THE SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC COMMITTEE FOR FISHERIES (PLEN-14-02).
STECF (2014) 46th PLENARY MEETING REPORT OF THE SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC COMMITTEE FOR FISHERIES (PLEN-14-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2013)Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) – Different Principles for defining selectivity under the future TM regulation (STECF-13-04). 2013. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, EUR 25973 EN, JRC 81584, 38 pp.
STECF (2013) Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) – Different Principles for defining selectivity under the future TM regulation (STECF-13-04). 2013. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, EUR 25973 EN, JRC 81584, 38 pp. Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2013)Report of the 43rd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-02).
STECF (2013) Report of the 43rd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2013)Report of the 42nd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01).
STECF (2013) Report of the 42nd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2012)Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) Management plans part 2 - developing area based management plans (STECF-12-14) Edited by John Simmonds & Ernesto Jardim.
STECF (2012) Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) Management plans part 2 - developing area based management plans (STECF-12-14) Edited by John Simmonds & Ernesto Jardim. Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2012)Report of the 40th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-02).
STECF (2012) Report of the 40th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2012)Report of the 39th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-01).
STECF (2012) Report of the 39th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-01). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2012)Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) Management plans part 2 - changes to cod plans (STECF-12-13) Edited by John Simmonds & Colin Millar. This report was reviewed by the STECF during its’ 40th plenary meeting held from 9 to 13 July 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
STECF (2012) Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) Management plans part 2 - changes to cod plans (STECF-12-13) Edited by John Simmonds & Colin Millar. This report was reviewed by the STECF during its’ 40th plenary meeting held from 9 to 13 July 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2012)Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) North Sea and Kattegat scoping for mixed fisheries (STECF-12-04) This report was reviewed by the STECF during its’ 39th plenary meeting held from 16 to 20 April 2012 in Brussels, Belgium. Edited by John Simmonds & Ernesto Jardim.
STECF (2012) Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) North Sea and Kattegat scoping for mixed fisheries (STECF-12-04) This report was reviewed by the STECF during its’ 39th plenary meeting held from 16 to 20 April 2012 in Brussels, Belgium. Edited by John Simmonds & Ernesto Jardim. Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2011)Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) and International Council for Exploration of Seas (ICES) Scoping for Impact Assessments for Baltic cod and Evaluation of Cod in Kattegat, North Sea, West of Scotland and Irish Sea (STECF-11-02).
STECF (2011) Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) and International Council for Exploration of Seas (ICES) Scoping for Impact Assessments for Baltic cod and Evaluation of Cod in Kattegat, North Sea, West of Scotland and Irish Sea (STECF-11-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2011)Report of the 37th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-02).
STECF (2011) Report of the 37th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2011)Report of the 36th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-01).
STECF (2011) Report of the 36th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-01). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2011)Report of the 38th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-03).
STECF (2011) Report of the 38th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-11-03). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2010)Report of the 35th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-03).
STECF (2010) Report of the 35th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-03). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2010)Report of the 33rd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-01).
STECF (2010) Report of the 33rd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-01). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2010)Report of the 34th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-02).
STECF (2010) Report of the 34th Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-10-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2009)Report of the 31st Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-09-02).
STECF (2009) Report of the 31st Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-09-02). Policy Contribution   [Details]
(2009)Report of the 32nd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-09-03).
STECF (2009) Report of the 32nd Plenary meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-09-03). Policy Contribution   [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2014Insights from Behavioural Economics to improve Fisheries Management FSBI
2014Insights from Behavioural Economics to improve Fisheries Management ICES

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
ICES Journal of Marine Science editor/
Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour member/
Fisheries Society of the British Isles member/
Scientific, Technical, and Economic Committee for Fisheries member01-NOV-07 /
School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, UK. Honorary Lecturer26-MAR-13 / 25-MAR-16

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2011)ICES ASC,
Sarah Kraak, Martin Pastoors, Ingeborg de Boois; (2011) ICES annual science conference. [Other], ICES ASC, Gdansk , 19-SEP-11 - 23-SEP-11. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
The European Commission's Scientific, Technical, and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) member/

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Wageningen IMARES, the Netherlands Researcher15-APR-02 / 31-OCT-08
University of Nottingham, UK Lecturer01-SEP-01 / 31-MAR-02
University of Berne, Switzerland Postdoctoral Researcher01-APR-95 / 31-MAR-98
University of Leicester, UK Postdoctoral Researcher01-SEP-98 / 31-AUG-01

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1994University of Groningen, the Netherlands PHDBehavioural Ecology
1984University of Groningen, the Netherlands BSCBiology
1988University of Groningen, the Netherlands MScMarine Biology and Ethology

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
French FunctionalBasicBasic
German FluentFunctionalFunctional
English FluentFluentFluent
Dutch FluentFluentFluent
Spanish BasicBasicBasic
Latin BasicBasicBasic

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs
I had to review 21 requests for subsidy for plans to innovate with regards to the discard ban
EC
Ex-Post Evaluation and impact assessment of FP7 funded projects in the area of Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology (FAFB)

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Ices Journal Of Marine Sciences Member of Editorial Board-

Other Activities

 Description

2 own talks, co-author of 2 talks, 2 posters at ICES Annual Science Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2013

Talk and poster at 2nd Conference on Fisheries Dependent Information, Rome, Italy, 2014

2 own talks and co-author of a talk at ICES Annual Science Conference, Gdansk, Poland, 2011

Annual Meeting North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), Portland, USA: Co-author of a poster (Spencer et al), 2010

talk at ICES Annual Science Conference, Nantes, France, 2010

talk at Symposium, Marine Institute, Ireland, 2010

Convener of a workshop on presentation skills at ICES Annual Science Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2009

Invited lecture at the Thunen Institut for Baltic Sea fisheries on innovative fisheries management. 2014

Invited lecture at NUI Galway on Introduction to Invertebrate Zoology. 2014

Invited lecture at Queen's University Belfast on innovative fisheries management. 2013

Invited lecture at GMIT Galway on innovative fisheries management. 2012

keynote speaker in tandem with Professor Butterworth in the session on Management Strategy Evaluation at the 6th World Fisheries Congress, Edinburgh, UK, 2012

Invited lecture about innovative fisheries management at the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) of the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium. 2012

Invited lecture about innovative fisheries management at a conference of The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium. 2012

Invited lecture on speciation in sticklebacks at the Martin Ryan Institute, National University in Galway (NUIG), Galway, Ireland. 2010

convener of a session on presentation skills at ICES Annual Science Conference, Gdansk, Poland, 2011

Post hoc evaluation for the EC of FP7; February-July 2014

own talk and co-author of a talk at ICES Annual Science Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2012

Poster, 6th World Fisheries Congress, Edinburgh, UK, 2012

talk at ICES Annual Science Conference, Berlin, Germany 2009

As a member (since 2007) of the European Commission's Scientific, Technical, and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF), which advises the European Comission on fisheries management issues, I have a direct impact on fisheries management (e.g. a derogation to a regulation can be granted to a Member State's fleet segment based on STECF's scientific advice; fisheries management plans or even TACs (Total Allowable Catches) are implemented based on STECF's advice).

2012: lecture about innovative fisheries management at the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) of the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.

2012: keynote speaker in tandem with Professor Butterworth in the session on Management Strategy Evaluation at the 6th World Fisheries Congress, Edinburgh, UK.


I organised a trans-disciplinary Workhop (21-23 October 2014), funded by ICES and FSBI (see awards). The workshop brings together fisheries scientists and behavioural scientists to brainstorm about how insights from the Behavioural sciences can be applied to improve fisheries management.

2012: lecture about innovative fisheries management at a conference of The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium.

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests



Research Information

Internal Collaborators

 NameInstituteCountry
Emer Rogan BEES, UCCIRELAND

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation/ InstitutionCountry
John Simmonds JRCITALY
david reid marine instituteIRELAND
deirdre duggan queen's university belfastUNITED KINGDOM
Willy van Hee ILVOBELGIUM
Tore Jacobsen Institute of Marine ResearchNORWAY
norman graham marine instituteIRELAND
Eskild Kirkegaard DTU AquaDENMARK
Steven Holmes Marine Scotland ScienceUNITED KINGDOM
massimiliano cardinale swedish university of agricultural sciencesSWEDEN
Clara Ulrich DTU AquaDENMARK
sam shephard queen's university belfastUNITED KINGDOM
hans gerritsen marine instituteIRELAND
mike fitzpatrick UCCIRELAND
Amos Barkai Olrac SPSSOUTH AFRICA
Margit Eero DTU AquaDENMARK
Morten Vinther DTU AquaDENMARK
edward codling university of essexUNITED KINGDOM
francisco castro queen's university belfastUNITED KINGDOM
Robert Scott JRCITALY
Jose De Oliveira CEFASUNITED KINGDOM
Chris Darby CEFASUNITED KINGDOM
ciaran kelly marine instituteIRELAND
keith farnsworth queen's university belfastUNITED KINGDOM
Alexander Kempf Thuenen InstitutGERMANY
nick bailey marine scotland scienceUNITED KINGDOM
John Powell Countryside and Community Research InstituteUNITED KINGDOM

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