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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Sockeye Salmon Oncorhynchus nerka Sakinaw population in Canada

Biographical Summary of Contractor

Dr. Wood received a B.Sc (Honours) in Biology from Simon Fraser University (1977) and a Ph.D in Zoology from the University of British Columbia (1984). He has been a research scientist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada since 1984 and has over 20 years experience in research on population and evolutionary biology of marine and anadromous fish. He was head of the North Coast Salmon Section (1994-1997), chaired the DFO Science Branch team that prepared the Wild Salmon Policy Discussion Paper, and is currently head of the Conservation Biology Section at the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo. He holds adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Biology at the University of Victoria and in the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University. He has been a member of the Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee of COSEWIC since 2000. Dr. Wood has authored 44 primary publications and 37 secondary publications, and co-edited two books.


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