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2020

Khalfallah, M. (2020) Data-poor fisheries: Case studies from the Southern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 349 p.

2018

Cashion, M.S. (2018) Evaluating and enhancing the taxonomic resolution of shark and ray (Subclass Elasmobranchii) catch statistics in the Mediterranean and Black Seas (1950-2014), MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 66 p.

2016

Brotz, L. (2016) Jellyfish fisheries of the world. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 170 p.

2014

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2015. In the Wake of the Dhow: Historical Changes in the Marine Ecology and Fisheries of the Persian Gulf. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 181 p.

Belhabib, D. (2014) West African Fisheries: Past, Present and Futures? PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, 214 p.

Bhathal, B. (2014) Government-led development of India’s marine fisheries since 1950: catch and effort trends and bioeconomic models for exploring alternative policies. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, 321 p.

Boonzaier, L. (2014) Marine protected areas: a global exploration of their quantity and quality. MSc Thesis (Zoology), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 110 p.

Colléter, M. (2014) Fishing impacts on the trophic functioning of marine ecosystems: a comparative approach using trophodynamic models. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia and Ecole doctorale Vie-Agro-Santé, Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France, 236 p.

Greer, K. (2014) Considering the ‘effort factor’ in fisheries: a methodology for reconstructing global fishing effort and CO2 emissions, 1950 – 2010. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 107 p.

Le Manach, F. (2014) Past, Present and Future of Publicly-Funded European Union’s Fishing Access Agreements in Developing Countries. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia and Université de Montpellier (co-supervision w/ Dr. Philippe Cury, Montpellier), 171 p.

Schiller, L.L. (2014) Tuna be, or not tuna be: using catch data to observe the ecological of commercial tuna fisheries in the Pacific Ocean at varying spatial scales. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 155 p.

Ulman, A. 2014. Actual and perceived decline of fishery resources in Turkey and Cyprus: A history with an emphasis on shifting baselines. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 207 p.

2013

Govender, R. (2013) Small but Mighty: a Global Reconsideration of Small-scale Fisheries. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 86 p.

2012

Biery, L. (2012) Using shark catch data to estimate the magnitude and global distribution of the shark fin trade. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 122 p.

Paleczny, M. (2012) An analysis of temporal and spatial patterns in global seabird abundance during the modern industrial era (1950-2010), and the relationship between global seabird decline and marine fisheries catch. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 119 p.

Tesfamichael, D. (2012) Assessment of the Red Sea Ecosystem, with Emphasis on Fisheries. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 238 p.

2011

Brotz, L. (2011) Changing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 198 p.

2010

Campbell, B. (2010) A global analysis of historical and projected mariculture production trends, 1950-2030. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 144 p.

Tremblay-Boyer, L. (2010) Effects of global fisheries on the biomass of marine ecosystems: a trophic-level-based approach. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 79 p.

Wabnitz, C. (2010) Marine sea turtle conservation and ecosystem-based management, with a focus on green turtles (Chelonia mydas) and seagrass ecosystems. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 272 p.

2009

Cullis-Suzuki, S. (2009) High seas, high risk : a global evaluation of the effectiveness of regional fisheries management organizations. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Jacquet, J. (2009) Fish as Food in an Age of Globalization. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2008

Lai, S. (2008) Shared displays to support collaborative exploration of ocean summits. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Mondoux, S. (2008) Ranking maritime countries in terms of the sustainability of their fisheries. Master of Science in Environmental Management, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, 119 p.

Piroddi, C. (2008) An ecosystem-based approach to study two dolphin populations around the island of Kalamos, Ionian Sea, Greece. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2007

Cheung, W. (2007) Vulnerability of marine fishes to fishing: from global overview to the Northern South China Sea. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Morissette, L. (2007). Complexity, cost and quality of ecosystem models and their impact on resilience: a comparative analysis, with emphasis on marine mammals and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Preikshot, D. (2007) The influence on geographic scale, climate and trophic dynamics upon North Pacific oceanic ecosystem models. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, 205 p.

Trujillo, P. (2007) A global analysis of the sustainability of marine aquaculture. MSc Thesis, Department of Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia. 127 p.

Wood, L. (2007) The global network of marine protected areas: developing baselines and identifying priorities. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2006

Bang Christensen, L. (2006) Marine mammal populations: reconstructing historical abundances at the global scale. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Gelchu, A. (2006) Growth and distribution of port-based global fishing effort within countries EEZs. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Teh, L. (2006) The ecological and socio-economic sustainability of the reef fisheries of Pulau Banggi, Sabah, Malaysia. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2005

Freire, K. (2005) Fishing impacts on marine ecosystems off Brazil with emphasis on the northeastern region. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Hunter, A. (2005) A multiple regression model for predicting the energy requirements of marine mammals. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, 300 p.

Karpouzi, V.S. (2005) Modelling and mapping trophic overlap between fisheries and the world’s seabirds. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Poon, A. (2005) Haunted waters: A quantitative estimate of ghost fishing of crabs and lobster by traps. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2004

Bhathal, B. (2004) Historical reconstruction of Indian marine fisheries catches 1950-2000, as basis for testing the ‘marine trophic index’. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Chaikina, N. (2004) A trophic mass-balance model of the Sea of Okhotsk for the 1980s period. Bachelor (Honours) Thesis, Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia, 49 p.

Coombs, A. (2004) Marine mammals and human health in the Eastern Bering Sea: Using an ecosystem-based food web mode to track PCBs. MSc Thesis, Department of Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia, 91 p.

Kaschner, K. (2004) Modelling and mapping resource overlap between marine mammals and fisheries on a global scale. PhD Dissertation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Okey, T.A. (2004) Shifted community states in four marine ecosystems [microform]: some potential mechanisms. PhD Dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia. 173 p.

Swartz, W.K. (2004) Global maps of the growth of Japanese fisheries and fish consumption. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2002

Beattie, A. (2002) Optimal size and placement of marine protected areas. MSc Thesis, Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 159 p.

Kay, A. (2002) Ecosystem model of Okanagan Lake – The Harvesting of the oppossum shrimp, Mysis relicta, and its effect on the abundance of kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). MSc Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2001

Watkinson, S. (2001) Life after death: the importance of salmon carcasses in watershed function. MSc Thesis, Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia, 111 p.

2000

Preikshot, D. (2000) An interdisciplinary assessment of tropical small scale fisheries using multivariate statistics. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.