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Andrew Chin has over 20 years of experience in marine resource management, and in shark and fisheries research. Andrew’s focus is on applied research projects that are built together with, and deliver for communities and stakeholders. He is particularly interested in the biology, ecology, use, and values of sharks and rays in the Indo-Pacific, the appropriate use of citizen science, and in the Indo-Pacific’s small scale-fisheries and dependent livelihoods. Andrew is the current president of the Oceania Chondrichthyan Society, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Save Our Seas Foundation, sits on the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, and is the programme director for Shark Search Indo-Pacific, and effort to systematically document shark and ray diversity and threats, and develop plans for their wise use, management, and conservation.

Read more about Andrews work and scientific publications at his Research Portfolio.