NOAA Fisheries biologist speaks at Stetson
Dr. John Carlson, a research fishery biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Panama City, Fla., presented the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture on Oct. 8 at Stetson Law in Gulfport. Dr. Carlson discussed challenges in implementing regulations to help the endangered smalltooth sawfish species recover.
Dr. Carlson has been a leader with the Smalltooth Sawfish Recovery Team since 2006. He is also the scientific chair of the Shark Memorandum of Understanding under the Convention on Migratory Species as well as the regional vice chair of the IUCN-Shark Specialist Group.
Stetson’s Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series brings leading experts to campus to speak on a range of environmental topics. The lecture series is co-sponsored by Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy and is free and open to the public.
Visit the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson to learn more.
Post date: Oct. 8, 2014