Reinhold Hanel

Head, Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology in Bremerhaven, Germany

Portrait Reinhold Hanel

Prof. Reinhold Hanel is head of the Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology in Bremerhaven, Germany, since 2008. He received a Ph.D. in Marine Ecology from Innsbruck University in 2001, was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Physiological Chemistry of the University of Würzburg and Junior Professor for Fisheries Biology at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences at Kiel University. He is Associate Professor at Kiel University, 1st Vice President of the European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Committee (EIFAAC) of the FAO, German Delegate to the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI), the FAO COFI Subcommittee on Aquaculture and German representative on the EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eels (WGEEL).

Hanel’s research centers on changes in ecosystem structure and function and their impacts on the management of living aquatic resources. Management concepts change to protection strategies when it comes to preserving sensitive migratory fish species or safeguarding sensitive aquatic genetic diversity. His research includes different applied fisheries and aquaculture-related topics as well basic science studies on the ecological, morphological, behavioral and genetic diversity of fishes and aquatic invertebrates.

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Antje Boetius

Director, Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany

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Daniel Dunn

Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, University of Queensland, Australia

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Karen Evans

Principal Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Tasmania

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Diego Sancho Gallegos

Surf Conservation Data Coordinator, Save The Waves Coalition (STW), Costa Rica

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Kristina M. Gjerde

Senior High Seas Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Global Marine and Polar Programme, USA

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Reinhold Hanel

Head, Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology (TI-FI) in Bremerhaven, Germany

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Sheila Heymans

Executive Director, European Marine Board, Belgium

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Anna-Katharina Hornidge

Director, The German Development Institute (DIE)/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Germany

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Anna Jöborn

Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra), Sweden

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Monika Jones

International TV and Conference Host, Germany

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David Obura

Director, Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (CORDIO) East Africa

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Simone Pennafirme

Manager, Marine Life Center, Secretariat for Environment of the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro

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J. Murray Roberts

Professor, University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences & Head, Changing Oceans Research Group & Coordinator, European Horizon 2020 iAtlantic Project, Scotland

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Vladimir Ryabinin

Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, France

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Jens Schiffers

Scientific Officer, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

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Jörn Schmidt

Chair, Science Committee, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Denmark

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Mirja Schoderer

Reseacher, The German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Germany

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Jacqueline Uku

President, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), Kenya

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Sebastian Unger

Head, Ocean Governance Research Group, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany

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Anya Waite

CEO & Scientific Director, Ocean Frontier Institute, Canada

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Dixon Waruinge

Coordinator, Nairobi Convention Secretariat, Kenia

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Andrea Weiss

Science Officer, German Environment Agency, Germany