The Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI) 2011 Annual International Conference took place at BU in July last year.
The week-long event organised by the FSBI and BU focused on the damage being done to aquatic ecosystems and fish communities, and discussed how scientific evidence could be used to benefit the world’s fisheries.
The conference attracted many esteemed Scientists from a total of 22 countries who presented their research over five days.
Four of the keynote speeches, as well as an overview of the conference, can be seen below.
An overview of the Fish Diversity and Conservation: Current State of Knowledge
Julian Olden (University of Washington) – Invasive Species and Alternative Global Futures for Freshwater Ecosystems
Ya-hui Zhaoyh (Chinese Academy of Science) – Out of Sight Out of Mind: Current Knowledge on Chinese Cave Fish
David Dudgeon – Asian River Fishes in the Anthropecene – Conservation Challenges in an era of Rapid Environmental Change
Steve Railsback – Behaviour in Fish Conservation Models: Getting From “why” to “how”
Paul Skelton – Walking the Tightrope: Trends in African Freshwater Systematic Ichthyology