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Professor Costa-Pierce of UNE Marine Sciences

Chair, Department of Marine Sciences

Director, Center for Excellence in the Marine Sciences

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences

Editor-in-Chief, Aquaculture (Elsevier)

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture & Forestry Wallenberg Professor, University of Gothenburg

(207) 602-2440

Marine Science Center

Costa-Pierce has a 40-year career in the marine and freshwater sciences. His overall research interest is in "Ocean Food Ecosystems: how seafood systems throughout the world  interact with marine ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people. He has worked throughout the world and in the USA at both state and private universities and at research organizations from Asia to Africa, and from Hawai'i to Maine. He is a pioneer of the field of "Ecological Aquaculture" and helped build FAO's "Ecosystem Approach... Read More


Ecological aquaculture

marine ecology

social-ecological systems