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Details of Mr Rodney Alvin Govinden   


PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Senior Fisheries Scientist
Department Fisheries Research
Institution
Seychelles Fishing Authority ( SFA)
Fishing Port PO Box 449 Victoria,Mahe
Address
P.O Box 449
victoria,seychelles
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel (+248) 4670380
Fax (+248) 4225957
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Website http://www.sfa.sc
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Bachelor of Science (Major in Zoology and Geography & Environmental Studies)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Involved in research investigating the behaviour of tunas around anchored and drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs), and the behavioural ecology of coastal sharks. Both studies involves the use of acoustic telemetry to determine residency times, synchronicity in departures/arrival, diel patterns in behaviour, home range and space use patterns. In addition, am involved in the monitoring of key indicator species through annual stock assessments.
Research Region Southwest Indian Ocean
Working languages English, French, Creole


Created: 2010-11-24 Last Updated: 2013-01-10 by Rodney GOVINDEN