PhD student Sam Williams wins international travel award

Saw_Williams_May2017_croppedPhD student Sam Williams will be supported by the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation to attend an international conference and study tour in Canada.

The award is for young future leaders in the Australian recreational fishing community. The bursary includes attendance to the World Recreational Fishing Conference in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and a study tour following the conference. Topics to be explored on the study tour include: allocation decisions in the halibut fishery, intra, inter and international issues regarding salmon management and allocation, habitat enhancement and its relationship with stocking programs, education and empowerment programs for anglers and comparing the Canadian and American recreational fisheries models with Australia.

Find out more about Sam’s research on black marlin here.