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Amanda Vincent

University of British Columbia

Director and co-founder Amanda Vincent holds the Canada Research Chair in Marine Conservation at the University of British Columbia's Fisheries Center. She has a PhD in marine biology from the University of Cambridge and was Darwin Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford from 1994 to 1996. She is considered the leading authority on seahorse biology and conservation, and in 2000 was named a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. She also serves as lead scientific advisor and chair of the seahorse working group for CITES.