Jon Hare to lead Northeast Fisheries Science Center

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center has announced that Dr. Jon Hare has been selected to serve as the permanent science and research director effective Oct. 31.

Hare has studied fisheries oceanography for the past 25 years, holding various positions within NMFS in laboratory and field research roles. Hare has been serving as acting director for a few weeks after former director Bill Karp retired at the end of September.

Hare has been the lead author on more than twenty peer-reviewed publications and junior author on more than eighty. Recently he has been involved in the development of NMFS Climate Vulnerability Assessment and has lead the implementation of the assessment methodology in the Northeast.

Hare’s full resume and education history can be viewed on the NEFSC website

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Samuel Hill

Samuel Hill is associate editor for National Fisherman. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine where he got his start in journalism at the campus’ newspaper, the Free Press. He has also written for the Bangor Daily News, the Outline, Motherboard and other publications about technology and culture.

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