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Dr. Gala Moreno

An ISSF research scientist and member of the ISSF Bycatch Committee, Dr. Gala Moreno has two decades of experience working with purse seine tuna vessels in the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans, studying tuna behavior at fish aggregating devices (FADs). Her work focuses on reducing adverse FAD impacts and draws on fishers’ knowledge and data to improve fisheries management, including through biodegradable FAD design and testing. She is a member CES Fisheries Acoustics Science and Techno…