Bachelor of Science, McGill University, 1948; Master of Science, McGill University, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, 1952.
Research scientist, Pacific Biological Station, Canada Department Fish and Oceans, Nanaimo, B.C., 1952-1967;
head various research divisions, Pacific Biological Station, Canada Department Fish and Oceans, Nanaimo, B.C., 1967-1981;
head fish health and parasitology section, Pacific Biological Station, Canada Department Fish and Oceans, Nanaimo, B.C., 1981-1990;
senior scientist, Pacific Biological Station, Canada Department Fish and Oceans, Nanaimo, B.C., since 1990. Co-chairman Canada Committee on Fish Diseases, 1970-1973. Member commission on biology and research International North Pacific Fisheries Commission, 1971-1993, senior Canada scientist, 1976-1993, advisor Canada section, 1976-1993.
Advisor Federal-Provincial Fish Committee, 1969, 70, 78. Member Canada Delaware North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission, since 1993, Chairman of Commission science research and statistics, 1993-1995. Member editorial referees committee Bulletin International North Pacific Fisheries Commission, 1976-1984.
Member of advisory board science information and publications Fisheries and Oceans Canada,1979-1983. Member aquatic science research evaluation committee Science Council B.C., 1979-1988, chairman, 1986-1988. Adjunct Professor Simon Fraser U., since 1983.
Consultant International Development Research Center, 1986. Member of national technical committee Canada Fish Health Protection Regulations, since 1990. Member science advising committee N.B. Aquaculture Consortium, since 1991.
Member external advising committee Bachelor of Science in Biology program Malaspina College, since 1992.
President B.C. Amateur Hockey Association, 1963-1966, honorary vice president, 1968-1988, life member since 1988, Diamond Stick award, 1989, Canada Amateur Hockey Association Order of Merit, 1990. Fellow Royal Society Canada. Member Canada Society Zoologists (county member parasitology section 1977-1978, recognition committee 1985-1988, 93-95, 2d vice president 1988-1989, 1st. vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1991, recognition committee 1991-1994, chairman 1991-1993, board of trustees Zoological Education Trust 1988-1993, chairman 1990-1991, Resident Advisor Wardle lecturer award 1982), Atlantic Canada Society Parasitologists (honorary), American Society Parasitologists (in memoriam committee 1982, public responsibilitiescom.
1988, chairman nominating committee 1992-1993, county since 1994, Distinguished Svc.award 1995), Canada Federation Biological Socs. (board directors 1990-1991), American Fisheries Society (awards committee 1975-1976), Wildlife Disease Association, Aquaculture Association Canada, World Aquaculture Society, Asian Fisheries Society, British Society for Parasitology (honorary). M C.
M. Ruth Anne Lall; children: Rhonda Lee, Robert Allan, Murray Howard, Conrad Anton.