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Biologist , director

Pierre Fréon, French biologist, director. Achievements include development of software allowing to model fish stock response to exploitation and environmental changes; research in importance of fish behavior for stock assessment and fishery management. Recipient Gilchrist Gold medal, South African Marine Science Community, 2002.

Background

Fréon, Pierre was born on July 6, 1950 in Sainte-Colombe, Lot-et-Garonne, France. Son of René and Marie-Thérèse Fréon.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Medicine, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 1974. Doctor of Science, University Aix-Marseille, France, 1986.

Career

Researcher Institute Research and Development, Dakar, Senegal, 1974—1981, Punta de Piedras, Venezuela, 1981—1983, Montpellier, France, 1984—1986, research director, 1992—1997, since 2004, Fort-de-France, 1987—1991, Cape Town, South Africa, 1998—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of software allowing to model fish stock response to exploitation and environmental changes. Research in importance of fish behavior for stock assessment and fishery management.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Dynamics of Pelagic Fish Distribution and Behaviour: Effects on Fisheries and Stock Assessment. Director: (films) The epic Tale of the Peruvian Anchovy. Editor: (book) The Sardine (Sardinella aurita), Its Environment and Exploitation in Eastern Venezuela.

      Contributor chapters to books, scientific papers.

Connections

Married Martine Fréon, April 27, 1977. Children: Adrien, Mélinda.

father:
René Fréon

mother:
Marie-Thérèse Fréon

spouse:
Martine Fréon

children:
Adrien Fréon

Mélinda Fréon