H. Andres Araujo

Research Biologist
Pacific Biological Station
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9T 6N7

Email: andres.araujo@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Research area(s):

  • Fisheries science and management
  • Genetic research
  • Ocean modelling
  • Pacific salmon

Area of Expertise:

Andres Araujo is a Research Biologist at the DFO’s Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo. His current work focuses on employing genetic data to support the management of several large-scale fisheries in British Columbia. He also performs research that examines trade-offs in aquatic resource management by developing quantitative tools for assessing actions under uncertainty. Some examples include the in-season management of Fraser River sockeye salmon, an ecosystem model to evaluate the survival of coho salmon in the Strait of Georgia, and a population viability analysis to estimate the responses of resident killer whales to Chinook abundance.

Select Presentation(s) / Publication(s):

Beacham, Terry & Araujo, H & Tucker, Strahan & Trudel, Marc. (2018). Validity of inferring size-selective mortality and a critical size limit in Pacific salmon from scale circulus spacing. PLoS ONE. 13. 10.1371/journal.pone.0199418.

Araujo, H & Cooper, Andrew & Macisaac, Erland & Knowler, D & Vélez‐Espino, L. (2015). Modeling population responses of Chinook and coho salmon to suspended sediment using a life history approach. Theoretical Population Biology. 6. 10.1016/j.tpb.2015.04.003.

Vélez‐Espino, L & Ford, John & Araujo, H & Ellis, Graeme & K. Parken, Charles & Sharma, Rishi. (2014). Relative importance of chinook salmon abundance on resident killer whale population growth and viability. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 25. 10.1002/aqc.2494.

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