Dana Haggarty

Program Head
Rockfish and Lingcod Program
Pacific Biological Station
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9T 6N7

Phone: 250-756-7386

Research area(s):

  • Groundfish
  • Ocean modelling
  • Stock assessment

Area of Expertise:

Dana Haggarty is Inshore Rockfish and Lingcod Program Head, Groundfish Section, Stock Assessment and Research (StAR) Division at the DFO Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo. Dr, Haggarty studies the Ecology, Conservation and Population Biology of nearshore fishes such as rockfishes and Lingcod. Her PhD. work focused on the recovery of rockfish populations in Rockfish Conservation Areas (RCAs). Her current projects focus on modeling rockfish habitat, the recovery of Yelloweye Rockfish populations, rockfish barotrauma, and Lingcod stock assessment. She collaborates with international partners, industry, academics, ENGOs and First Nations on longline and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) surveys to monitor and assess fish populations and their habitats.

Select Presentation(s) / Publication(s):

Haggarty, Dana & Yamanaka, Kae. (2018). Evaluating Rockfish Conservation Areas in Southern British Columbia, Canada using a Random Forest Model of Rocky Reef Habitat. 10.31230/osf.io/8qv3k.

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