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Dan W. Fuller

Position:  Head of Life History and Behavior Group - La Jolla Headquarters
Life History and Behavior Group

858 546-7163

dfuller@iattc.org

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Fuller4

Responsibilities

  • Supervisor of the research activities and staff of the Life History and Behavior Group, Biology Program.
  • Leading investigations of age, growth, and reproductive biology of tropical tuna.
  • Responsible for planning and leading the research activities under the Regional Tuna Tagging Project in the EPO.
  • Responsible for maintaining US and California EPA and OSHA compliance for IATTC headquarters including the fish ecology laboratory.

Education

  • B.Sc. in Biology (Marine), San Diego State University, 1997

Biography

Daniel Fuller joined the IATTC staff in 2000 to support tagging activities in throughout the EPO. During the last two decades Daniel has worked as both an Assistant and Associate Scientist under the direction of the now retired, and previous Head of the Life History and Behavior Group, Kurt Schafer. Daniel has spent the last 22 years working to advance the knowledge of the life history and behavioral ecology of tropical tunas in the EPO. In January of 2022, relying upon his extensive experience, Daniel was appointed to the Head of the Life History and Behavior Group under the Biology Program. In addition to his new supervisory role, his main responsibilities include leading investigations of age, growth, and reproductive biology. He is also responsible the development of tagging experiments, management and development of the IATTC tagging databases, and analyses of tagging data.

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