Research Fellow FRDC Shark Report Card
Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture
James Cook University
Andrew Chin has worked in marine research since the 1990s. Starting in the marine ecotourism and education industry, Andrew then spent ten years working at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) on coral reef surveys, impact assessments and environmental monitoring, and also developing training and capacity building Citizen Science programs such as the Eye on the Reef Program. While at the GBRMPA, Andrew was also the editor of the State of the Great Barrier Reef Report, a synthesis of the status, pressures, management and state of knowledge about the Great Barrier Reef.
Coastal ecology and fisheries, particularly sharks and rays. He is particularly interested in the spatial ecology of coastal predators, and has a special interest in coastal fisheries in the Pacific.