2015 Annual Symposium of the

Fisheries Society of the British Isles

University of Plymouth: Sherwell Centre and Portland Square Building.
27-31 July 2015
Symposium organisers:


Prof David Sims Marine Biological Association Laboratory (MBA), Plymouth, UK and University of Southampton, UK


Advisory Committee:

Prof David Sims MBA, UK
Dr Nick Dulvy Simon Fraser University, Canada
Dr Julian Metcalfe Cefas, Lowestoft, UK
Dr Jayson Semmens University of Tasmania, Australia
Dr Gregory Skomal Massachusetts Division of Fisheries, USA


Local organising Committee:

Prof David Sims MBA
Dr David Gibson National Marine Aquarium
Ms Ali Hood UK Shark Trust
Dr Kerry Howell University of Plymouth
Dr Nick Pade MBA






The FSBI Symposium will be held in the historic maritime city of Plymouth on the south-west peninsula of the United Kingdom. Plymouth has a long and distinguished history with a rich cultural heritage, spirit of discovery and seminal scientific achievements including Nobel Prize-winning research.

MBA’s Citadel Hill Laboratory webcam http://www.mba.ac.uk/webcam/

Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City website http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/



The Symposium sessions will be held at the University of Plymouth’s Sherwell Centre and Portland Square Building. More information can be found here