70 years of helping people to care for our ocean

Sean Fennessy

Assistant Director/Senior Scientist


Demersal Fisheries and Ecology


PhD (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Research Interests

Ecological, biological and management-related issues pertaining to (mainly) demersal fisheries in the Western Indian Ocean, including:

  • Research surveys
  • Prawn trawl bycatch
  • Stock assessment
  • Connectivity
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