​The importance of billfish from a national, regional and international standpoint makes it necessary to involve diverse collaborators. Thus, the project brings together an interdisciplinary team of experts, researchers and stakeholders.

Principal Investigators

Dr. Nelly Isigi Kadagi

Principal Investigator
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), USA and African Billfish Foundation (ABF)
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Dr. Nina Wambiji

Principal Investigator
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Kenya
[email protected]

Collaborators

Mr. Jose Halafo

Institute of Fisheries Research (IIP), Mozambique [email protected]

Dr. Melckzedeck K. Osore

Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute
[email protected]

Dr. Bruce Mann

Oceanographic Research Institute & South African Association for Marine Biological Research – South Africa
[email protected]

Mwaka Said Barabara

Kenya Fisheries Service
[email protected]

Dr. Emmanuel Andrew Sweke

Tanzania Deep Sea Fisheries Authority
[email protected]

Dr. Joseph Maina Mbui

Macquire University, Australia
[email protected]

Dr. Sarah Glaser

Secure Fisheries – One Earth Future
[email protected]

Dr. Julian Pepperell

Pepperell Research & Consulting Pty Ltd Australia
[email protected]

Prof. Sumaila Rashid

University of British Colombia, Canada
[email protected]

Dr. Lydia Gaspare Kanyairita

University of Dar es Salaam
[email protected]

Dr. Sean Fennessy

Oceanographic Research Institute & South African Association for Marine Biological Research
[email protected]

Dr. Sam Williams

University of Queensland, Australia
[email protected]

We welcome collaborations