Dale Squires is Senior Scientist with U.S. NOAA Fisheries in La Jolla, California, Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of California San Diego and on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation.
Dr Squires has worked on artisanal and industrial fisheries around the world, been Chair of the Plan Development and Management Teams for Highly Migratory Species for the Pacific Fishery Management Council, taught economics at universities in Malaysia, Australia, Denmark, and the USA, worked with FAO, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, OECD, governments and environmental groups around the world, is currently Handling Editor for Conservation Biology, is a member of the social science group of CLIOTOP, Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Denmark and has authored about 100 peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles, co-authored or co-edited 8 books and manuscripts (including on tunas), written 15 peer-review book chapters, and authored numerous reports. He received his Ph.D. in resource economics from Cornell University and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of California Berkeley. His research interests are the global tuna industry, biodiversity conservation, bycatch and ecosystems based fishery management, and technological change.