It’s with pleasure and great pride to announce that Dr. Rainer Froese, one of the brilliant founders of FishBase and lead author of advanced and novel stock assessment methods (CMSY/BSM, LBB and AMSY) has recently been nominated as finalist for the ‘Science Award‘ category under the ‘Ocean Awards 2020‘ which recognizes the individual (Rainer Froese) or research team (FishBase) that has made an original scientific contribution about the ocean this year. Nominees for this award are those who have significantly contributed towards a peer-reviewed publication, of a game-changing scientific study that is directly useful for the benefit of global marine conservation or ocean health. Rainer‘s ‘finalist logo’ is shown below.
‘Winners Week’ will be celebrated across social media platforms and websites of BOAT International and Blue Marine Foundation beginning 4 May 2020.
- Monday 4th of May – The Innovation Award
- Tuesday 5th of May – The Local Hero Award
- Wednesday 6th of May – The Public Awareness Award
- Thursday 7th of May – The Visionary Award
- Friday 8th of May – The Science Award
Congratulations on your well-deserved success, Rainer!