Senior Scientist

Pedro Veiga heads the Analysis and Scientific Reports Program for SFP's Science Research and Data Division, and also serves on the research and content development team. Pedro is also part of the research team of the Coastal Fisheries research Group from the University of Algarve since 2001. He is a marine biologist with more than ten years of experience working mainly on coastal and estuarine fish population dynamics, seabed habitat mapping, recreational and small-scale fisheries, and fisheries management. Since 2006, his work has been mainly focused on the biological impact and human dimensions of marine recreational fishing in southern Portugal. Pedro has a Ph.D. in Fisheries Sciences and Technology from the University of Algarve, Portugal.  He is currently based in Melbourne, Australia.