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Scott Grant

Research Scientist and Instructor, Fisheries and Marine Institute

Scott holds a BSc from Wilfrid Laurier University, MSc from Trent University, and PhD from Memorial University.  He has over 30 years’ experience in the development of emerging fisheries.

 

In Nunavut, Scott has led studies on bycatch reduction involving gear modifications and use of alternative fishing gears in Greenland halibut longline fisheries and new emerging fisheries resource assessments for several species including porcupine crab, whelk, and soft-shell clam.

 

He is currently leading a large multi-year initiative in partnership with the Qikiqtaaluk Corporation to conduct baseline science and evaluate subsistence and commercial fishery potential in communities in Nunavut’s Qikiqtani Region.