Coastal Fisheries Scientist, Pacific Division
AREAs OF EXPERTISE
Community-based Fisheries Management, Conservation Science, Marine Ecology, Social-ecological System
MEDIA CONTACTJustine E. Hausheer
Peter (Pete) Waldie joined The Nature Conservancy’s Pacific Division as a Coastal Fisheries Scientist in 2017. Pete has a strong background in both the ecological and social aspects of coral reef fisheries. He completed his
In his role as Coastal Fisheries Scientist, Pete supports the Conservancy’s community partners to sustainably manage their fisheries for simultaneous ecological and economic gains. Pete has assisted the Mwanus Endras Tribal Network in Papua New Guinea with establishing a sustainable sea cucumber fishery and exporting their sustainable products to premium markets in Hong Kong. Pete also conducts research investigating patterns of spatial distribution and larval dispersal of fisheries-targeted species.