Women of Interest – Amanda C. J. Vincent

Amanda C. J. Vincent was born in 1960. She graduated from University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science and earned her PhD from the University of Cambridge, England. Vincent is a Canadian marine biologist who spent her career studying, at length, the seahorse population. Vincent’s studies led the seahorse population being added to the list of species that may possibly face extinction unless trade is controlled. Currently, she is the Chair of Marine Conservation at the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia. Vincent has written scores of scientific and technical articles on seahorses and their relatives and has co-authored a book on international trade in seahorses. As well, Vincent’s work has been televised globally in five full length programs. Her awards and honors are far-reaching. Further information on Amanda Vincent may be found at the following websites:


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