Researcher Profile

Earl G. Dawe

Job Title: Research Scientist
Employer: Science Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Place of Birth: St. John's, Nfld, Canada
High School attended: Queen Elizabeth Regional High, Foxtrap, Nfld.
Further Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.Sc., M.Sc.).
Geographic focus of research: Newfoundland and Labrador

Brief synopsis of current research:
Assessment of short-finned squid (Illex illecebrosus) and snow crab (Chionecetes opilio) resources. Research on biology, ecology and population dynamins of cephalopods and crabs in the Newfoundland-Labrador area.

Recent Publications:

Dawe, E. G., D. M. Taylor, J. M. Hoenig, W. G. Warren, G. P. Ennis, R. G. Hooper, W. E. Donaldson, A. J. Paul, and J. M. Paul. 1991. A critical look at the idea of terminal molt in male snow crab (Chionecetes opilio). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48: 2266-2275.

Dawe, E. G., and P. C. Beck. 1997. Population structure, growth and sexual maturation of short-finned squid at Newfoundland, Canada, based on statolith analysis. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 54: 137-146.

Dawe, E. G., E. L. Dalley, and W. W. Lidster. 1997. Fish prey spectrum of short-finned squid at Newfoundland. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 54(Suppl. 1): 200-208.

Dawe, E. G., and J. Brodziak. 1998. Trophic relationships and possible effects of ecosystem variability on recruitment in short-finned squid, of the genus Illex. pp. 125-156 In: O'Dor, R. K., P. G. Rodhouse, and E. G. Dawe. (eds.) A review of recruitment dynamics in the squid genus Illex. FAO Fish. Tech. Pap. 376. 273 p.

Dawe, E. G., E. B. Colbourne, and K. F. Drinkwater. 2000. Environmental effects on recruitment of short-finned squid (Illex illecebrosus). ICES J. Mar. Sci. (in press).