History Makers: West Coast Fishery Pioneers

Biographical Sketches on the Nominees

Designed in partnership with the Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Reuben Lasker
(1930-1988)

 Reuben Lasker

More Links:
Biography (by A. Longhurst)
Field criteria for survival of anchovy larvae (by R. Lasker)
The relationship between oceanographic conditions and larval recruitment in the California Current (by R. Lasker)
Rueben Lasker, in remembrance (by L. Vlyman)
Lasker Events (by D. Pauly)


Frances N. Clark
(1894-1987)

Frances 
California Department of Fish and Game file photos; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives photo (right)

More Links:
Biography
Dr. Frances Clark: a California pioneer in marine conservation (by W. Marx)
California marine fisheries investigations, 1914-1939 (by F.N. Clark)
Population dynamics of the Pacific sardine (by F.N. Clark and J.C. Marr)
Early women ichthyologists (by P.S. Brown)


Milner B. "Benny" Schaefer
(1912-1970)
 

Schaefer 
Courtesy of Kurt Schaefer

 


Douglas G. Chapman
(1920-1996)

Douglas G. Chapman

More Links:
Guide to the Douglas G. Chapman Papers The previous link is a link to Non-Federal government web site. Click to review NOAA Fisheries disclaimer

 

Donald E. Bevan
(1921-1996)

Donald E. Bevan

More Links:
The Bevan Sustainable Fisheries Seminar Series The previous link is a link to Non-Federal government web site. Click to review NOAA Fisheries disclaimer

 

William Frances Thompson
(1888-1965)
 

 

William Thompson

More Links:
Biography
More about his pioneering halibut work