Didier Gascuel

Ph.D., Ecology

Agrocampus Ouest

Didier Gascuel is a professor at Agrocampus Ouest and head of the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Centre. His current research focuses on the development of trophic-level-based ecosystem models and the implementation of ecosystem approach to fisheries management. He has been especially involved in programs dealing with the assessment of ecosystem impacts of fishing in Western African countries and in European seas. He notably developed the ECOTROPH ecosystem model and also worked on assessing the efficiency of marine protected areas.