Eric Gilman, Senior Fisheries Advisor of SFP’s Science, Research and Data Division, is leading the development and management of, SFP’s open-source website serving as the global commons encyclopedia of fisheries. Eric also leads SFP’s advice to seafood supply chain company partners on the development and implementation of policies on the sustainable sourcing of tuna products. Eric is also Associate Faculty with Hawaii Pacific University, College of Natural and Computational Sciences. His research areas include: marine fisheries science and governance, ecosystem-level effects of marine capture fisheries, gear technology mitigation of problematic bycatch in marine capture fisheries. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Tasmania School of Geography and Environmental Studies, Australia; M.Sc. from Oregon State University Department of Oceanography, USA; and B.A. from Wesleyan University, USA. Eric is based in Honolulu, HI. Publications are available at: