Traci Linder, M.S.
As Project Manager, Traci develops tools to improve seafood traceability and combat illegal fishing and human rights violations. She leads the communications for the Traceability Division, crafting the Division’s blogs, social media content, and messaging. Traci holds a bachelor’s degree in biology with a focus in ecology from UC San Diego, and a master’s degree in biology with a focus in marine ecology from UC San Diego / Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Traci has been conducting fisheries and aquatic research for over ten years, spanning from mariculture studies in Costa Rica to working on large-scale fisheries conservation projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. She also has experience in policy work surrounding aquatic resource management and communicating both policy and scientific research to the general public. Traci’s experience in both science and policy has shown her the importance of strong communication and collaboration for effective ocean resource management.