Remembering R. Aidan Martin

It’s never easy to lose a friend or a loved one. But in this case, not only do we lose our friend, but we lose an incredibly talented and passionate marine biologist and conservationist who dedicated his life to teaching others about the magnificence of sharks and rays and the importance of protecting them.

Aidan (aka Rick) passed away suddenly in his home in Vancouver on February 13. We were shocked and saddened by the news and feel a deep loss as Aidan was a recent, but important part of the MarineBio family. He signed onto our Board of Advisors as Director of Elasmobranchs in late November 2006 and we were thrilled to have such a talented scientist with a passion for conservation on board. Continue reading