Edward Henry

Edward Henry

Fisheries Data Specialist
Fisheries Statistics & Services Branch


Current IPHC Responsibilities:

  • Revising, expanding, and fully documenting the IPHC’s archive of bycatch mortality estimates and biological data from all IPHC Regulatory Areas. This effort entails coordination with various agencies in Canada and the U.S.A., basic summary and data analysis (weighted aggregation of counts, mean weights, length-frequencies, etc.), and detailed record keeping of all sources and methods.
  • The delivery of data sets to the IPHC’s Quantitative Sciences Branch by due dates, working in coordination with other Fisheries Statistics and Services Branch staff.
  • Directing the completion of annual reporting on Pacific halibut fisheries, including coordinating with the Fisheries Data Program staff and other IPHC Secretariat staff to assure all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete.
  • Leading the publication of Fisheries Data Program documents including sampling handbooks for Alaska, U.S.A, British Columbia, Canada, and IPHC Regulatory 2A tribal and non-tribal fisheries.
  • Also, I directly assist with the enhancement of the IPHC’s online presence by creating content, managing platforms, and communicating IPHC’s science and IPHC’s Interim and Annual Meetings as primary webmaster and publisher for iphc.int, and social media lead. 


  • Henry, E. 2018. The International Pacific Halibut Commission and Social Media. Fisheries 43: 139.
  • Claussen, J., David, S., O'Reilly, K., Henry, E., and N. Sopinka. 2018. #Welcome: Introducing the AFS Science Communication Section. Fisheries. 43: 121.


  • Henry, E. 2018. Speaking to Your Niche Audience: What 1000 Facebook Likes Can Tell You. Contributed Presentation. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. August 2018. Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • Claussen, J., David, S., O'Reilly, K., Henry, E. 2018. Promoting Fisheries Science via Social Media During #AFS148. August 2018. Online Webinar for American Fisheries Society.
  • Henry, E. 2018. Pacific halibut sex ratio: 19 years of fishery-independent setline survey data. Contributed Presentation. Western Groundfish Conference, February 2018, Seaside, California.
  • Henry, E. 2016. The International Pacific Halibut Commission and social media: lessons learned from the first 3 years on Facebook and Twitter. Contributed Presentation. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. August 2016. Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Henry, E. 2015. The International Pacific Halibut Commission & Social Media. Contributed Presentation.WA-BC AFS 2015 Annual General Meeting. February 2015. Richmond, BC.


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Guelph, 2006
  • Certificate in Social Media Technologies & Implementation, University of Washington, 2015
  • Masters of Science in Communication, Purdue University, 2019 - Present 

Previous Work Experience:

  • Fishery Biologist I, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Dutch Harbor, AK, 2009 – 2012
  • Seasonal Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2009
  • At-Sea Fisheries Observer, Archipelago Marine Research, British Columbia, 2008
  • Crab and Marine Mammal Observer, Saltwater Inc., Alaska, 2006 – 2008