Dr Froese is one of the fathers of FishBase, the immensely successful free web archive about all species of fish known to science. FishBase serves between one half and one million users every month. He does his research at GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany, and has successfully led several international research collaborations in addition to coordinating his greatest scientific achievement, FishBase.


Dr. Froese's main concern is to promote sustainable seafood through good science and its explanation to everybody. So, in addition to doing excellent research he gives interviews and appears on tv.

Mundus maris asked Dr. Froese about threats to the oceans, what could be done about them and who was most responsive to the science. Click here to hear his answers.