Prof. Sahar Fahmy Mehanna, is a professor and head of Fish Population Dynamics and stock assessment lab, National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries NIOF, Egypt. Her research interest focuses on fisheries management, marine ecology and aquatic life conservation. She has up to 30 years’ experience in Fish Population Dynamics and aquatic resources assessment and management. She has published 160 papers including 96 in international peer reviewed journals, 7 book chapters and more than 60 articles in national and international conferences. She has supervised 40 MSc and PhD Theses and be the PI of 10 national and international research projects as well as a team member in another 25 projects. She is a consultant for a number of organizations, authorities, governmental bodies and agencies. She is a member in many national and international organizations and societies and many ministerial committees. She is an editorial board member in 5 international journals and reviewer for 25 international journals. She teaches the undergraduate and postgraduate in 5 Egyptian universities and serves as external examiner for many international universities like American university, India, Jordan, Sudan, Egypt, Kuwait. She attended many scholarships and fellowships in almost world countries such as Germany, Netherland, Canada, Spain, Italy, Greece, France. She was the former director of the Red Sea Branch of NIOF in Hurghada city and the Suez and Aqaba Gulfs Branch in Suez city as well as the head of fisheries division in NIOF.