The 2017 Lamberson Medal was awarded to RMA members Guillermo Herrera (Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Bowdoin College), Holly Mueller (Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California Santa Barbara) and Michael Neubert (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) for their paper “High seas fish wars generate marine reserves.” Herrera, G. E., H. V. Moeller and M. G. Neubert. 2016. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 113(4):3767-3772. http://www.pnas.org/content/113/14/3767

Mike accepted the award at the recent annual conference in Barcelona on behalf of himself and his two co-authors who were unable to attend. He is seen on the left together with Rollie Lamberson and inaugural 2016 recipient Encarna Esteban (RMA President Luc Doyen and immediate past president John Hearne look on from the background at left).