Dr. Ali İSMEN is a full professor in Fisheries Section of Marine Science and Technology Faculty in Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey. Dr. ISMEN has completed his undergraduate education on Fisheries in Ankara University in 1985. Then, he comleted his graduate education in 1988 in Ankara University, giving the master thesis titled \"A comparative study of the catches in bait and non-bait pinter with freshwater lobster (Astacus leptodactylus Esch.1823)”. In 1995, he completed his PhD thesis titled “Biology and Population Parameters of whiting (Merlangus merlangus euxinus) in Turkish Coasts of the Black Sea\" in METU, Institute of Marine Science, Department of Fisheries Biology. He is interested in marine fish species distribution, fisheries biology, stock assessment and population parameters in Turkish seas. He has scientific studies numerous published by various reputed scientific journals and others.