Dickie, Lloyd Merlin
Lloyd Merlin Dickie, marine ecologist (b at Canning, NS 6 Mar 1926). After studying at Acadia, Yale and Toronto, Dickie became founding director of the Marine Ecology Laboratory as a component of the BEDFORD INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY, NS, in 1965, establishing it as a major centre for the study of marine production systems for the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. He was chairman of the Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie from 1974 to 1977 and since 1978 has been senior research scientist at the Marine Ecology Laboratory. Dickie has an international reputation for his work on marine production systems, including fisheries bio-energetics, genetics, acoustics, theory of search, species interactions and population demography. He is also well known as a teacher and has been appointed to various academic, governmental and international agencies concerned with fisheries and biological OCEANOGRAPHY.