Bob Iversen

Bob Iversen is a retired Hawaii fishery biologist who spent 40 years studying tuna and other fish in the tropical Pacific Ocean. He is a former officer in the US Navy, and initiated the “mental health of seafarers” movement that has now taken off worldwide.

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Bob Iversen is a retired Hawaii fishery biologist who spent 40 years studying tuna and other fish in the tropical Pacific Ocean. He is a former officer in the US Navy, and initiated the “mental health of seafarers” movement that has now taken off worldwide.

This story has two sharks involved, a real one, an oceanic whitetip (Carcharinus longimanus), sometimes called the shipwreck shark, and which are quite large, and somethi ..

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This episode started On April 20, 1978 during a US Coast Guard fishery patrol near Midway Islands and did not end until mid-1983 during a confrontation I had with two Jap ..

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