Tyler is the team lead at The Life Aquatic and is a Research Scientist at the Fisheries & Marine Institute, Memorial University. Tyler lectures in the Fisheries Science Graduate Program – he teaches ‘Data Collection, Management, & Display’.
Tyler is interested in past, present, and future human interactions with, and ecology of, marine ecosystems.
Tyler is a Founding Coordinator of the Fisheries and Marine Ecosystem Model Intercomparison Project (FishMIP) and is a Visiting Scientist at the Charles Darwin Research Station, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Tyler was a Research Fellow at the University of South Carolina, US, with the Nereus Program, a Research Associate at the University of British Columbia, Canada, with the Nereus Program, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie University, Canada, with the Lenfest Ocean Program. Tyler received a PhD in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and an Honours BSc in Marine Biology from Dalhousie University, Canada.