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George A. Rose

Job Title: Professor and Senior Chair of Fisheries Conservation
Employer: Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Place of Birth: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Public School attended: Woodroffe and D.Roy Kennedy Public Schools, Ottawa, Ont.
High School attended: Woodroffe High School, Ottawa, Ont.
Further Education: University of Guelph (B.Sc.), Laurentian University (M.Sc.), McGill University (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Newfoundland, Alaska, Kenya

Brief synopsis of current research:
History and conservation of Newfoundland fisheries. New means to survey marine fishes with particular emphasis on sonar methods. Fish distribution, migration and life history studies with emphasis on Atlantic cod, capelin and redfish. Marine conservation methods with emphasis on gear restrictions and protected areas.