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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release December 8, 1995

PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ANDREW A. ROSENBERG AS A MEMBER OF THE

NORTH ATLANTIC SALMON CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION

President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Andrew A. Rosenberg of Massachusetts as a member of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

Dr. Rosenberg is currently the Regional Director of the Northeast Region for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). He is recognized for a strong academic background in marine science. Dr. Rosenberg has been a Deputy Director and lecturer at Imperial College of London, England, a graduate Research Fellow at Dalhousie University of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a visiting research associate at the University of Bergen, Norway. He served as the scientific editor of Our Living Oceans and chaired national and international panels of experts to advise on research of Pacific tunas, Atlantic bluefin tuna, whale management, and the Stellar sea lion. From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Rosenberg served as a research specialist in population dynamics for the National Marine Fisheries Service. He earned a B.S. in fisheries biology from the University of Massachusetts, an M.S. in oceanography from Oregon State University, and a Ph.D. in Biology from Dalhousie University.

The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization is headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. The organization gathers, analyzes, and disseminates information pertaining to salmon stocks in the North Atlantic and promotes conservation and rational management of such stocks through international cooperation.

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