Internationally Renowned Fisheries Scientist Retires — Sort Of
Dr. George Rose is one of the world’s leading authorities on codfish.
Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland 67 years ago, Rose never had a family connection to the sea; his father was a geologist, but somehow George knew at a young age that ultimately he would wind up working in the marine world.
“It must have been the salt sea air in St. John’s,” he laughs.
That salty air must have had a powerful impact because his family had moved to Ottawa by the time young George started ...
Prominent Cod Scientist Labels Stock Recovery as “Remarkable”: Dr. George Rose Retiring From CFER in September
The apparent return of cod stocks to the waters off Newfoundland, particularly the Northeast Coast, has been the talk of the Atlantic Canadian fishing industry for several years now.
And the research of well-known cod scientist Dr. George Rose has been the catalyst for much of these discussions.
In the November 2014 issue of The Navigator, Rose stated that the fishing industry needed to start preparing for a return to Northern cod — creating quite a stir from both harvesters and ...