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Gulf Council selects Dr. John Froeschke as new deputy director

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has named Dr. John Froeschke as its new Deputy director. Froeschke has worked as a Fishery Biologist and Statistician for the Council since 2009.

John earned his Ph.D from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. There, he worked on developing predictive models used to improve our understanding of environmental factors affecting fish distribution and abundance in the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to this, Dr.Froeschke completed his Master’s of Science in Biology at California State University, Northridge. He worked as a fish biologist at Occidental College in Los Angeles and as a scientific diver for several years. John currently lives in central Florida and enjoys fishing and camping with his wife and two young children.


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