June 17, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate William W. Fox, Jr., to be a member of the Marine Mammal Commission for the term expiring May 13, 1989. He would succeed Karen Pryor.
Mr. Fox is currently a professor of biology and living resources and the director of the Cooperative Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami. Prior to this he served as Director of the Southeast Fisheries Center at the National Marine Fisheries Service, 1978 - 1982.
Mr. Fox graduated from the University of Miami (B.S., 1967; M.S., 1970) and the University of Washington (Ph.D., 1972). He was born July 18, 1945, in San Diego, CA. Mr. Fox is married, has two children, and resides in Miami, FL.