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- William Hogarth dean, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, former administrator for fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service
- Carys Louise Mitchelmore associate professor, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
- Douglas Rader chief oceans scientist, Environmental Defense Fund.
- Jackie Savitz pollution campaign director, senior scientist, Oceana
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