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AFS NEWS

Kansas City Symposia Summaries: From Angling for Dinosaurs to Pop-up Satellite Tagging to Climate Impacts

Learn about the latest fisheries science hot topics from our Annual Meeting symposia summaries. Read more. 

Kansas City Highlights Video

Experience the AFS Annual Meeting again with images compiled by Beth Beard and edited by our own Deputy Executive Director, Dan Cassidy. Click here.

Watch the Plenary Sessions

Recordings of all three Plenary Sessions, along with the Business Meeting and the AFS Leadership Class, are now available. Click here.

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PUBLICATIONS

Mississippi River Basin Paddlefish Population Dynamics: Implications for the Management of a Highly Migratory Species

Mississippi River Basin Paddlefish Population Dynamics: Implications for the Management of a Highly Migratory Species

Management of migratory fishes is a difficult task for fishery managers because fish cross jurisdictional boundaries and encounter differing regulations. Read more.

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Fishes in Paleochannels of the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley: A National Treasure

Fishes in Paleochannels of the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley: A National Treasure

OPEN ACCESS: Fluvial geomorphology of the alluvial valley of the Lower Mississippi River reveals a fascinating history.

Read more.

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Do PIT Tags Interfere with Growth or Swimming Ability in Small-bodied Fish?

Evaluating the physiological and performance consequences of PIT tag implantation in a small-bodied, sexually dimorphic stream fish, the Blackspotted Topminnow Fundulus olivaceus... Read more.

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AFS Journals 2015 Best Paper Award Winners 

OPEN ACCESS until October 31

Topics include: American Eel growth and sex determination, feed effects on pond-cultured freshwater prawns, vaccines for catfish aquaculture, Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery, and impacts of the GOM Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan. Read more.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS, AWARDS, JOBS

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Best Paper in Marine and Coastal Fisheries

"Simulating the Trophic Impacts of Fishery Policy Options on the West Florida Shelf Using Ecopath with Ecosim": Read more.

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Staff News: Katrina Dunn

AFS Director of Development, Katrina Dunn, this week published a paper with the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) blog, AssociationsNow, on the benefits of involving more young professionals at the board level. Read more

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Disaster Relief for Louisiana

The AFS Disaster Relief Fund will provide assistance to fisheries professionals in the flooded areas of Louisiana. Click here for ways to contribute.

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Be a Part of the Next National Climate Assessment

The call for authors and technical inputs for the Fourth National Climate Assessment is now open.Technical inputs can be submitted until January 15.  Read more.

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To Members

Are you ready for 2017 membership renewal season? Remember that this is a great opportunity for you to add Sections or subscriptions to your existing invoice. Just check-mark any item you wish to add and then click “update cart." To renew, just log into your AFS account. 

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Events Calendar

See upcoming AFS and other events in our Events Calendar.

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Job Hunting

For the latest JOBS postings, please go to our website at: fisheries.org/employment/jobs

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Editors - Martha Wilson, Sarah Harrison, Beth Beard

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