AFS Seeks Journal Editor

AFS Seeks Journal Editor The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks a scientist to serve as an editor of North American Journal of Aquaculture (NAJA). Editor must be committed to fast-paced deadlines, and would be appointed for a five-year renewable term. Duties include: Deciding on the suitability of contributed papers, and advising authors on what would.. read more →

New Book: Mangroves as Fish Habitat

With the continuing destruction of mangrove forests world-wide, their importance to fish populations by providing habitat connectivity, nursery grounds and trophic function is a rapidly expanding research area, and one that is increasingly at the focus of many coastal conservation issues. Based on papers and extended abstracts presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Mangroves.. read more →

New Book: Managing the Impacts of Human Activities on Fish Habitat

Fish species and their habitat are under threat from the impact of overfishing, pollution, and development. This book reviews the science, governance, and practice of assessing and managing these impacts, including use of ecosystem-based approaches (EBA). Describes innovations in use of EBA in managing economic development impacts, and highlights key features and requirements such as.. read more →

New AFS Book: Black Bass Diversity

The book’s 47 chapters cover the biological, ecological, genetic, and management concerns of endemic basses within the genus Micropterus. The opening chapters profile the nine recognized species of Micropterus, and describe their unique conservation needs. Later chapters are dedicated to fishery topics and the influences of human dimensions. New findings pertaining to life history, movement,.. read more →

Book Review: Walleye and Sauger

  Biology, Management, and Culture of Walleye and Sauger.  Edited by Bruce A. Barton. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.  2011. 600 pages. US$79 Why would a group of fisheries scientists and managers take it upon themselves, under the auspices of the Walleye Technical Committee, North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society, to write this.. read more →

Book Review: Telemetry Techniques

Telemetry Techniques: A User Guide for Fisheries Research Noah S. Adams, John W. Beeman, and John H. Eiler, editors. 2012. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 543 pages. I would have greatly benefited from reading this book at the start of my Ph.D. It is a thorough and well-organised “Telemetry 101,” for students and senior researchers.. read more →

Marine and Coastal Fisheries 2014 Editorial Board

Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science Editorial Board 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief Don Noakes Department of Mathematics and Statistics Thompson Rivers University 900 McGill Road, Box 3010 Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 5N3 CANADA Tel: 250-852-7182 Fax:  250-371-5675 E-mail: dnoakes@tru.ca   Subject Editors Richard Brill Virginia Institute of Marine Science 102 Andrews Hall P.O. Box.. read more →